Jahia Digital Experience Platform vs. Yext

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
Score 8.5 out of 10
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Jahia is a Java-based enterprise content management system. It features an integrated user portal, web publishing and content management, document management, collaboration, and multi-channel publishing.N/A
Yext
Score 9.2 out of 10
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Yext is a digital experience software provider headquartered in New York, New York.N/A
Pricing
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformYext
Editions & Modules
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformYext
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
YesNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
YesYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeOptional
Additional DetailsThe cost of Yext varies depending on a number of factors such as package type, business size, entity count, and more. To create a solution that fits your business goals, please contact us or request a demo.
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Community Pulse
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Top Pros
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Features
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformYext
Security
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Jahia Digital Experience Platform
9.4
33 Ratings
16% above category average
Yext
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Role-based user permissions9.433 Ratings00 Ratings
Platform & Infrastructure
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Jahia Digital Experience Platform
8.4
34 Ratings
4% above category average
Yext
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API7.93 Ratings00 Ratings
Internationalization / multi-language9.034 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Creation
Comparison of Web Content Creation features of Product A and Product B
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
7.9
34 Ratings
5% above category average
Yext
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WYSIWYG editor8.933 Ratings00 Ratings
Code quality / cleanliness7.929 Ratings00 Ratings
Admin section8.333 Ratings00 Ratings
Page templates8.933 Ratings00 Ratings
Library of website themes4.12 Ratings00 Ratings
Mobile optimization / responsive design7.532 Ratings00 Ratings
Publishing workflow8.932 Ratings00 Ratings
Form generator8.425 Ratings00 Ratings
Web Content Management
Comparison of Web Content Management features of Product A and Product B
Jahia Digital Experience Platform
6.4
33 Ratings
10% below category average
Yext
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Content taxonomy9.03 Ratings00 Ratings
SEO support7.333 Ratings00 Ratings
Bulk management6.628 Ratings00 Ratings
Availability / breadth of extensions4.73 Ratings00 Ratings
Community / comment management4.53 Ratings00 Ratings
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User Ratings
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformYext
Likelihood to Recommend
8.6
(43 ratings)
8.8
(21 ratings)
Likelihood to Renew
7.3
(3 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Usability
7.3
(3 ratings)
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(0 ratings)
Availability
6.6
(9 ratings)
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Performance
5.5
(1 ratings)
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Support Rating
7.3
(12 ratings)
6.3
(12 ratings)
Ease of integration
9.1
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
Product Scalability
7.3
(1 ratings)
-
(0 ratings)
User Testimonials
Jahia Digital Experience PlatformYext
Likelihood to Recommend
Jahia Solutions
In my experience, Jahia Digital Experience Platform as a CMS platform is excellent when you have a large amount of content that needs to be customized. It is also good for when you have templated content that has minor variations. I would say it is less appropriate when the content has numerous mathematical computations, or a large amount of business logic that comes into play with data processing.
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Yext
Yext is great for bigger clients. If your client has a franchise of any kind, or even multiple locations, that's an ideal use case. For smaller clients, with one location that doesn't change a lot, Yext isn't as viable, and the effort to update maybe ten or fifteen listings would be worth it.
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Pros
Jahia Solutions
  • Content management: It is very easy to update text, images, files and videos even for a non technical user.
  • Multi-site Management: It has a robust multi-site management capability, It helps in maintaining multiple websites with consistent branding.
  • Digital asset management: It is easier to store organize and retrieve images, videos and documents.
  • It has a great built-in analytics and reporting feature.
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Yext
  • Yext is very, very user-friendly and easy to use.
  • Yext provides information within the portal on how you can enhance your listings as well as how you can fix any issues with your listings that may exist.
  • Yext's dedicated account managers can help you with any issues that may arise. For example our location pin on Apple Maps was wrong on one of our clinic listings and our Yext account manager reached out directly to Apple support and fixed the issue.
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Cons
Jahia Solutions
  • It lacks the ability to manage multiple versions of a page or content in general.
  • The back office interface sometimes encounters bugs or display problems.
  • It's difficult to keep pre-production sites up to date in terms of content compared to production, because the time required to import/export sites is very long once the site is rich in content.
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Yext
  • Cost. This platform offers a lot of powerful features, but it has an expensive barrier to entry.
  • Annual contracts limit flexibility for smaller companies
  • The biggest drawback is that you need to keep your subscription active or listings/citation data will revert back to what it was pre-Yext implementation
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Likelihood to Renew
Jahia Solutions
I would not use Jahia as it proved too complex for our needs and didn't help our over goal of customer satisfaction. Along with the man hours to build and execute, it wasn't worth the hassle
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Yext
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Usability
Jahia Solutions
The interface and ergonomics are designed to facilitate the use of the product. The creation of template is easy which allows to minimize the actions necessary for the provision of content.
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Yext
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Reliability and Availability
Jahia Solutions
[I give it this rating because it] was up most of the time. There are so many scheduled reboots that I don't think it would be a good choice for a 95% SLA.
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Yext
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Performance
Jahia Solutions
It's stable after upgrade to Jahia 8. Not much server down so far
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Yext
No answers on this topic
Support Rating
Jahia Solutions
As I was saying, the support makes sure to be available for any question, or any technical point that we may need to discuss about. Moreover, whenever we have an issue with the platform they get alerted and also send us an email so that we are aware. We had multiple complex topics to work on in the past, but they always have been answering our question
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Yext
Have been very impressed with the support we receive from Yext. I always feel I am listened to and if I have any problems or concerns they are quickly addressed. I have multiple ways to obtain support, either technical or strategic support, and they are responsive. I couldn't ask for more.
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Alternatives Considered
Jahia Solutions
Jahia provides a similar user experience to other CMS I have used in the past - it features a simple interface that makes navigating and learning how to use the platform easy and the ability to copy and paste content saves time and effort when building new pages. The ease in which you can manage the site in different languages is also a big plus!
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Yext
We use Yext and all the other products mentioned here. Yext overlaps a bit with BrightLocal, but BrightLocal acknowledges Yext and thus makes it easy to avoid duplicated work. Each service provides a unique service that we use with our clients. We have been with Yext since its early days and at that time, they were a direct tool to manage a client's online footprint. Yext continues to upgrade its services providing new ways to help clients.
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Scalability
Jahia Solutions
You can create your own feature module and it can be resuable across the projects. The Java libraries is available for development of Tomcat or JSP
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Yext
No answers on this topic
Return on Investment
Jahia Solutions
  • Our once frustrated contributors are now happy to create content with Jahia Digital Experience Platform!
  • Pages are snappy and bug-free, which wasn't always the case.
  • Jahia Digital Experience Platform has mapped our complex organization into nice roles and permissions.
  • All our external services were nicely integrated into a modern portal.
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Yext
  • Yext has absolutely strengthened our SEO performance and has driven leads that perform extremely well.
  • Yext has improved our consultation show rate because all of the clinic information for each of our locations is accurate no matter which website our clients are using to search for the clinic info.
  • Yext has allowed our organization to ensure the correct phone numbers are listed across the web, which increased the number of inbound leads that come into our Call Center.
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