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A guide to Headless / API first CMS development

30 page ebook

A guide to Headless / API first CMS development

A headless CMS is a content management system that delivers content as data via an API. It differs from traditional CMSs as its responsibility ends with the delivery of this data and doesn’t also provide a default front-end UI.

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Table of Contents

  1. What is a Headless CMS?

    A headless CMS is a content management system that delivers content as data via an API. It differs from traditional CMSs as its responsibility ends with the delivery of this data and doesn’t also provide a default front-end UI.
  2. Why (and why not) to use a Headless CMS

    Like all web technologies, there are pros and cons to the Headless CMS approach. We'll address some of the most common (and business related) benefits and nuances for this approach to content management.
  3. Use cases for a Headless CMS

    With a headless CMS, content marketers will be able to send their content to all possible platforms and channels. They will also be able to reuse the same content across various channels. This creates several interesting use cases for this approach to content management.
  4. Enhancing digital agility with a Headless CMS

    A change from waterfall to agile: before headless CMSs came along, businesses relied heavily on their tech stacks, which led to a number of operational challenges for both developers as well as marketers. The headless approach is an attempt to fix this.
  5. Popular Headless CMSs

    A list of Headless CMS providers that we've been keeping an eye on, and you should too.
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A guide to Headless / API first CMS development