Contentful Alternatives

    Contentful is described as 'A content management system that enables cross-platform, multi-device online publishing. Businesses employ Contentful to publish editorial content for web apps, mobile apps, and, ultimately, any connected devices' and is an website in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Contentful, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Self-Hosted solutions, SaaS, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is WordPress, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to Contentful are Strapi (Freemium, Open Source), Cockpit (Free, Open Source), Prismic (Freemium) and SilverStripe (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 25, 2021

    1. WordPress is software designed for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. We believe great software should work with minimum set up, so you can focus on sharing your story, product, or services freely.
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      WordPress vs Contentful opinions
      This alternative is disputed. WordPress is still a legitimate alternative to Contentful, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
      wordpress is not a headless cms
      Negative comment almost 2 years ago

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      Although there are ways to emulate a RESTful API with plugins, Wordpress is not designed as an API-centric CMS. It comes with its own functions to output and work with the data, instead of a RESTful API logic.
      Negative comment about 4 years ago

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      not for large websites with thousands of pages. Wordpress is good for small websites or blogs
      Negative comment 12 months ago

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      Ola It's maybe not famous for being a headless CMS but it definitely can be a headless CMS. So i think its a valid alternative.
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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    2. Strapi is the most popular open-source Headless CMS. Strapi gives developers the freedom to use their favorite tools and frameworks while allowing editors to easily manage their content and distribute it anywhere.
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      Strapi vs Contentful opinions
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      Ola Have only looked at it a bit but looks like a good open source alternative.
      Positive comment 7 months ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • SQLite
      Cockpit was born out of the need of building a simple dynamic site. Sure, Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal and all the other full-stack content management systems are possible solutions for that task ...
      Cockpit vs Contentful opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Cockpit is a great alternative to Contentful.
      Cockpit is also a headless api-driven CMS.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    3. prismic.io provides a CMS backend for websites. Its API-based approach focuses on design and technology freedom for developers, while delivering a great user experience in the publishing backend. prismic.
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      Prismic vs Contentful opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Prismic is a great alternative to Contentful.
      Better UI and productive tools for editorial teams
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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      Because of the API-based logic to retrieve data.
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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      Content components, scheduling and easy to use interface for editors!
      Positive comment about 4 years ago

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    4. SilverStripe is a free and open source Content Management System and Framework for creating, maintaining websites and web applications.
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    5. GraphCMS is a headless CMS based on GraphQL. It lets you build a hosted GraphQL content API for your sites and apps while it gives content editors all the tools they need to get the job done. HEADLESS ARCHITECTURE
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      GraphCMS vs Contentful opinions
      Almost everyone thinks GraphCMS is a great alternative to Contentful.
      MakennaSmutz I prefer using graphql APIs when dealing with application content. Graphcms is based on graphql and even has write mutations, but contentful only has rest apis with a graphql wrapper around them.
      Positive comment over 2 years ago

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    6. Prisma - turn your database into a GraphQL API. Prisma lets you design your data model and have a production-ready GraphQL API online in minutes.
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    7. Kontent by Kentico, a Content-as-a-Service solution, gives organizations control over their entire content lifecycle while freeing developers to build compelling digital experiences using the technologies of their choice.
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      Kontent by Kentico vs Contentful opinions
      Almost everyone thinks Kontent by Kentico is a great alternative to Contentful.
      Growing feature set and tooling, SDKs, product vision.
      Positive comment almost 4 years ago

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      Comprehensive solution, affordable, well-structured, taxonomy, very fast API, import module for Kentico CMS.
      Positive comment over 4 years ago

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    8. Sanity is a hosted backend for structured content with a real-time API, globally distributed CDN, and a powerful, but simple query language. A headless CMS with an open source React-based editor, that can be configured with basic JavaScript.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Online
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      OverBlog is a blogging platform, active and evolving. Create a blog, without any technical knowledge, and find everything you post ! Create your blog has never been easier.
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