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LocomotiveCMS vs. Refinery CMS

LocomotiveCMS Refinery CMS + Add column
Preference 39% votes 61% votes
Website locomotivecms.​com refinerycms.​com
Implementation flexibility 25% votes 75% votes
Out-of-the-box functionality 25% votes 75% votes
Full text search Yes Yes
Multi-user system Yes Yes
Multiple projects Yes No
Standard compliance Yes Yes
User statistics Yes Yes
Extension/Plug-in Yes Yes
WYSIWYG-Editor Yes Yes
External pages Yes Yes
Revision control ? Yes
Template language
System requirements
Operating system
Programming language
Memory recommended 750 MB 512 MB
Memory minimum 512 MB 256 MB
Social functions
Comments Yes Conditional
Trackback ? Yes
Pingback ? Yes
Hierarchical menus Yes Yes
Multiple categories Yes Yes
Multilingual content Yes Yes
Image processing engin built-in using dragonfly Dragonfly
Database model
Unicode Yes Yes
Horizontal scalable Yes ?
Scaffolding Yes Yes
Design pattern
Development principles
Difficulty level
Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) Yes Yes
Documentation level ★★★☆☆ ★★★★☆
RESTful Yes Yes
Code Generation Yes Conditional
Programming paradigm
Scripting language support
Free to use Yes Yes
Active Yes Yes
Supported VCS
Community Driven Basic Good
Reliability ★★★★☆ ★★★★☆
Versioning Good Basic
Layout Structure Template Yes Yes
File Assets Yes Yes
API Good Basic
Data storage
Cloud platform support
Browser support
Free for commercial use Yes Yes
Easy of Use Yes Yes
Sexiness 250 126
Open Source Yes Yes
I like it Yes Yes
Makes you angry No No
Easy to Learn Yes Yes
SEO Yes ?
unnecessary features No ?
Easy to Config No Yes
Description ? Open source CMS written in Ruby as a RoR web application
Tag ? Blog, Software, CMS, Menu Creator, Geolocation, Customer Tracking, Online Ordering Management,
Autofocus ? Yes
Interpreter ? Yes
Transactions ? Yes
Target audience ?
Version number ? 3.x
Adobe Flash Support ? No
E-Mail protocols ?
Separate Service Layer ? Yes
Creation Date ? May 2010
Wizard ? Yes
Alexa Rank ? 120 078
HTML syntax ? Yes
Data encryption ? Yes
Custom queries ? Good
Compiled language ? No
XML Aware ? Good
Embeddable ? No
Native driver ?
Batch Processing ? Yes
Scheduled posts ? Yes
Admin Generator ? Yes
API comprehensibility ? ★★★★☆
Custom Themes ? Yes
Webmail ? No
Jobs Oportunities ? ★★★☆☆
Bundle system ? Yes
Data Security ? Yes
Community feedback ? ★★★★☆
Ease of use ? ★★★★☆
Copy, Cut and Paste Support ? Yes
Content Preview ? Yes
Web Developer Toolbar ? Yes
Language Integrated Query ? Yes
Partial Classes ? Yes
Closures ? Yes
Perfomance ? ★★★★☆
Database migrations ? Yes
JavaScript Library included ? Yes
Debug Mode ? Yes
Click & Edit in Place / WYSIWYG ? Yes
Personalization ? Yes
Insite Editing ? Yes
Extensibility ? Yes
Unit Testing ? Yes
Ajax ? Yes
User management ? Yes
ORM Join Support ? Yes
Object-Oriented Views ? Yes
Object Oriented Models ? Yes
Operating system server ?
Easy Setup ? Yes
Jquery ? Yes
jQuery Support ? Yes
Full-Stack ? Yes
Internationalization ? Yes
MVC ? Yes
State of the art technology ? Yes
Looks good on resumé ? Yes
Liked by non-geeks ? Yes
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