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Score 7.1 out of 100
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Score 7.5 out of 100

Likelihood to Recommend

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Liferay Portal is a framework which comes with a fine grained security/permission model, (Web) Content Management, Authentication and Authorization, outbox portlets with different features to manage content or users. So if any business application has below questions then I can recommend not to use Liferay as a platform.
  • Application is big but not content or user driven.
  • Application with few static contents.
  • Application with batch transactions(DB) i.e. insert , update db records in batch.
  • Application with ERP capabilities.
  • Application with Big Data support.
Varun Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

MODX

The biggest scenario in which MODX is well suited is for a company who wants to have a top-notch site that is hosted on a CMS that allows a user-friendly experience for both the back-end and front-end users. It would not be suited for an organization does not have anyone in-house that can code who wants to have a lot of control over future designs.
Frankie Heath | TrustRadius Reviewer

Feature Rating Comparison

Security

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.5
Role-based user permissions
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.5

Platform & Infrastructure

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.0
API
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.0
Internationalization / multi-language
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.0

Web Content Creation

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
7.5
WYSIWYG editor
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
5.5
Code quality / cleanliness
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
7.5
Admin section
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
7.5
Page templates
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
7.5
Library of website themes
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
7.0
Mobile optimization / responsive design
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.5
Publishing workflow
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.0
Form generator
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.5

Web Content Management

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.1
Content taxonomy
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.0
SEO support
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.5
Bulk management
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.0
Availability / breadth of extensions
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
7.5
Community / comment management
Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
MODX
8.5

Pros

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

  • Theming
  • Customization based on user roles
  • Content Management
  • Flexibility
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

MODX

  • Custom design capabilities.
  • Works well with plugins.
  • Permission systems for users.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Cons

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

  • Portal Security: It has good security model but in few areas it requires improvement.
  • Encrypt LDAP passwords on import
  • Log in should be via SSL by default
  • Upgrade/patch process should include an alert in the control panel
  • Add virus scan for uploaded files
  • Server Administration
  • Garbage Collector should be able to be scheduled to run from the control panel
  • Reindexing should be able to be scheduled from the control panel
  • Provide GUI to change the default Liferay favorite icon to any desired logo
  • LDAP mapping GUI to custom Liferay attributes
  • Configurations: Less configurations from properties files and provide more GUI to update from control panel.
Varun Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

MODX

  • Content Blocks - I mentioned this as a strength, but it also has its quirks. There are times that things do not function properly within the content blocks we have set up.
  • More Customization - The ability for the average user to customize more without having to know a ton of code.
Frankie Heath | TrustRadius Reviewer

Likelihood to Renew

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) 10.0
Based on 1 answer
We are currently using Liferay Portal and plan to keep using it.
Varun Shah | TrustRadius Reviewer

MODX

No score
No answers yet
No answers on this topic

Alternatives Considered

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

Great choice for Java based enterprise organizations. Liferay is on the heavier side of CMS systems, and it excels in larger projects but is a waste of time for smaller projects.
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

MODX

As said before, MODX is a coder's dream because of the flexibility it provides to own your code and has true creative freedom. Because of that, there is a bigger learning curve when it comes to a non-developer trying to iterate on the CMS with content additions and changes. To that end, WordPress, HubSpot, and Unbounce all incorporate a far more user-friendly approach to website building.
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

Return on Investment

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

  • Can reduce IT costs eventually.
  • Increases upfront costs due to technical knowledge needed for initial setup and maintenance.
  • Hard to analyze ROI until after it's totally implemented.
Jake Smith | TrustRadius Reviewer

MODX

  • The positive impact that MODX has had on our organization is that it has allowed us to generate more organic traffic to our site.
  • We are also able to push more paid advertisements to our site on our lead generation landing pages.
Frankie Heath | TrustRadius Reviewer

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Pricing Details

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)

General

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

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP) Editions & Modules

Additional Pricing Details
Email sales@liferay.com for pricing information.

MODX

General

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

MODX Editions & Modules

On-premise Edition
MODX Revolution$01
  1. per installation
SaaS Edition
ENTERPRISE - Perfect for or organizations with custom requirementsUpon Request
BUSINESS - Perfect for digital agencies and marketing departments$992
STUDIO - Perfect for customers who need more power and resources$492
PRO - Perfect for customers with typical marketing sites$192
  1. per month
Additional Pricing Details
PAYMENT FORMS MODX Cloud accepts major credit cards and PayPal for your hosting subscription. We can only accept check (cheque) payments on the Enterprise Plan, annually. CANCELLATION You may cancel your MODX Cloud account at any time. Before you cancel you'll be reminded to backup and remove all your live websites and then follow the instructions for cancellation. If you cancel within the first month, we'll provide you with a full refund. REFUNDS If you cancel within the first month, we'll provide you with a full refund. All other cancellations will be effective at the end of your current billing period. We do not provide refunds for remaining days or months on monthly or annual billing.

Rating Summary

Likelihood to Recommend

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
7.0
MODX
7.5

Likelihood to Renew

Liferay Digital Experience Platform (DXP)
10.0
MODX

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