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Sourcing from Headless CMSs

Many content management systems (CMS) now support a “headless” mode, which is perfect for Gatsby sites. A headless CMS allows content creators to manage their content through a familiar admin interface, but allows developers to access the content via API endpoints, allowing for a fully customized frontend experience.

Through use of source plugins, Gatsby has support for dozens of headless CMS options, allowing your content team the comfort and familiarity of its preferred admin interface, and your development team the improved developer experience and performance gains of using Gatsby, GraphQL, and React to build the frontend.

The guides in this section will walk through the process of setting up content sourcing from some of the most popular headless CMSes in use today.

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Here are more resources for guides, plugins, and starters for CMS systems you can connect to:

CMSGuidesPlugin DocsOfficial Starter
Contentfulguidedocsstarter
NetlifyCMSguidedocsstarter
WordPressguidedocs
Prismicguidedocs
Strapidocs
DatoCMSguidedocsstarter
Sanityguidedocs
Drupalguidedocs
Shopifydocs
CosmicJSguidedocsstarters
Contentstackguidedocsstarter
ButterCMSguidedocsstarter
Ghostguidedocsstarter
Kentico Cloudguidedocsstarter
Directusdocs
GraphCMSguidedocsstarter
Storyblokdocs
Cockpitdocs
CraftCMSdocs

How to add new guides to this section

If you don’t see your preferred CMS in this list, you can write a new guide yourself or open an issue to request it.


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