Compare Contentful, Sitecore Experience Platform, and Episerver CMS

Pricing

 
Small
Free
 
Medium
$249
per month
 
Large
$949
per month
 
Enterprise
Contact contentful
 
Free Trial
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial Unavailable
Contentful
Small
Free
Medium
$249per month
Large
$949per month
Enterprise
Contact contentful
Free Trial
Sitecore Experience Platform
Free Trial Unavailable
Episerver CMS
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.3
7.7
7.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
8.4
6.3
7.5
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.5
5.2
6.9
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
8.8
6.9
7.4
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
8.7
6.7
7.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
6.7
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
8.3
6.0
6.9
Meets Requirements
Contentful
8.3
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.7
Episerver CMS
7.7
Ease of Use
Contentful
8.4
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.3
Episerver CMS
7.5
Ease of Setup
Contentful
8.5
Sitecore Experience Platform
5.2
Episerver CMS
6.9
Ease of Admin
Contentful
8.8
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.9
Episerver CMS
7.4
Quality of Support
Contentful
8.7
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.7
Episerver CMS
7.1
Ease of Doing Business With
Contentful
8.8
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.7
Episerver CMS
7.4
Product Direction (% positive)
Contentful
8.3
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.0
Episerver CMS
6.9

Features

Content
Content Authoring
Contentful
8.6
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.9
Episerver CMS
8.4
Rich Text Editor
Contentful
8.1
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Episerver CMS
7.5
Versioning
Contentful
7.7
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.1
Episerver CMS
7.7
Plug-ins/Widgets/Apps
Contentful
8.2
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.2
Episerver CMS
6.7
Approval Process
Contentful
8.5
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.1
Episerver CMS
7.2
Content Queue
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.1
Episerver CMS
7.6
Asset Management
Contentful
8.3
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Episerver CMS
7.1
Internal Search
Contentful
8.0
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.3
Episerver CMS
6.3
Content Repository
Contentful
8.7
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.1
Episerver CMS
7.3
Design
Breadth of Pre-Built Templates
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
5.5
Episerver CMS
5.8
Mobile
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
5.9
Episerver CMS
7.0
Branding/Themes
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.5
Episerver CMS
7.1
Customization
Contentful
8.3
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.7
Episerver CMS
7.2
Platform
User Community
Contentful
Not enough data available
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.8
Episerver CMS
6.6
SEO
Contentful
8.2
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Episerver CMS
7.3
Flexible Navigation Structures
Contentful
8.5
Sitecore Experience Platform
6.9
Episerver CMS
7.3
User, Role, and Access Management
Contentful
8.5
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.9
Episerver CMS
7.5
Enterprise Scalability
Contentful
8.2
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.9
Episerver CMS
7.9
Internationalization
Contentful
8.4
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.5
Episerver CMS
8.0
Dashboards and Reports
Contentful
8.7
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.0
Episerver CMS
6.4
API / Integrations
Contentful
8.8
Sitecore Experience Platform
7.5
Episerver CMS
7.3

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
32.8%
9.3%
8.6%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
38.8%
39.5%
58.6%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
28.4%
51.2%
32.8%
Contentful
Small-Business
32.8%
Mid-Market
38.8%
Enterprise
28.4%
Sitecore Experience Platform
Small-Business
9.3%
Mid-Market
39.5%
Enterprise
51.2%
Episerver CMS
Small-Business
8.6%
Mid-Market
58.6%
Enterprise
32.8%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
22.4%
Computer Software
10.5%
Information Technology and Services
17.5%
 
Internet
17.9%
Education Management
7.0%
Marketing and Advertising
8.8%
 
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.9%
Marketing and Advertising
5.8%
Higher Education
8.8%
 
Computer Software
7.5%
Hospitality
5.8%
Computer Software
8.8%
 
Higher Education
6.0%
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
Retail
5.3%
 
Other
34.3%
Other
66.3%
Other
50.9%
Contentful
Information Technology and Services
22.4%
Internet
17.9%
Non-Profit Organization Management
11.9%
Computer Software
7.5%
Higher Education
6.0%
Other
34.3%
Sitecore Experience Platform
Computer Software
10.5%
Education Management
7.0%
Marketing and Advertising
5.8%
Hospitality
5.8%
Information Technology and Services
4.7%
Other
66.3%
Episerver CMS
Information Technology and Services
17.5%
Marketing and Advertising
8.8%
Higher Education
8.8%
Computer Software
8.8%
Retail
5.3%
Other
50.9%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
GI
User in Internet

Contentful helped us bridge the gap between developers and our marketing team ( the content developers). Our car pool app, PoolY, has recently seen major success and increase in the number of active users recently so Contentful's pay as you go payment plan...

Cheryl C.
User in Marketing and Advertising

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.

Marija J.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

What I love about the platform is that it does not reinvent the wheel - as a developer, you are free to leverage any of the newest and coolest frameworks and packages without much hassle. Yet, you have a support of a reliable system underneath.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
Nathaly S.
User in Real Estate

One of the things I dislike is that it is very complicated to figure out how to add widgets and pop-ups from other services we utilize like Constant Contact and MailChimp. Also, when setting up Google Analytics, we continue receiving error messages, but so...

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...

Nicholas H.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

This CMS absolutely requires an in-house .NET resource. Deploying aesthetic changes and creating new pages types is impossible without an employee that fully understands the .NET framework. Our company hired an agency to build our website using EPiServer....

 
Contentful
Most Helpful Favorable Review
GI
User in Internet

Contentful helped us bridge the gap between developers and our marketing team ( the content developers). Our car pool app, PoolY, has recently seen major success and increase in the number of active users recently so Contentful's pay as you go payment plan...

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nathaly S.
User in Real Estate

One of the things I dislike is that it is very complicated to figure out how to add widgets and pop-ups from other services we utilize like Constant Contact and MailChimp. Also, when setting up Google Analytics, we continue receiving error messages, but so...

Sitecore Experience Platform
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Cheryl C.
User in Marketing and Advertising

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
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...

Episerver CMS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Marija J.
Consultant in Information Technology and Services

What I love about the platform is that it does not reinvent the wheel - as a developer, you are free to leverage any of the newest and coolest frameworks and packages without much hassle. Yet, you have a support of a reliable system underneath.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nicholas H.
Administrator in Marketing and Advertising

This CMS absolutely requires an in-house .NET resource. Deploying aesthetic changes and creating new pages types is impossible without an employee that fully understands the .NET framework. Our company hired an agency to build our website using EPiServer....

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Read the full case study at http://siteco.re/Chester-zoo-case-study.

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The solution combines the leading Episerver CMS, a digital marketing suite and powerful AI. Episerver's solution enables personalization at scale and delivers higher ROI, quicker conversions and improved lead generation – at a fraction of the cost.

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Sitecore Experience Platform

Learn how Chester Zoo's mobile app allows them to communicate with their visitors and engage with their audience in the way that suits them.

Read the full case study at http://siteco.re/Chester-zoo-case-study.

Episerver CMS

Episerver's Individualized Content solution helps you to instantly realize brilliant ideas.

The solution combines the leading Episerver CMS, a digital marketing suite and powerful AI. Episerver's solution enables personalization at scale and delivers higher ROI, quicker conversions and improved lead generation – at a fraction of the cost.

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