Comparison Guide : Hocalwire vs. Quintype

Comparison Guide : Hocalwire vs. Quintype

Comparing Hocalwire with Quintype in the interest of digital publishers

Searching for an alternative to Hocalwire? Quintype offers a suite of products for news media organizations to create, curate, publish and monetize content at ease.

Moving to a better content management system is often necessary to scale your digital publishing business. We’ve been asked how Quintype’s CMS (Bold) and monetization solutions compare with Hocalwire and we’ve done our research.

This guide will give you a comparison on features, pricing, performance and even migration.

A quick comparison to Hocalwire and Bold CMS from Quintype

Features Bold Hocalwire 
Custom editorial workflow Yes Yes
Content Structure  Cardified Page
Mobile-responsive back-end CMS Yes Yes
Granular access control Yes Limited
Paywall support
Yes, native integration with Accesstype
Built-in content categorisation

Card attributes, Story attributes, Tags, Sections, Collections and entities

Tags, Categories and web components
Native SEO  Yes

 Hosting Hosting with DDoS protection, CDN and caching with 99.5% uptime guarantee.

Hosting services  available 

Front-end support

Ahead with page builder to manage branding and layouts at no additional cost. Built in PWA and add-on native mobile apps.

Limited templates for website management


Why should I choose Bold over Hocalwire?

Many of our publishers who used Hocalwire before they moved to Bold have lauded its ability to support multiple concurrent users, faster search and better front-end support for multiple screens and screenless devices. Other comparison of Bold CMS vs. Hocalwire include -

  • Content for all devices - PWA, Mobile App, Smart speakers

  • Optimized for search engine optimization - Sitemaps, schema, canonicals, AMP, Social tags

  • Integrate with any 3rd party tools tailored to your business needs including Copyscape, push notifications, email subscriptions and more

  • Story templates and multiple story types including photo, videos and live blogging.

  • Live Preview of stories before you publish them

  • In-built Analytics to analyse performance of stories, authors and topics.

On pricing, there is no fixed pricing for Hocalwire and is categorized based on the features and users you would like to add. There are 3 packages - beginners, professional and enterprise.

Quintype’s pricing is all-inclusive of the Bold headless CMS, hosting, front-end infrastructure, security and front-end framework - Ahead. With economies of scale, Quintype democratizes technologies used by largest media companies to empower growing publishers to focus on content while leaving the technology heavy lifting to us.

Additional advantages of not having to hire and maintain technology teams also reduces the total cost of ownership when compared. Our monthly costs start at just $50/mo for upto 50k visitors/month.

We used the headless CMS to launch our digital platform in 2016. From CMS to paywall solutions, Quintype manages the full tech stack for us. The platform is easy to use and customize for our requirements.

Amarnath Govindarajan, Digital Head, Swarajya

Get in touch with us to schedule a demo of Quintype’s suite of publishing tools.