Review of ExpressionEngine powered by the Slant community.
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Pro No restrictions on how a site can be designed
Pro Focus on security
Pro Commercial support
Con Built on top of codeigniter: an outdated framework
Codeigniter was cool.... back when PHP was at 5.2
Con Cost is high
Especially for commercial sites
Con Can be overkill for simple or smaller sites
Con Simple pages can hurt performance
A simple page can rack up on database queries. Many sites usually suffer from this. Create an empty page and there's a few queries that run and it's unneccessary.