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
GraphQL, a query language for APIs used in many headless CMS implementations, has enjoyed much popularity in recent years as companies look for ways to remain competitive and appealing to their audiences in an ever-changing technological landscape. But what does GraphQL actually look like, and how is it used?
To see a developer write GraphQL queries in real time, check out our GraphQL webinar featuring Brightspot’s head GraphQL specialist, Omavi Walker.
First developed by Facebook in 2012, headless CMS architecture is the solution of choice for many content business platforms these days. 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 content business platform for your organization will require flexibility, and that isn’t always easy for some platforms.
GraphQL is a query language that enables the connection of programming APIs that enable headless CMS integrations like those possible through the Brightspot Content Business Platform. For digital-media teams, GraphQL supports two of the most important factors in content development: speed and flexibility.
Headless CMS and GraphQL have been trending topics for a while in the content management space. Discover the benefits of headless CMS and the flexibility it affords digital organizations, plus the power of GraphQL as the query language connecting your APIs to your front-end applications.
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.