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Score 7.8 out of 100

Episerver CMS

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Score 6.7 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Craft

Craft is really well suited for any size design team - I have used it within a team of 3, and within a team of 30.It helps with collaboration within the team, and between external teams through 'sync' with Invision.It increases efficiency of using Sketch with things like 'data', 'duplicate', and 'stock'. These tools not only make designing faster, but also more realistic, allowing us to 'test' our designs sooner.
Evan Jaffe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Episerver CMS

Episerver CMS provides a very well rounded system that will meet the needs of most businesses, in my experience. The biggest draw-back that I've seen with the underlying system is the response time in the back-end. Being on the digital experience cloud allows you to spread the load between services, but our experience has shown, even with a distributed network, the response time on the back-end can prove time-consuming and have delays in loading for content writers/editors. If there's a lot of hands-on, constantly, you will need to make sure the architecture has the response time your team needs.
Sean Haddy | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Craft
Episerver CMS
7.7
Role-based user permissions
Craft
Episerver CMS
7.7

Platform & Infrastructure

Craft
Episerver CMS
5.9
API
Craft
Episerver CMS
5.5
Internationalization / multi-language
Craft
Episerver CMS
6.3

Web Content Creation

Craft
Episerver CMS
5.4
WYSIWYG editor
Craft
Episerver CMS
7.0
Code quality / cleanliness
Craft
Episerver CMS
5.4
Admin section
Craft
Episerver CMS
6.2
Page templates
Craft
Episerver CMS
4.0
Library of website themes
Craft
Episerver CMS
3.6
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Craft
Episerver CMS
5.1
Publishing workflow
Craft
Episerver CMS
7.0
Form generator
Craft
Episerver CMS
5.0

Web Content Management

Craft
Episerver CMS
5.5
Content taxonomy
Craft
Episerver CMS
6.0
SEO support
Craft
Episerver CMS
5.4
Bulk management
Craft
Episerver CMS
6.4
Availability / breadth of extensions
Craft
Episerver CMS
4.4
Community / comment management
Craft
Episerver CMS
5.1

Pros

Craft

  • Craft is built to digital products developers, so its workflow is great.
  • It has a very nice interface and is a beautiful tool.
Raphael Sanguinete | TrustRadius Reviewer

Episerver CMS

  • Innovation - EPiServer is constantly looking at ways to improve their product and partner with organizations that can develop add-ons to improve the overall features of the core platform. For Example: SilverPop (marketing automation) and Celum (digital asset management).
  • Content Management - It may seem obvious that a WCM product should manage content/reuse well; but, let's be honest, not all products do what they claim to do well. In this case, EPiServer understands the core functionality and has created product that is intuitive and exceeds customer expectations in this area.
  • Previews - EPiServer has built-in templates (emulators) that allow you to easily confirm how your content is going to be displayed on a variety of devices before you publish your content. This is advantageous as it eliminates the guess work and need to redo content (or even code) after you've gone to production because you weren't able to thoroughly test it before hand.
Jonathan Graham | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Craft

  • Could use a more robust implementation of rich text editor.
  • Some functionality that requires plugins, for example, advanced field management, should be part of the core install.
  • It should be a bit easier to brand the control panel w/logo and color scheme.
Ben Seigel | TrustRadius Reviewer

Episerver CMS

  • The website, including the editing portion, seems to be down quite often - so that we cannot make changes - or it allows us to make changes but then doesn't properly save them.
  • Customer service and user support is lacking. We've reported problems to them, yet it never seems to get fixed.
Jenna Carpentier | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Craft

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Episerver CMS

Episerver CMS 8.8
Based on 7 answers
The main reason would be because EPiServer is a great product and there aren't many other content management systems that are worth the effort it takes to re-implement an entire website on a new platform. EPiServer also seems to have a more modern approach to the features they offer and the overall design of the workarea so it's very likely that they will continue to improve in the future
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Support Rating

Craft

Craft 9.7
Based on 3 answers
Responsive chat with founders to answer any questions you have.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Episerver CMS

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Craft

Craft has a completely unique tool set that has functionality that really is not duplicated any where else in the industry. It cannot really be compared to any other tool I have had experience with, especially with the larger cloud infrastructure that Invision has built around their plugin and their platform.
Evan Jaffe | TrustRadius Reviewer

Episerver CMS

Episerver outranks these products in most cases. There are some functions in each product that you would love in Episerver but when you sum it up Episerver is the greatest :)
Pär Wissmark | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Craft

  • We used the free version of Craft, so it had a positive impact for us.
  • Craft helped us undestand how to manage some parts of our projects, so it had a positive impact for us.
Raphael Sanguinete | TrustRadius Reviewer

Episerver CMS

  • The cleanliness of the product is too damn good, hence efficiency is doubled and gets work done much faster and with a clean mind.
  • APIs and libraries or modules implementation is easy which helps during make/test setup time.
  • Nothing negative as such for now. We need to get more used to it.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Craft

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No

Episerver CMS

General

Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Craft
7.1
Episerver CMS
5.7

Likelihood to Renew

Craft
Episerver CMS
8.8

Usability

Craft
Episerver CMS
8.0

Support Rating

Craft
9.7
Episerver CMS

Online Training

Craft
Episerver CMS
5.5

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