Compared to Others

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Features

Scrivito

Wordpress

Drupal

Adobe CQ5

Contentful

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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