Compare WordPress vs. Craft CMS

WordPress Craft CMS
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WordPress is not a very modern PHP CMS and does not use Symfony or other components. It is very popular and earns it's position in the listing of Symfony CMSes.

Craft CMS is a new player in the PHP CMS field. It does not use Symfony components, but is a popular and more modern option for WordPress.

Main advantages
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
  • Superb usability
  • Focus on content management
  • Clean code base
Main disvantages
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
  • Limited adoption
  • Not a part of a larger ecosystem (like Symfony)
  • Coding style is a bit old school PHP
Product detailsWordPress Craft CMS

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