Contentful vs. Ibexa DXP

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Contentful
Score 8.2 out of 10
N/A
Contentful is a cloud based CMS solution that provides the ability to manage content across multiple platforms.The editing interface allows for managing content interactively and provides developers the ability to deliver the content with the programming language and template framework of their choice.
$489
Ibexa DXP
Score 8.1 out of 10
N/A
Ibexa, headquartered in Oslo, helps B2B companies to stay relevant and succeed by transforming traditional sales strategies into frictionless buying experiences, with their eponymous digial experience platform (DXP).
$20,143.81
per year
Pricing
ContentfulIbexa DXP
Editions & Modules
Team
489/month
Community
Free
Enterprise
Custom
Ibexa Content - Bronze
€ 15,000
per year
Ibexa Experience - Bronze
€ 23,000
per year
Ibexa Content - Silver
€26,000
per year
Ibexa Commerce - Bronze
€ 30,000
per year
Ibexa Content - Gold
€37,000
per year
Ibexa Experience - Silver
€40,000
per year
Ibexa Content - Platinum
€50,000
per year
Ibexa Commerce - Silver
€52,000
per year
Ibexa Experience - Gold
€57,000
per year
Ibexa Commerce - Gold
€74,000
per year
Ibexa Experience - Platinum
€77,000
per year
Ibexa Commerce - Platinum
€100,000
per year
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
ContentfulIbexa DXP
Free Trial
YesNo
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesNo
Entry-level Setup FeeOptionalNo setup fee
Additional Details
More Pricing Information
Features
ContentfulIbexa DXP
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
Contentful
8.0
9 Ratings
2% below category average
Ibexa DXP
-
Ratings
Role-based user permissions8.09 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
Contentful
8.1
10 Ratings
5% above category average
Ibexa DXP
-
Ratings
API8.79 Ratings00 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language7.57 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Contentful
8.0
11 Ratings
4% above category average
Ibexa DXP
-
Ratings
WYSIWYG editor7.34 Ratings00 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness9.07 Ratings00 Ratings
Admin section8.79 Ratings00 Ratings
Page templates7.64 Ratings00 Ratings
Library of website themes7.52 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design8.26 Ratings00 Ratings
Publishing workflow8.510 Ratings00 Ratings
Form generator7.01 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
Contentful
8.3
10 Ratings
11% above category average
Ibexa DXP
-
Ratings
Content taxonomy8.59 Ratings00 Ratings
SEO support7.78 Ratings00 Ratings
Bulk management7.76 Ratings00 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions8.77 Ratings00 Ratings
Community / comment management9.01 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
ContentfulIbexa DXP
Likelihood to Recommend
8.5
(11 ratings)
8.1
(6 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
8.6
(2 ratings)
Usability
-
(0 ratings)
7.6
(6 ratings)
Support Rating
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(6 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
7.3
(1 ratings)
Contract Terms and Pricing Model
-
(0 ratings)
8.4
(4 ratings)
Professional Services
-
(0 ratings)
9.1
(2 ratings)
User Testimonials
ContentfulIbexa DXP
Likelihood to Recommend
Contentful
Well suited for our needs of multiple images for auto auctions from a variety of sellers. Pointing them to one platform is easier than attempting to use a variety of platforms as we were doing before (email, slack, Dropbox and Google Drive would randomly be used by a variety of employees )
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Ibexa
I always recommend Ibexa DXP to my fellows. The only scenario that I would not recommend it is if the site is either too small, too simple, or that they simply cannot afford to stand it up properly.
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Pros
Contentful
  • Flexible. This CMS can be easily extended and provide access to dynamic content
  • Simple. The WYSWG is very easy to work with and identifying pages and content in the system is fairly easy
  • Clean Interface. The interface is clean and uncluttered keeping focus on the content and not other factors.
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Ibexa
  • Block technology is by far one of my favorite features of the tool. This allows us to quickly layout content in a unique manner with a variety of display options.
  • Micro Shareable content blocks allow users to quickly share our content across the web and drive more relevant traffic back to our site.
  • Reusable content blocks allow for better management of content throughout the site, ensuring accuracy with a simple update.
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Cons
Contentful
  • Contentful uses "references" to allow you to build very modular content. If I have a "slider" content type, I can create a "slide" content type which references a "button" content type, and so forth. This works well, but I occasionally wish there was a better solution for one-off content, like a settings page. Currently, this is done for creating an entire content type called "settings" with a single entry. Not a big deal, but not ideal, either.
  • There are a few quirks with GatsbyJS integration, etc, but these issues are being fixed and improved upon very quickly.
  • A minor gripe, but Contentful does not have a way to organize fields within an entry. Entries with many fields are somewhat tiresome to scroll through.
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Ibexa
  • Limited partners when you compare to other solutions (WordPress, Drupal, etc). It took us a while to find a solid, trusted developer.
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Likelihood to Renew
Contentful
No answers on this topic
Ibexa
Very happy with current relationship and websites
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Usability
Contentful
No answers on this topic
Ibexa
It is quite easy to navigate through the backend and also, you can directly work in frontend view. Dynamic content can be created on the fly. Their Landing page features are awesome. You create a page by drag & drop.
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Support Rating
Contentful
No answers on this topic
Ibexa
They are directly reachable and help you to deal with other services, e.g. if would like to set up a CDN for China or if you would like to integrate a tool like HubSpot. If there is anything you are missing, they help you to find a workaround until they can deliver such items - like local language versions.
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Implementation Rating
Contentful
No answers on this topic
Ibexa
The partner selected makes a significant impact on the usability and experience
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Alternatives Considered
Contentful
In the past we've used WordPress to manage documentation content. WordPress was more flexible than Contentful but also prone to inconsistencies and we ended having a lot of hacks to accomplish various WordPress tricks. With Contentful there's less ambiguity so content producers are less likely to go astray. We also have our own in-house programmatic template solution for managing content, but this was a previous pain point when we needed to get the dev team to do a deploy for every content change.
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Ibexa
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Contract Terms and Pricing Model
Contentful
No answers on this topic
Ibexa
We’ve priced other enterprise products and found Ibexa DXP to be a bit more expensive. However, not enough to dissuade us from staying with the product.
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Professional Services
Contentful
No answers on this topic
Ibexa
The partner ecosystem is small. However, we've worked with two Ibexa partners over the last 10 years. They were very skilled. They were great companies. We've interviewed other Ibexa partners in North America. We found them all to be professional with solid resumes.
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Return on Investment
Contentful
  • Positive - new hires are able to get onboarded quicker with us using Contentful
  • Positive - we can customize the journey of what modules/material the user sees after a course/video/article
  • Positive - it's been an overall game changer when hiring external candidates who need extensive training
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Ibexa
  • Overall, Ibexa DXP has met all of our business requirements. I can’t think of anything we haven’t been able to accomplish with Ibexa DXP.
  • We do see it as a bit expensive to own and operate. Licensing is a bit pricey.
  • Ibexa has stood by [its] product. They have been responsive to all of our requests. That's made a difference in the day-to-day support of the product.
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