ExpressionEngine (EE) is a content management system (CMS) known for its flexibility and robustness. We use it a lot here at Tinderhouse so here are our reasons why we often recommend ExpressionEngine to be the back end for our apps and websites.
ExpressionEngine provides a lot of flexibility to developers, allowing us to create custom templates, fields, and plugins to meet their needs.
ExpressionEngine has a robust security system with built-in safeguards to protect against common web vulnerabilities, such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting attacks.
ExpressionEngine can handle large amounts of content and traffic, making it a good choice for sites that need to grow over time.
ExpressionEngine has a user-friendly interface for managing content, including a drag-and-drop file manager, a powerful search engine, and the ability to set up custom content workflows.
ExpressionEngine has a dedicated community of developers who constantly create new plugins, themes, and add-ons to enhance the platform.
ExpressionEngine supports multiple languages, making it a good choice for websites with a global audience.
ExpressionEngine has built-in features that make it easier to optimize your website for search engines, such as customizable meta tags, friendly URLs, and sitemaps.
ExpressionEngine has a variety of plugins and add-ons that can be used to create powerful e-commerce websites, including integration with popular payment gateways.
ExpressionEngine can be integrated with a wide variety of third-party applications and services, such as social media platforms, analytics tools, and marketing automation software.
ExpressionEngine provides a powerful system for managing users and user groups, allowing you to set granular permissions for different types of users.
ExpressionEngine makes it easy to create websites that look great on all devices, thanks to its built-in support for responsive design.
ExpressionEngine has a built-in workflow system that allows you to define custom content workflows, including the ability to set up approval processes and notifications.
ExpressionEngine has a built-in version control system that allows you to track changes to your content and revert to previous versions if needed.
Overall we found ExpressionEngine to be an excellent choice as a CMS for websites and app backends and is generally our preferred CMS.