Compare WordPress vs. Symfony CMF

WordPress Symfony CMF
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Product intro

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.

As a Content Management Framework Symfony CMF is not a complete CMS product, but more of a framework to build your own CMS on top of. This makes it stand out from the crowd.

Main advantages
  • Very popular
  • Good usability
  • Vibrant community
  • Full stack Symfony Framework Implementation
  • Flexibility in design alowing tailored experiences
  • Can be embedded into existing Symfony applications
Main disvantages
  • Shoddy code quality
  • Relies on 3rd party plugins a lot
  • A weak security trackrecord, partly due to plugins
  • Longer time to market than with CMS
  • Content editor experience easily compromised
  • Smaller community than CMSes
Product detailsWordPress Symfony CMF

CMSes vailable for comparison: BackBee, Bolt CMS, Concrete5, Contenta, Contentful, Cosmic.js, Craft CMS, Drupal 8, eZ Platform, Fork CMS, GraphCMS, Grav, Jarves, Joomla!, Kunstmaan, October CMS, Open Orchestra, Pagekit, Pimcore, PyroCMS 3, Reservoir, Spress, Sulu CMS, Symfony CMF, Symphony CMS