Compare Episerver CMS vs dotCMS

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comparison of Episerver CMS vs. dotCMS
based on data from user reviews. Episerver CMS rates 3.7/5 stars with 58 reviews. dotCMS rates 4.0/5 stars with 21 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
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Episerver CMS
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dotCMS
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Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.7
8.1
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.5
7.8
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.9
6.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.4
7.7
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.1
8.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.4
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.9
10.0
Meets Requirements
Episerver CMS
7.7
dotCMS
8.1
Ease of Use
Episerver CMS
7.5
dotCMS
7.8
Ease of Setup
Episerver CMS
6.9
dotCMS
6.3
Ease of Admin
Episerver CMS
7.4
dotCMS
7.7
Quality of Support
Episerver CMS
7.1
dotCMS
8.9
Ease of Doing Business With
Episerver CMS
7.4
dotCMS
8.8
Product Direction (% positive)
Episerver CMS
6.9
dotCMS
10.0

Features

Content
Content Authoring
Episerver CMS
8.4
dotCMS
8.4
Rich Text Editor
Episerver CMS
7.5
dotCMS
8.0
Versioning
Episerver CMS
7.7
dotCMS
8.1
Plug-ins/Widgets/Apps
Episerver CMS
6.7
dotCMS
7.7
Approval Process
Episerver CMS
7.2
dotCMS
7.4
Content Queue
Episerver CMS
7.6
dotCMS
7.6
Asset Management
Episerver CMS
7.1
dotCMS
7.9
Internal Search
Episerver CMS
6.3
dotCMS
7.7
Content Repository
Episerver CMS
7.3
dotCMS
8.5
Design
Breadth of Pre-Built Templates
Episerver CMS
5.8
dotCMS
5.2
Mobile
Episerver CMS
7.0
dotCMS
7.1
Branding/Themes
Episerver CMS
7.1
dotCMS
6.5
Customization
Episerver CMS
7.2
dotCMS
8.8
Platform
User Community
Episerver CMS
6.6
dotCMS
6.9
SEO
Episerver CMS
7.3
dotCMS
8.0
Flexible Navigation Structures
Episerver CMS
7.3
dotCMS
8.4
User, Role, and Access Management
Episerver CMS
7.5
dotCMS
7.9
Enterprise Scalability
Episerver CMS
7.9
dotCMS
8.1
Internationalization
Episerver CMS
8.0
dotCMS
8.1
Dashboards and Reports
Episerver CMS
6.4
dotCMS
6.2
API / Integrations
Episerver CMS
7.3
dotCMS
8.4

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
8.6%
4.8%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
58.6%
42.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
32.8%
52.4%
Episerver CMS
Small-Business
8.6%
Mid-Market
58.6%
Enterprise
32.8%
dotCMS
Small-Business
4.8%
Mid-Market
42.9%
Enterprise
52.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
17.5%
Higher Education
23.8%
 
Marketing and Advertising
8.8%
Information Technology and Services
14.3%
 
Higher Education
8.8%
Education Management
14.3%
 
Computer Software
8.8%
Banking
9.5%
 
Retail
5.3%
Staffing and Recruiting
4.8%
 
Other
50.9%
Other
33.3%
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%
dotCMS
Higher Education
23.8%
Information Technology and Services
14.3%
Education Management
14.3%
Banking
9.5%
Staffing and Recruiting
4.8%
Other
33.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
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.

Administrator in Computer Software

Versatility: it's an ibrid CMS and it's great for headless developments and standard content management both. Great UI: updated to the latest technologies (angular 6 next to 7) and extremely powerful and intuitive (noCode philosofy) Great REST api: all is...

Most Helpful Critical Review
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....

sonia r.
User

It has certain limitations when developing and improving the content level content.

 
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....

dotCMS
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Administrator in Computer Software

Versatility: it's an ibrid CMS and it's great for headless developments and standard content management both. Great UI: updated to the latest technologies (angular 6 next to 7) and extremely powerful and intuitive (noCode philosofy) Great REST api: all is...

Most Helpful Critical Review
sonia r.
User

It has certain limitations when developing and improving the content level content.

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Videos

 

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.

Overview video of dotCMS - Hybrid CMS (Java Open Source CMS). Powerful content management features including both a decoupled or headless web delivery tier.

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.

dotCMS

Overview video of dotCMS - Hybrid CMS (Java Open Source CMS). Powerful content management features including both a decoupled or headless web delivery tier.

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