Compare WordPress vs. October CMS

WordPress October 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.

October CMS is a content management system built on the Laravel Framework. It's been in development since 2013 and is definitely part of a new generation of PHP of content management tools.

Main advantages
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
  • A new project with little legacy
  • Built on a common MVC framework
  • A functional marketplace
Main disvantages
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
  • A limited number of adopters
  • Built in AJAX framework might make decoupling difficult
  • Site layout management features limited
Product detailsWordPress October CMS

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