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Adobe Experience Manager

If you have a number of smaller parts of your organization that you want to maintain the same look & feel as the rest of the organization, it is easy to create a base site and then let them customize. Also, if you have contributors of content who are not involved in the web site maintenance - our professors, for example - they can enter the text on a basic page which is then incorporated through tagging
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Pixpa

Pixpa is a well-suited option for photographers, artists, and creative professionals. Definitely worth if anybody is looking for a creative website.Pixpa is a product that will appeal to people who need to get a simple website together very quickly. It’s particularly handy for constructing Photography websites with the option to client proofing and selling images, portfolio websites, small business e-commerce.
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Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Pixpa
Role-based user permissions
Adobe Experience Manager
8.2
Pixpa

Platform & Infrastructure

Adobe Experience Manager
7.6
Pixpa
API
Adobe Experience Manager
7.4
Pixpa
Internationalization / multi-language
Adobe Experience Manager
7.8
Pixpa

Web Content Creation

Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Pixpa
10.0
WYSIWYG editor
Adobe Experience Manager
8.3
Pixpa
10.0
Code quality / cleanliness
Adobe Experience Manager
7.0
Pixpa
10.0
Admin section
Adobe Experience Manager
7.5
Pixpa
10.0
Page templates
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Pixpa
10.0
Library of website themes
Adobe Experience Manager
5.5
Pixpa
10.0
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Adobe Experience Manager
6.9
Pixpa
10.0
Publishing workflow
Adobe Experience Manager
7.9
Pixpa
10.0
Form generator
Adobe Experience Manager
6.3
Pixpa
10.0

Web Content Management

Adobe Experience Manager
6.1
Pixpa
10.0
Content taxonomy
Adobe Experience Manager
6.6
Pixpa
10.0
SEO support
Adobe Experience Manager
6.4
Pixpa
10.0
Bulk management
Adobe Experience Manager
6.1
Pixpa
Availability / breadth of extensions
Adobe Experience Manager
6.0
Pixpa
Community / comment management
Adobe Experience Manager
5.3
Pixpa
10.0

Pros

  • Allows non-technical staff to author and publish content by focusing on the content itself and the needs of a given campaign instead of technical implementations.
  • Content workflows allow varying degrees of complexity for content review and quality assurance before providing approvals on any piece before going live.
  • Development teams can build very robust and complex component for handling virtually all posible needs: from integrating back-end web services to UI Widgets for content authoring; from multisite suites to multi-language components, CQ can handle it all thanks to the power of Java and the flexibility of Sling and JCR.
  • Easy to scale for high-traffic sites and thanks to the Publisher/Dispatcher infrastructure, very flexible for caching and load balancing.
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  • 40 + customizable and responsive themes with the option of blogging, e-commerce and client proofing included in all
  • 20+ gallery layouts to showcase the images and easy drag and drop page builder.
  • Amazing customer support.
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Cons

  • There is no easy way to change a template if it has been built a certain way. Sometimes it would be nice to have an option to add an extra item on the spot. Instead, you have to ask your IT team to create for you.
  • You can set up a staging site and a site to publish... but sometimes the 2 environments doesn't connect correctly, meaning some changes in the staging sites doesn't show of on the live site.
  • The quick publish button is dangerous and not that helpful: pages can be published with the "quick publish" option even if they are blocked... however, the purpose of a blocked page is to prevent it from publishing until you unblock it. Also, the "quick publish" option will publish your age and every other page connected to it! so be careful!!
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  • Looking for a mobile option for the control panel.
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Likelihood to Renew

Adobe Experience Manager9.0
Based on 5 answers
We had and still have a fantastic experience using Adobe CQ. Lots of flexibility, great integration with other Adobe products we already use and a powerful technology make it a great fit for our corporate environment. Also as the community grows, it makes it easier to network with other developers and users to get new ideas on how to continue to get the best out of the software.
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Usability

Adobe Experience Manager10.0
Based on 2 answers
I personally feel that AEM is very intuitive to use from an authoring standpoint. The entire CMS was engineered around the author. Everything about AEM is geared to helping authors generate and maintain content. There are ways that tool tips can be customized so that any individual could simply hover over and be guided step by step on how to author web content
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Pixpa9.0
Based on 1 answer
Pixpa is easy-to-use platform and it allows me to quickly update my website with hardly any effort. It's UI is pretty pleasing and anyone could easily understand its functionality.
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Support

Adobe Experience Manager9.0
Based on 1 answer
Its so far the best Content Management System, available in market.
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Pixpa10.0
Based on 1 answer
A couple of reasons why they are best at support :
  • Wonderful staff.
  • Quick action on support tickets.
  • Turnaround time of merely 1-2 hours.
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Implementation

Adobe Experience Manager8.7
Based on 2 answers
Depending on your individual needs, It is really quite simple to create an authoring experience for a website that looks really good. I have been part of many implementations and many teams and have seen many projects that were super successful and others that were not implemented well. AEM has room for a lot of flexibility in the implementation process compared to other CMS like SharePoint
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Alternatives Considered

I had no involvement in the selection process of Adobe Experience Manager, however, from a user experience point of view, I would recommend it over other CMS due to its ease of use, user friendliness, and clean appearance. You can look at the pages by listing, or by structure. This makes it so easy to find pages
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I have previously used Wix and Squarespace to build my photography and design portfolio. But I think the way Pixpa portrays my photographs and designs is by far the best in the industry. Pixpa's primary focus revolves around showcasing my photographs and designs, and I see it by far the best in the industry. Moreover, my website loads pretty fast, and this acts as an advantage for them, since most of top website builders are struggling with slower site speed. Pixpa has a very easy interface and compelling templates, better than Squarespace and Wix (I think) along with pre-built content blocks which I can use to build any kind of custom page with the help of their awesome drag-and-drop PageBuilder tool. This saves a lot of my time.
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Return on Investment

  • Difficult to calculate ROI, which would likely only be measured by time savings and improved SEO.
  • Takes time, which lowers productivity, to get up and running smoothly when first adopted.
  • Ensures we're using best practices, including maximizing SEO and more, through check lists and evaluations/ratings.
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  • Pixpa has just been amazing. It has proven to be a one-stop solution for me.
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Pricing Details

Adobe Experience Manager

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Adobe Experience Manager Editions & Modules
Adobe Experience Manager
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Pixpa

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Pixpa Editions & Modules
Pixpa
Edition
Starter
$101
Pro
$151
Plus
$201
1. per month
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