GraphCMS Alternatives

    GraphCMS is described as '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' and is an app in the Business & Commerce category. There are more than 25 alternatives to GraphCMS for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux, SaaS and PHP. The best alternative is Strapi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GraphCMS are Cockpit (Free, Open Source), Prisma GraphQL API (Free, Open Source), Contentful (Paid) and Sanity.io (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated May 25, 2021

    1. 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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      • 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 ...


    2. 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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    3. 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.
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    4. 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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    5. Gentics Mesh is an open source API-first CMS, complete with multi-language support, versioning and roles & permissions. Built for scalability, it enables you to store & retrieve JSON documents and binaries via REST or GraphQL.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Self-Hosted
      • PostgreSQL
      GraphQL API for Postgres Builds and serves a client-facing GraphQL API by inspecting your existing database (tables, columns, relations, views, procedures and more). No GraphQL coding necessary!.
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    6. Not only a CMS for your editors. Clean and structured JSON for you as developer - build around components, mixed with our services to make the web faster.
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    7. 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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    8. PushTable is an API-driven headless content management system (CMS) powered by Firebase's Cloud Firestore and Google Cloud Platform. IT's perfect for serverless or frontend driven development. PushTable uses and easy to use spreadsheet UI.
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