Compare Episerver CMS vs Umbraco

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comparison of Episerver CMS vs. Umbraco
based on data from user reviews. Episerver CMS rates 3.7/5 stars with 58 reviews. Umbraco rates 3.8/5 stars with 23 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Umbraco CMS Free
Free
Forever
 
Umbraco Cloud Starter
€25
per month
 
Umbraco Cloud Professional
€400
per month
 
Umbraco Cloud Enterprise
Let's talk
Monthly bill starts from €5.000. Terms are flexible
 
Free Trial Unavailable
Free Trial
Episerver CMS
Free Trial Unavailable
Umbraco
Umbraco CMS Free
FreeForever
Umbraco Cloud Starter
€25per month
Umbraco Cloud Professional
€400per month
Umbraco Cloud Enterprise
Let's talkMonthly bill starts from €5.000. Terms are flexible
Free Trial

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
7.7
7.9
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
7.5
7.6
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
6.9
6.3
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.4
6.8
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
7.1
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
7.4
7.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.9
5.9
Meets Requirements
Episerver CMS
7.7
Umbraco
7.9
Ease of Use
Episerver CMS
7.5
Umbraco
7.6
Ease of Setup
Episerver CMS
6.9
Umbraco
6.3
Ease of Admin
Episerver CMS
7.4
Umbraco
6.8
Quality of Support
Episerver CMS
7.1
Umbraco
6.4
Ease of Doing Business With
Episerver CMS
7.4
Umbraco
7.2
Product Direction (% positive)
Episerver CMS
6.9
Umbraco
5.9

Features

Content
Content Authoring
Episerver CMS
8.4
Umbraco
8.6
Rich Text Editor
Episerver CMS
7.5
Umbraco
7.9
Versioning
Episerver CMS
7.7
Umbraco
7.4
Plug-ins/Widgets/Apps
Episerver CMS
6.7
Umbraco
6.1
Approval Process
Episerver CMS
7.2
Umbraco
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Content Queue
Episerver CMS
7.6
Umbraco
7.1
Asset Management
Episerver CMS
7.1
Umbraco
8.1
Internal Search
Episerver CMS
6.3
Umbraco
6.3
Content Repository
Episerver CMS
7.3
Umbraco
7.3
Design
Breadth of Pre-Built Templates
Episerver CMS
5.8
Umbraco
6.1
Mobile
Episerver CMS
7.0
Umbraco
5.0
Branding/Themes
Episerver CMS
7.1
Umbraco
5.7
Customization
Episerver CMS
7.2
Umbraco
7.4
Platform
User Community
Episerver CMS
6.6
Umbraco
6.8
SEO
Episerver CMS
7.3
Umbraco
7.0
Flexible Navigation Structures
Episerver CMS
7.3
Umbraco
6.7
User, Role, and Access Management
Episerver CMS
7.5
Umbraco
7.4
Enterprise Scalability
Episerver CMS
7.9
Umbraco
8.1
Internationalization
Episerver CMS
8.0
Umbraco
7.9
Dashboards and Reports
Episerver CMS
6.4
Umbraco
7.7
API / Integrations
Episerver CMS
7.3
Umbraco
8.8

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
8.6%
21.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
58.6%
60.9%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
32.8%
17.4%
Episerver CMS
Small-Business
8.6%
Mid-Market
58.6%
Enterprise
32.8%
Umbraco
Small-Business
21.7%
Mid-Market
60.9%
Enterprise
17.4%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Information Technology and Services
17.5%
Information Technology and Services
17.4%
 
Marketing and Advertising
8.8%
Computer Software
17.4%
 
Higher Education
8.8%
Retail
8.7%
 
Computer Software
8.8%
Marketing and Advertising
8.7%
 
Retail
5.3%
Government Administration
8.7%
 
Other
50.9%
Other
39.1%
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%
Umbraco
Information Technology and Services
17.4%
Computer Software
17.4%
Retail
8.7%
Marketing and Advertising
8.7%
Government Administration
8.7%
Other
39.1%

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.

Jason P.
Administrator in Computer Software

Umbraco stays out of my way and gives me all the tools I need to work fast and build the site exactly to spec without fighting with the CMS. It's a blank slate for design so you could pull in a pre-made template or build your design from scratch which I...

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....

User in Marketing and Advertising

Admittedly I was using version 4.0 in 2014, but there were no options for Alt Text in images etc. As I said, probably that I was using an older version.

 
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....

Umbraco
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Jason P.
Administrator in Computer Software

Umbraco stays out of my way and gives me all the tools I need to work fast and build the site exactly to spec without fighting with the CMS. It's a blank slate for design so you could pull in a pre-made template or build your design from scratch which I...

Most Helpful Critical Review
User in Marketing and Advertising

Admittedly I was using version 4.0 in 2014, but there were no options for Alt Text in images etc. As I said, probably that I was using an older version.

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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.

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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.

Umbraco
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