Squidex vs Directus

An objective price and feature comparison.

Squidex
49,00 per Month
Unlimited content items and locales
Pricing based on the number of API calls.
Directus
$ 99,00 per Month
10k content items and 5 users.
Pricing based on the number of content items.
Prices are taken from the medium plans.

Only pay per usage

With Squidex you have an Enterprise ready solution with custom solutions and powerful integrations.

Hosting

Squidex Directus
Cloud Hosted
Self Hosted
Open Source
SLA
SLA Enterprise Plans (99,6%)
Custom Asset Storage (Self Hosted)
Cluster Management
Regions 1 1
Tech Stack C# / ASP.NET Core PHP

Pricing

Squidex Directus
Free Plan (But Self Hosting is free)
Smallest Plan € 19,00 $ 29,00
Pricing Model Pay per API Calls Pay per Content Item
Pricing Unit Project Project
Smaller Plans Same features Same features

API

Squidex Directus
REST Endpoint
GraphQL Endpoint (Queries) (Queries)
Content CDN (Soon, Business Plan)
Assets CDN (Soon, Business Plan)
Authentication OIDC API Key
Filters
Filter by References
Sorting
Pagination
Full Text Search
Public APIs

Content Modelling

Squidex Directus
Single Content Items
Field Types
- Arrays
- Asset References
- Boolean
- DateTime
- Geolocation
- Numbers
- Json
- References (Multiple Editors)
- StockPhoto
- Strings
  - Markdown
  - RichText
Components
Conditional Fields
UI Layout Editor (only Separators) (Columns, Separators)
Validation
- Unique Validator
Enumerations

Asset Management

Squidex Directus
Assets
Asset Preview
Asset Folders
Chechksums
Tags
Integrated Asset Editor
Custom Focal Points
Custom Metadata
Protected Assets
Image Resizing in API
Convert Docs to Images
Convert images with Face Detection
Localization
Upload Manager
Saved Queries

Content Management

Squidex Directus
Preview URLS
Versioning
Compare Versions
Custom Workflows
Scripting
Localization
Localization Fallbacks
Translation Management
Contents Export (with CLI)
Contents Import (with CLI)
Draft Content
Scheduled Publishing
Release Management
Comments and Notifications (also for Assets)
Display users on same entry
Inline Editing
Saved Queries

Integrations

Squidex Directus
Webhooks
Webhook Log
Event filtering (Very Basic)
Events for assets
Third Party Systems
- Algolia
- Azure Queue
- Discourse
- ElasticSearch
- Fastly
- Medium
- Slack
- Twilio
- Twitter
Extensions
- Custom Field Editors
- Custom Content Editor
- Custom Plugins (Self Hosted) (Self Hosted)
- Custom Sidebar Extensions

Administration and Settings

Squidex Directus
Staging Environments
Project Backups
Project Restore
Clone Projects
System Backups (Cloud Only) (Cloud only)
Manage regex patterns
Import contributors
Organizations
Team Management

Security

Squidex Directus
SSO Support (Self Hosted)
Implementation OIDC (Identity Server) Custom
Login with Github
Login with Google
Login with Facebook
Login with Microsoft
Login with Twitter
Login with Email (Self Hosted)
Roles
Custom Roles
Fine Grained Permissions (Text Representation)
API Keys
API Clients (OIDC)

Support

Squidex Directus
Community Support (Forum)
Chat Support (Support Plan) (Support Plan)
Ticket Support
Support SLA (Support Plan) (Support Plan)
Technical Support (Support Plan)
Solution Architects (Support Plan) (Support Plan)
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