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Content Management Systems

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Open-source headless CMS without compomising on the authoring experience. No more form-based content management. Powerful APIs to consume from any client like React or Angular.

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A UI (and API) for managing/creating content, and APIs/SDKs for getting it out.

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A UI (and API) for managing/creating content, and APIs/SDKs for getting it out.

Logo for DatoCMS


Hosted CMS that outputs all your data as a JSON API.

Logo for Fixture


Build beautiful, full featured websites that run on your own AWS account. With an easy-to-use UI and robust e-commerce support, Fixture is the best way to build fast, serverless websites.

Logo for Flamelink


A Realtime Headless CMS for Firebase.

Logo for Forestry


Forestry.io is a Git-backed CMS for websites and web products built using static site generators. Forestry bridges the gap between developers and their teams, by making development fun and easy, while providing powerful content management for their teams.

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Headless CMS for Digital Creators. GraphQL Content APIs for Digital Products.

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Kentico Cloud

Kentico Cloud is an API-first CMS. While running in the cloud it provides an extensible UI for managing content, CDN for data delivery and open-sourced SDKs for all popular platforms.

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Netlify CMS

This is a React SPA that works with any static site generator.

Logo for Prismic


An API based CMS with wide support of JS frameworks, built for flexible development and accessible end-user experience.

Logo for Publii


Publii is a CMS with a GUI for that generates static HTML output. Publii is built for any skill level and is perfect for blogs, portfolios and company websites.

Logo for Sanity


Edit collaboratively, distribute over APIs, and freely decide later how and where your content will be used.

Logo for Shifter


WordPress sites automatically have a Rest API. But you still need to host the site somewhere and serverless isn't really gonna happen. Except... Shifter is the WordPress hosting solution that combines static site generation and serverless architecture with the world’s most popular CMS.

Logo for Storyblok


Headless content platform, based on components. Has a powerful editor concept that works with every page and a generous free plan.

Logo for Strapi


Strapi is an open source Headless CMS that is open source MIT licensed, self-hosted, customizable, has RESTful or GraphQL APIs, is 100% JavaScript (built on Node.js) and extensible by design.

Logo for Take Shape

Take Shape

A stress-free Headless CMS, GraphQL API, and Static Site Generator to help you get your projects done.

Logo for Webiny


Developer-friendly Serverless CMS powered by GraphQL and React.

Host it yourself, or use the online version at www.webiny.com

Logo for WordPress (REST API)

WordPress (REST API)

WordPress isn't typically what you'd think of as serverless, but you can use the REST API, available on both self-hosted WordPress sites and WordPress.com, to build static sites or JavaScript-rendered sites.