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side-by-side comparison of Contentful vs. Sitecore Experience Platform
based on preference data from user reviews. Contentful rates 4.3/5 stars with 95 reviews. By contrast, Sitecore Experience Platform rates 3.9/5 stars with 350 reviews. Each product's score is calculated with real-time data from verified user reviews, to help you make the best choice between these two options, and decide which one is best for your business needs.
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Contentful
Contentful
(95)
4.3 out of 5
Contentful
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
(350)
3.9 out of 5
Sitecore Experience Platform
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Contentful
Contentful
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Market Segments
Contentful
Contentful
Small-Business (46.0% of reviews)
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Enterprise (60.1% of reviews)
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Contentful
Contentful
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Contentful vs Sitecore Experience Platform

When assessing the two solutions, reviewers found Contentful easier to use, set up, and administer. Reviewers also preferred doing business with Contentful overall.

  • Reviewers felt that Contentful meets the needs of their business better than Sitecore Experience Platform.
  • When comparing quality of ongoing product support, reviewers felt that Contentful is the preferred option.
  • For feature updates and roadmaps, our reviewers preferred the direction of Contentful over Sitecore Experience Platform.
Categories
Shared Categories
Contentful
Contentful
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Contentful and Sitecore Experience Platform are categorized as WebOps Platforms and Web Content Management
Unique Categories
Contentful
Contentful is categorized as SAP App Center, Headless CMS, and VR Content Management Systems
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform is categorized as Digital Experience Platforms (DXP)
Pricing
Contentful
Contentful Pricing
Enterprise
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Team
$489/month
Community
Free
Free Trial
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform Pricing
Free Trial Unavailable
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Ratings
Meets Requirements
Contentful
Contentful
8.4
Responses: 74
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
8.1
Responses: 237
Ease of Use
Contentful
Contentful
8.5
Responses: 74
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.8
Responses: 237
Ease of Setup
Contentful
Contentful
8.8
Responses: 36
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
5.3
Responses: 134
Ease of Admin
Contentful
Contentful
9.1
Responses: 35
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.2
Responses: 138
Quality of Support
Contentful
Contentful
8.6
Responses: 65
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Responses: 213
Ease of Doing Business With
Contentful
Contentful
9.1
Responses: 35
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.2
Responses: 126
Product Direction (% positive)
Contentful
Contentful
7.9
Responses: 73
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.5
Responses: 218
Features
Content
Content Authoring
Contentful
Contentful
8.6
Responses: 47
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.8
Responses: 112
Verified Feature
Rich Text Editor
Contentful
Contentful
8.0
Responses: 47
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.2
Responses: 109
Verified Feature
Versioning
Contentful
Contentful
7.6
Responses: 41
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.3
Responses: 97
Verified Feature
Plug-ins/Widgets/Apps
Contentful
Contentful
8.1
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.4
Responses: 84
Verified Feature
Approval Process
Contentful
Contentful
8.3
Responses: 25
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.1
Responses: 93
Verified Feature
Content Queue
Contentful
Contentful
8.3
Responses: 11
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Responses: 90
Verified Feature
Asset Management
Contentful
Contentful
8.1
Responses: 40
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Responses: 97
Verified Feature
Internal Search
Contentful
Contentful
8.1
Responses: 43
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.4
Responses: 97
Verified Feature
Content Repository
Contentful
Contentful
8.6
Responses: 47
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.3
Responses: 100
Verified Feature
Functionality
Developer Tools
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Automation
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Website Staging
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Design
Breadth of Pre-Built Templates
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
5.9
Responses: 78
Verified Feature
Mobile
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.1
Responses: 80
Verified Feature
Branding/Themes
Contentful
Contentful
7.4
Responses: 9
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.7
Responses: 82
Verified Feature
Customization
Contentful
Contentful
8.3
Responses: 43
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.2
Responses: 93
Verified Feature
Management
Web Content Dedication
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Website Hosting
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Role-Based Permissions
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Platform
User Community
Contentful
Contentful
8.3
Responses: 9
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.1
Responses: 72
Verified Feature
SEO
Contentful
Contentful
8.0
Responses: 32
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.8
Responses: 83
Verified Feature
Flexible Navigation Structures
Contentful
Contentful
8.3
Responses: 40
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Responses: 87
Verified Feature
User, Role, and Access Management
Contentful
Contentful
8.2
Responses: 46
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.8
Responses: 92
Verified Feature
Enterprise Scalability
Contentful
Contentful
8.2
Responses: 38
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
8.0
Responses: 77
Verified Feature
Internationalization
Contentful
Contentful
8.5
Responses: 37
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.9
Responses: 70
Verified Feature
Dashboards and Reports
Contentful
Contentful
8.4
Responses: 35
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.8
Responses: 70
Verified Feature
API / Integrations
Contentful
Contentful
9.0
Responses: 43
Verified Feature
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.5
Responses: 74
Verified Feature
Support
CMS Variety
Contentful
Contentful
Feature Not Available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Multi-CMS Support
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Compliance
Contentful
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
Not enough data available
Reviewers' Company Size
Reviewers of Contentful were most often representing companies in the Small-Business segment, while reviewers for Sitecore Experience Platform were more commonly in the Enterprise segment.
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
Contentful
Contentful
46.0%
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.7%
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
Contentful
Contentful
29.9%
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
33.2%
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
Contentful
Contentful
24.1%
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform
60.1%
Reviewers' Industry
Contentful
Contentful Industry
Information Technology and Services
18.4%
Internet
13.8%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.5%
Computer Software
8.0%
Higher Education
4.6%
Other
43.7%
Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform Industry
Hospital & Health Care
8.4%
Information Technology and Services
7.7%
Computer Software
7.0%
Financial Services
6.0%
Insurance
5.7%
Other
65.1%
Reviews
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Contentful
GB
Internal Consultant in Broadcast Media

Contentful has a really nice ecosystem of SDKs, APIs and associated tools to support integration, automation and developer experience.

Sitecore Experience Platform
Cheryl C.
User in Information Technology and Services

I enjoy how user friendly the content editor is. It allows users with little knowledge of css and html to edit pages without any problems.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Contentful
Leslie A.
User in Higher Education

It is not easy to upload images at all, especially when it comes to adding multiple images. It is also not easy to tell when the content will actually be published or how it will appear as it is altered at times.

Sitecore Experience Platform
Megan W.
Administrator in Computer Software

Although Sitecore is powerful, it's also clunky and way too much of a system for a smaller company to use. I have used several different CMS systems, and Sitecore is probably one of the most challenging. If you don't use a process with several steps for...

Discussions
Contentful
Contentful Discussions
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Sitecore Experience Platform
Sitecore Experience Platform Discussions
Just more information on how to actually use things. Also, does it have to be so slow?
2 comments
KM
Depending on the version of Sitecore you have, the number of child items you have under each node of the content tree, and many config factors, Sitecore can...Read more
When can we expect (functional) improvements on ScForms?
1 comment
NV
scForms doesn't get updated very often, so I wouldn't expect an update to come very soon. In my 5 years of using scForms, I saw 1 major update to the...Read more
Why don't the bullets and numbering work in your rich text editor ribbon?
1 comment
DD
Hello Dorene, Please ask your question on the https://sitecore.stackexchange.com/. You will get help there much faster.Read more
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