Headless CMS

Naturally headless or decoupled, the Brightspot CMS ensures your content can be distributed to any device to support current and future distribution channels. Brightspot's extensible architecture means you can publish how you want—headless or decoupled—all from the same environment.

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By Brightspot Staff
October 27, 2021
Any business using a traditional CMS should at least consider how a headless CMS could simplify and accelerate the way they share consistent content with audiences across multiple platforms.
Download this eBook for a technical buyer’s guide to headless CMS architecture and the GraphQL query language.
Watch this on-demand webinar for an in-depth guide to headless CMS considerations and the GraphQL query language, including live examples of Brightspot's GraphQL query language in action.
I think the way that you have to look at headless technology is that it is a true separation of the source of content—otherwise known as the back end—from the front end that you are delivering to, whether that is a website, an OTT app or syndication.
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David Gang, CEO and Co-founder at Brightspot
Headless can help by keeping developers in a constant position to iterate so they can focus on adding new experiences rather than focusing time on implementing the same solutions on different platforms. Your editors can focus on their content rather than repetitive publishing of it.
Omavi Walker, Senior Software Engineer at Brightspot
Omavi Walker, Senior Software Engineer, Brightspot
The point with headless is that from one master content hub you can make all your content changes and publish it however you want on any constellation of touch points.
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David Gang, CEO and Co-founder at Brightspot
Learn what a headless content management system (CMS) is, how it differs from traditional CMS architectures and how the flexibility of Brightspot's hybrid-headless CMS approach can future-proof your business.
GraphQL is a query language that enables the connection of programming APIs that enable headless CMS integrations like those possible through the Brightspot CMS. For digital-media teams, GraphQL supports two of the most important factors in content development: speed and flexibility.
Everything you need to know about the advantages of GraphQL and how GraphQL queries work
Take a technical deep dive on CMS architecture and the role that APIs play, including the distinction between API-only versus API-first system design.
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.
With today's always-on technology, a headless CMS approach offers the benefits of flexibility, speed and scalability for digital and editorial leads at media companies.
Here are five benefits developers—and, by extension, their projects—get from a headless CMS.
Modern headless content management system platforms can give you the flexibility you need to change—but there are four things to consider first.
As a technical leader, finding the right CMS for your organization will require flexibility, and that isn’t always easy for some platforms.

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