Compared to Others

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FeaturesScrivitoWordpressDrupalAdobe CQ5Contentful
Serverless Technology
Intuitive in-place WYSIWYG editing
Drag-and-Drop
Auto-saving

Requires coding

Modular page composition through widgets

Partially, no WYSIWYG

Working copies for letting teams or individuals edit content independently (like Git branches)
Flexible data models (e.g. custom page types, widgets, attributes, …)

Requires plugins

100% multi-tenancy cloud solution
Assets (images, videos, …) are out-of-the-box handled and uploaded to a scalable data store (e.g. S3), so that asset requests don't hit your website
Built-in CDN option for all assets uploaded to the CMS
Advanced full-text, faceted and fielded search built-in
Advanced media asset handling (image editing, EXIF/IPTC recognition, full-text search for metadata)

Partially

Automatic image resizing/processing
Supports responsive web design (mobile/tablet preview, responsive image resizing)

Requires plugins

Built-in tagging support
Multi-language sites

Partially

Only Pro/ Enterprise

Multiple sites

Partially

All client-side components are open source
Versatile API available
Built-in intelligent caching for components and pages

Requires plugins

Comprehensive SEO Support and Social Media out-of-the-box (Metatags,  Twitter Cards, FB OpenGraph)

Requires plugins

Requires plugins

Requires plugins

Cloud storage, no local database required
Ensures high availability and scalability (e.g. through distribution over multiple data centers)

Requires significant effort

Requires significant effort

Requires significant effort

Licensing costs

Monthly SaaS Subscription

Free: Open Source

Free: Open Source

High: Commercial license

Monthly SaaS Subscription

Hosting costs

Included

Low

Low

High: Requires custom installation by a trained professional

Low

Maintenance effort / running costs

Low, as simple as updating an npm package

Medium: Requires constant upgrading (also due to numerous security bugs)

Medium: Requires constant upgrading

High: Requires custom installation by a trained professional

Low, gem update

CMS backend installable on your own servers
Community-provided themes and add-ons

A few

Yes, many

Yes, many

Professional support team available for answering questions

At extra cost

Only through 3rd party

At extra cost

Scrivito

Wordpress

Drupal

Adobe CQ5

Contentful

Score (max 29)

28

9,5

12,5

16,5

19

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