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34 Headless CMS That Should Be On Your Radar

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  1. API-first CMS + blog platform built for developers & marketers.
    Chicago-based Butter CMS is an API-first CMS that was launched in 2014. Features of Butter CMS include custom page types, relational content modeling, webhooks, CDN support, multi-site support, testing environment, and an admin interface that can be easily customized. Butter CMS provides an independent blogging platform that you can integrate into any framework.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 9 social mentions

  2. NOTE: Contentstack has been discontinued.
    The easiest way to add great stories to your website without having to write a word.
    Developed by San Francisco-based, which was founded in 2007, Contentstack is a headless CMS that provides RESTful APIs. Features include content previews, collaboration, asset management, workflow management, and versioning.

    #CMS #Business & Commerce #Office & Productivity

  3. You don't need another CMS. You need a better way to manage content — unified, structured, and ready to deploy to any digital channel.
    Founded in 2013, Germany-based Contentful offers an API-driven headless CMS. Contentful’s RESTful API gives developers full programmatic control of content, digital assets, and translations. The platform also takes advantage of caching techniques as well as external CDN integrations to enable the delivery of API payloads in the sub-100ms range.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 9 social mentions

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    Java-based content management system
    DotCMS is an open source headless CMS based in Miami, Florida. Founded in 2003, dotCMS is no stranger to the world of content management. Their Java CMS features multi-lingual and multi-tenant capabilities, along with a WYSIWYG editor alongside drag-and-drop features that enable marketers to engage in content modelling, workflow building, and page layout modification.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 1 social mentions

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    Mura CMS is an open source CMS that is both powerful and easy to use.
    Developed by Blueriver, Sacramento CA.-based Mura is a decoupled open source CMS that comes with a myriad of features for marketers and IT professionals. For marketers, there is a customizable WYSIWYG editor, custom navigation creator, multi-device content previews, as well as a built-in analytics dashboard.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging

  6. Add content management functionality to any site - plug & play CMS
    • Open Source

    #CMS #Web Content Management #Blogging 12 social mentions

  7. The Ultimate Headless CMS, DXP & E-Commerce Platform. Build modern websites and applications all in one place. Use Core dna to simplify your technology environment.
    Boston-based Core dna is a proprietary headless CMS made up of over 80 individual applications supporting digital experience management, eCommerce, portals, and intranets.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform

  8. Content management system built on Yii PHP Framework
    Craft CMS features custom fields, drag-and-drop layout management, multi-site management, localization, asset management, live content previews, and a built-in image editor. Each user can also attain their own customizable dashboard.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging 31 social mentions

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    SaaS marketing technology for mid-market and enterprise to create and manage websites.
    For marketers, provides template and page building, workflow management, automated SEO, advanced SEO tools, and the ability to launch microsites and landing pages without IT involvement. For developers, serves up content aware templating, custom endpoint building, built-in staging environments, and customizable content models that ship headless JSON APIs.

    #CMS #Developer Tools #Blogging

  10. Free and Open-Source Headless CMS
    The idea is that developers can create custom databases based on specific project needs without learning a proprietary framework or being forced to build using specific technologies. When the database is ready, Directus’ API or SDKs can be connected, resulting in a customizable interface that business users can use to manage database content for their websites and applications.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 117 social mentions

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    Connect DatoCMS to your favorite site generator, build the perfect backend and deploy anywhere you like.
    Italy-based DatoCMS is a headless content as a service (CaaS) platform. Supporting multiple languages, DatoCMS enables brands to organize digital assets in folders, locate media files quickly using AI-powered tagging or sophisticated search capabilities, and publish them wherever they need it.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging 1 social mentions

  12. The GraphQL Headless CMS
    GraphCMS allows you to develop a hosted GraphQL back-end for your application where you can define relations, structures, and permissions of your application data. It also comes with a number of tools to create and manage your content, including text editors, asset management, workflows, user roles, and multi-lingual support.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 19 social mentions

  13. Cosmic JS is an API-first Headless CMS for building content-powered apps in any programming language.
    Cosmic JS is a cloud-hosted headless CMS platform that provides both RESTful and GraphQL APIs. The platform features content modeling, localization, webhooks, media management, as well as a WYSIWYG editor where you can embed code from third-party services like GitHub and Typeform.

    #Headless CMS #CMS #Blogging 2 social mentions

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    Kentico is a fully integrated ASP.NET CMS, E-commerce, and Online Marketing platform.
    Kentico Cloud, rebranded to, is a Czech Republic-based SaaS headless CMS that enables developers to integrate existing technologies and build sites using the languages, tools, and frameworks of their choice. It also comes with several SDKs, secured access to API, and SLA-guaranteed uptime.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging

  15. 15 is a web software you can use to manage content in any kind of website or app. API-driven.
    San Francisco-based Prismic is a SaaS headless CMS that comes with a visual editor, custom type builds, multi-language support, and full revision history. As well as native integrations with eCommerce platforms like Shopify and Magento, Prismic comes with a scheduling and project management tool to enable collaboration and workflow management.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 34 social mentions

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    Ultra-fast anonymous publishing platform.

    #Blogging #CMS #API Tools

  17. a platform for structured content that comes with an open-source editor that you can customize with React.js.
    Launched in 2015, Sanity is an open source headless CMS that was developed in Oslo, Norway. Built on JavaScript and React.js, Sanity features a WYSIWYG rich text editor which allows you to embed editable data in running text and defer markup to render time. It also comes with a Sweet Query API that enables you to cache multiple queries on a single request.

    #CMS #API Tools #Realtime Backend / API 55 social mentions

  18. Scrivito is the single front-end for all your websites and apps, no matter where in the world you and your diverse stakeholders are.
    Scrivito is a Germany-based headless CMS that runs on AWS, JavaScript and ReactJS. It features a WYSIWYG drag-and-drop interface, user permissions, collaboration, as well as widgets that support additional features and functionalities.

    #CMS #API-first CMS #Other CMS

  19. Sitecore A/S has produced the Sitecore content management system since 1999.
    Sitecore’s solutions also offer in-context editing and designing, cross-channel preview capabilities, as well as enterprise-class search, asset management, and content targeting to boost personalization efforts.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging

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    DNN Evoq Content

    This product hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet
    In the business since 1996, Germany-based CoreMedia Content Cloud enables marketers, merchandisers and developers to collaboratively create, preview, and optimize digital brand experiences. The platform has integrations with a number of enterprise commerce platforms, from commercetools to Spryker.

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    Strapi is the most advanced Node.
    France-based Strapi is an open source headless CMS built on Node.js. It enables you to build and manage multiple APIs.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 309 social mentions

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    The Solodev CMS platform has been used by enterprises, organizations, and governments to build, manage, and power hundreds of award-winning websites and mobile apps.
    Powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS), Solodev provides enterprise-grade security, scalability and redundancy. Users can choose from a pre-built theme like our inspiring LunarXP design template,or go custom and start from scratch.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging

  23. Agility CMS is a cloud-based content management system for building and managing responsive websites and apps.
    Toronto, Canada based Agility CMS aims to be the fastest headless CMS on the market. The platform is open to all developers and focuses on making integrations as easy as possible. There are also built in components for marketers such as eCommerce, website search, content & page management, and ticketing.

    #CMS #Business & Commerce #Office & Productivity 4 social mentions

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    Ingeniux CMS

    This product hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet
    In the business since 1996, Germany-based CoreMedia Content Cloud enables marketers, merchandisers and developers to collaboratively create, preview, and optimize digital brand experiences. The platform has integrations with a number of enterprise commerce platforms, from commercetools to Spryker.

  25. Learn about the FirstSpirit web content management system by e-Spirit
    FirstSpirit is a SaaS-based digital experience platform from Lexington, M.A.-based e-Spirit. The platform features hybrid tooling, AI-driven personalization, omnichannel marketing capabilities.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform

  26. An open-source CMS for your Git workflow
    Netlify CMS — built by a community of open source contributors — is an extensible CMS built atop React. The platform features an editor-friendly interface and intuitive workflows for content authors.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform 3 social mentions

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    Upload and share, or download additional apps for Liferay Portal.
    Diamond Bar, Calif.-based Liferay Digital Experience Platform enables users to go completely headless, or use Liferay in a hybrid or decoupled environment. Enterprise organizations can use Liferay to create and connect personalized digital experiences across web, mobile, social, in-store and other touchpoints.

    #Project Management #Task Management #Cloud Storage

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    CoreMedia Content Cloud

    This product hasn't been added to SaaSHub yet
    In the business since 1996, Germany-based CoreMedia Content Cloud enables marketers, merchandisers and developers to collaboratively create, preview, and optimize digital brand experiences. The platform has integrations with a number of enterprise commerce platforms, from commercetools to Spryker.

  29. Get people to your products faster. Personalize your customer experience. Increase your revenue.
    Bloomreach’s commerce-focused platforms run on top of a headless commerce solution—with or without a commerce re-platform—to optimize and personalize commerce and content experiences, with headless APIs to enable developer agility.

    #Email Marketing #Marketing Automation #Marketing Platform

  30. CrownPeak provides SaaS-based Web Experience Management for Global 1000 digital marketers who want to launch enterprise websites fast.
    Along with omnichannel content delivery and multi-site management, Crownpeak offers Personalization, A/B Testing, SEO features, and live site tag and performance monitoring.

    #Business & Commerce #Office & Productivity #CMS

  31. Magnolia is a digital business platform with a CMS at its core.
    Recognized by Gartner and Forrester, Basel, Switzerland-based Magnolia CMS offers an open-source headless CMS with content hyper-personalization features, digital asset management, campaign management, and marketer-friendly interfaces.

    #Digital Asset Management #Brand Management #Marketing Platform

  32. Sitefinity's web content management software is a marketing command center to drive growth for your business. Easily manage multi-site experiences deployed your way.
    Bedford MA.-based Progress Sitefinity is a web content management system built to engage customers across the entire customer lifecycle.

    #CMS #Blogging Platform #Blogging

  33. eZ helps developers, editors & marketers create content-rich websites & applications #CMS #DigitalExperience #eZPlatform #eZPublish #WeLoveContent
    eZ Platform provides a content repository, multichannel and multidevice content delivery, multilingual and multisite content management, and granular user permissions.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform

  34. EPiServer is a comercial CMS.
    Episerver Find is the enterprise search platform that can dynamically build landing pages, while Episerver Advance brings AI-personalization to the table. Finally, Episerver Insight captures data and analytics.

    #CMS #Blogging #Blogging Platform

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