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Take the guesswork out of finding the right content management system for your needs with our guide to choosing the right CMS. See how Brightspot compares to CMS alternatives like Adobe AEM, Drupal, WordPress VIP, Contentstack, Contentful and Sitecore.

CMS comparison guides

What do you need to consider when selecting a content management system? Check out these resources to learn more about choosing the right CMS for you.

Selecting the right CMS for your business is a pivotal decision, and one of the first strategic decisions to be made is whether to opt for an open source or proprietary CMS. This guide offers an in-depth comparison to help you make an informed decision.
Integrating a CMS into your e-commerce strategy isn't just about managing content鈥攊t's about crafting compelling narratives around your products. As the digital marketplace expands, harnessing the capabilities of a CMS can be the difference between thriving and surviving in the competitive world of online retail.
Choosing the right CMS can make your company shine online, but the wrong choice can drain resources. With countless options available, this guide navigates you toward the perfect fit for your small business needs.
Our expert explains the differences in building and launching sites on WordPress and Brightspot, including usability, flexibility, and simplicity.
Optimize your digital strategy while keeping an eye on total cost of ownership. Discover how a CMS with robust integration capabilities and AI/ML functionalities can not only elevate your campaigns but also offer cost-effective solutions for long-term success.
Unlock the power of effective marketing campaigns with the right CMS. Learn how features like multi-channel support, robust analytics and AI/ML capabilities can be game-changers in maximizing ROI and customer engagement.

CMS architecture

The options for CMS architectures have grown along with the number of vendors trying to convince you their approach is the best. To help you cut through all the clutter, we've developed guides to explain the differences between the main types of CMS platforms, including coupled CMS, decoupled CMS and headless CMS, as well as the pros and cons for each.

Featured guides

Headless CMS solutions are a subset of decoupled CMS architecture. With a headless CMS platform, there is no fixed front end鈥攊nstead, the solution acts as a content-only data source. Learn more about headless CMS here.
Find out everything you need to know about decoupled CMS architecture and the questions decision makers need to ask when considering different CMS options鈥攈eadless, decoupled, hybrid鈥攆or their organizations.
Discover why hybrid CMS architecture is the most flexible option for content management, and how it offers the ability to mix presentation choices.

CMS insights

Get expert insights about extending the full capabilities of your content management system to publish content, manage digital experiences and reach the right audiences no matter the channel or device.

See how Brightspot compares to the competition

Overcome Adobe Experience Manager complexity and constraints with a powerful integration-ready solution that supports use of Brightspot as a secondary CMS or full alternative to AEM.
Drupal CMS alternative
Discover why Brightspot is the superior CMS choice over Drupal. Benefit from extensible architecture, easy customization, advanced publishing capabilities, managed services and cost-effectiveness. Say goodbye to developer reliance and hidden expenses.
WordPress VIP alternative
Selecting the perfect CMS from a vast array of options can feel overwhelming. In this comparison, we analyze Brightspot and WordPress VIP side by side to assist you in determining whether Brightspot is the ideal CMS for your organization.
When looking to optimize the productivity and flexibility of your digital operations, keep in mind the goals you鈥檙e trying to achieve and closely assess how your choice of CMS can support it. Here, we take a side-by-side look at how Brightspot CMS compares to Sitecore.
Learn about some of the key differences between Contentstack and Brightspot, and how a move to Brightspot as your CMS solution can drive your business forward with astonishing speed and flexibility.
Uncover the notable distinctions between Contentful and Brightspot, and explore how migrating to Brightspot as your CMS solution can accelerate your business's progress with unparalleled speed and flexibility.
"Sticking with a legacy CMS would have constrained our creativity and undermined our confidence. With a modern CMS like Brightspot, we can move and innovate the way we want now, and in the future."
- Senior Manager, Digital Strategy
"For us, Brightspot offers a lot of benefits. We are really excited to be able to pair the out-of-the-box features that come with the upgraded version of Brightspot with our custom development to be able to provide a sleek, modern CMS for our evolving newsroom."
- Senior Project Manager, POLITICO
"We originally partnered with Brightspot to implement an enterprise CMS that delivered high-quality user experience, which was a success. Now, years later, Brightspot is still ensuring our digital properties embody vivid images, powerful search and compelling stories and that our editorial content integrates with our auction engine to provide a seamless experience for our users."
- Vice President, 番茄社区 and Application Strategy
"It's been four years since the initial implementation, and our editorial staff continues to be very happy with the platform. U.S. News anticipates using Brightspot for many years to come."
- Senior Vice President of Technology, U.S. News & World Report
"Brightspot has an incredibly fast, sleek front end, and the back end is intuitive, simple and effective. Basically, it helps us publish faster."
- Director of Multimedia, National Geographic
"Brightspot improved the quality of life for our editorial team, who can now manage sites, collaborate and publish experiences faster and more seamlessly than ever to meet the demands of our audience. It also empowered our development team, giving them total control over the look and feel of our platform."
- Director of Technology, Televisa Digital

Find the right CMS for your digital strategy

The right CMS can turn your digital goals into reality鈥攏ow and in the future. Connect with a Brightspot expert today to compare CMS options and find your perfect fit.

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