This eBook explains the origin of headless CMS and why this architecture is an increasingly appealing option for technical teams. We detail the benefits of headless for technical teams and answer the following:
- The origins of headless CMS and how GraphQL fits in the equation
- Key considerations when evaluating headless CMS architecture from a technical standpoint
- A technical buyer’s checklist for getting started
To see a developer write GraphQL queries in real time, check out our GraphQL webinar featuring Brightspot’s head GraphQL specialist, Omavi Walker.
GraphQL is the programming language that enables flexible connection with programming APIs that support headless CMS integrations like the one offered through Brightspot.
A headless system using GraphQL has its pros and cons. At Brightspot, we’ve identified four of the primary issues associated with GraphQL and developed innovative solutions to address each one.
As a technical leader, finding the right CMS for your organization will require flexibility, and that isn’t always easy for some platforms.
An API-first CMS provides the advantages of headless CMS—API-only—with rich capabilities like workflow, search and content delivery. With an API-first platform, businesses have the option to use a number of pre-built integrations to save valuable development time and effort.