When comparing Webhook vs ExpressionEngine, the Slant community recommends ExpressionEngine for most people. In the question“What are the best web content management systems?” ExpressionEngine is ranked 16th while Webhook is ranked 20th.
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Pro MIT Open Source
A very flexible license to do whatever you want. Code available on GitHub.
Pro Friendly CMS that clients can use
Webhook has a CMS admin page that can be access on the live site. This lets your clients login and edit the site like a traditional CMS system.
Pro Works with Firebase
Rather than store the data in flat files, Webhook stores your data in Firebase, where it can be accessed similar to JSON from other applications.
Pro Flexible Content Creation
Lets you describe your own content types and their own fields easily from the admin interface.
Pro No restrictions on how a site can be designed
Pro Focus on security
Pro Commercial support
Con Requires registration
Even simple command line tools require registration.
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.
Con Can be overkill for simple or smaller sites
Con Cost is high
Especially for commercial sites
Con Built on top of codeigniter: an outdated framework
Codeigniter was cool.... back when PHP was at 5.2