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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' and is a CMS tool 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, Android, Windows and Linux. The best alternative is Strapi, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like GraphCMS are Cockpit, Prisma GraphQL API, Contentful and Sanity.io.

GraphCMS alternatives are mainly CMS Tools but may also be Blog Publishing Tools or Static Site Generators. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of GraphCMS.
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  • FreemiumProprietary
  • Online
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)

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  1. Strapi enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use their favorite tools.

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    Cockpit

    • 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 ...

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  3. Prisma GraphQL API icon

    Prisma GraphQL API

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • GraphQL

    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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    Contentful

    • Online

    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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    Sanity.io

    • FreemiumOpen Source
    • Online

    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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    Documents


  6. Gentics Mesh icon

    Gentics Mesh

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted

    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.

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    API Platform

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted

    API Platform is a next-generation web framework designed to easily create API-first projects without compromising extensibility and flexibility:

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    PostGraphile

    • 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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    Payload CMS

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Self-Hosted
    • JavaScript
    • Typescript
    • Node.JS

    Gain complete control over your JavaScript web app and content system with out-of-the-box authentication, localization, file uploads, graphQL and restful API exposure, access control, flexible content all administered from a wonderful to use authoring experience.

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    Storyblok

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    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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    Side by Side Editor
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