HubSpot CMS Hub vs. MODX

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
HubSpot CMS Hub
Score 8.4 out of 10
N/A
HubSpot's CMS Hub aims to enable developers to build using flexible themes and content structures, marketers to edit and create pages on their own, and to present customers with a personalized, secure experience.N/A
MODX
Score 9.2 out of 10
N/A
The MODX Digital Experience Platform provides everything you need to build, host, and maintain amazing websites your way. The vendor says that with MODX CMS and cloud hosting, users have complete control over their creative vision and the experiences they deliver, without restriction or compromise. They can focus more on building great digital experiences, and less on hosting and maintaining. If you ever need help, MODX Professionals are available worldwide and direct support from…
$0
per installation
Pricing
HubSpot CMS HubMODX
Editions & Modules
No answers on this topic
MODX Revolution
$0
per installation
PRO - Perfect for customers with typical marketing sites
$19
per month
STUDIO - Perfect for customers who need more power and resources
$49
per month
BUSINESS - Perfect for digital agencies and marketing departments
$99
per month
ENTERPRISE - Perfect for or organizations with custom requirements
Upon Request
Offerings
Pricing Offerings
HubSpot CMS HubMODX
Free Trial
NoYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoYes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
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Features
HubSpot CMS HubMODX
Security
Comparison of Security features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot CMS Hub
9.0
8 Ratings
MODX
9.9
3 Ratings
Role-based user permissions9.08 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
Comparison of Platform & Infrastructure features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot CMS Hub
8.4
7 Ratings
MODX
8.0
3 Ratings
API8.87 Ratings6.13 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language7.94 Ratings9.92 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot CMS Hub
8.0
8 Ratings
MODX
9.4
3 Ratings
WYSIWYG editor7.96 Ratings9.83 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness7.58 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Admin section9.08 Ratings8.93 Ratings
Page templates8.28 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Library of website themes7.68 Ratings7.03 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design7.47 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Publishing workflow7.97 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Form generator8.17 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
HubSpot CMS Hub
7.7
8 Ratings
MODX
9.5
3 Ratings
Content taxonomy7.77 Ratings9.93 Ratings
SEO support7.68 Ratings9.93 Ratings
Bulk management7.98 Ratings9.03 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions7.67 Ratings8.93 Ratings
Community / comment management7.77 Ratings9.93 Ratings
User Ratings
HubSpot CMS HubMODX
Likelihood to Recommend
8.1
(8 ratings)
9.9
(3 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Usability
10.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Availability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Performance
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Support Rating
10.0
(1 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Implementation Rating
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Configurability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Ease of integration
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Product Scalability
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor post-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
Vendor pre-sale
-
(0 ratings)
10.0
(1 ratings)
User Testimonials
HubSpot CMS HubMODX
Likelihood to Recommend
HubSpot
It is a super-effective tool for our marketing and content writing team. It is recommended to all the entrepreneurs out there to enhance their website traffic. The content can be easily managed via HubSpot CMS Hub and the marketing tools can be proved helpful in the dissemination of the content along with its SEO feature. However, it is less appropriate in the scenario for creating content for mobile as it has limited templates
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MODX
[MODX is well suited for] all websites, from blogs to corporate sites. It is fast scalable and really good. A small site can be build really fast, and a large site can be made extremely scalable. A website redesign is easy to implement with a new template, without having to redo the content. It got great user groups and users and back-office access can be completely customized.
While ecommerce is possible with some really good plugins I would only use MODX with ecommerce for sites where ecommerce is not the primary role. For pure ecommerce sites rather use a dedicated system like e.g. PrestaShop (i would say the same thing with other ecommerce plugins e.g. WP woo commerce don't do it unless its a site add on.)
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Pros
HubSpot
  • Training and provision of documents to enhance and grow success with their platform.
  • Content scheduling!
  • Content management and the easy way you can manipulate pre-built schedules and shift content around, etc.
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MODX
  • Ease of use - the MODX platform is very easy to use for someone who may have limited experience in content management.
  • Content blocks - the content blocks within MODX add to the usability and customization of the website being managed.
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Cons
HubSpot
  • Although you can integrate it with Google Analytics, there is still a significant difference between what each tells you about [a] number of visitors to a given page, etc.
  • There's a lot to the program and it's not always intuitive where to go for a feature. Though the help center and academy are good and usually have the answers, having to look things up isn't.
  • It's expensive.
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MODX
  • The user interface was confusing at times.
  • Not a plug and play CMS system.
  • The site manager doesn't always run fast.
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Likelihood to Renew
HubSpot
No answers on this topic
MODX
It is the CMS we use the most, not because we know it well but because we literally tried many of other CMS and this one did it for us.
However having said we really do not like the one shoe fits all approach. E..g for eCommerce we usually use PrestaShop etc. if a specialized CMS can do a task rather use that.
However for a general CMS [MODX] is hard to beat.
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Usability
HubSpot
It is very easy for my new employees to use. They provide great training tools to help train our staff when they are faced with a challenge
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MODX
Great and easy to use for both the coder and the end user. Especially if setup correctly by the coder.
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Reliability and Availability
HubSpot
No answers on this topic
MODX
We have not had it go down due to bugs etc. especially when comparing it to other cms out there.
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Performance
HubSpot
No answers on this topic
MODX
Damn its fast. really good page speed out of the box.
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Support Rating
HubSpot
They are always there to help in any way possible. Our account manager works out any situations we may encounter during business hours
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MODX
Great community support on slack.
If you have a paid plugin great support also esp from modmore
If you have cloud hosting MODX support is fast and all servers are optimized for MODX
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Implementation Rating
HubSpot
No answers on this topic
MODX
Good system
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Alternatives Considered
HubSpot
Easier and faster to use then these two, HubSpot CMS Hub provides me with a long list of tools that make my marketing process more smooth and easy to manage, it doesn't get too technical but is also not too basic, so it has the balance I need when preparing campaigns for some of our sites.
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MODX
The other company that we looked into was WordPress and all of the features that it offered our organization. What MODX offered to us from development to everyday use just made more sense for our organization as a whole. WordPress is still a great CMS platform, just not exactly what we were looking for.
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Scalability
HubSpot
No answers on this topic
MODX
Very scalable. e.g. in the [MODX] manager you can manage multiple websites at once without having to login else where. it is very convenient and this way resources and be easily managed and shared.
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Return on Investment
HubSpot
  • Has helped with visibility
  • Has helped cut cost since we can do more in one place versus having several software departments are using separately
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MODX
  • Increased security permissions of the users and freelancers who worked on our website.
  • Gave our developers the ability to create any page that they wanted with custom code.
  • Hindered our Marketing team's ability to stay on top of our content strategy with changes.
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