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Top 5 advantages of headless CMS over a traditional CMS

Business owners who have multiple channels for showing their content, companies that need a pretty unique design, or those who integrate new technologies in their business strategy (for example, in a Smart Watch) like the idea of headless CMS.

Today, we want to speak about the top 5 advantages of headless CMS over a traditional CMS. These are the top five reasons technical people enjoy working with headless and why business owners love it.

  • API Content Delivery is THE best headless CMS advantage

Headless CMSes, aka decoupled CMSes, separate frontend from backend and use RESTful API (JSON, XML) to deliver the content. Technical people use that API and display headless content on a website, in mobile apps, or any other channel, wherever is needed.

The advantage here is: because developers got rid of limiting templates and rigid CMS design structures, they can create unique digital experiences.

  • Headless CMS empowers faster time to market

Headless CMS is keeping the backend and frontend separated results in scalability and productivity. Two strong arguments business owners especially like to hear.

  • Headless CMS is easier and more flexible to develop on

Until recently, using the same content from the same place and placing it on multiple (different) devices was unthinkable. Yet, it's the purpose of headless CMSs today.

Developers nowadays can access the content repository more promptly and use the best technology in every unique situation. As a result, they build delightful user interfaces, solve every client's inquiry, and make their frontend more competitive.

As you can see, headless CMS is way more effective and can adapt quickly to all new technological advances. Besides everything written above, there is some more dominance of headless CMS regarding security and expenses.

How is it possible that headless CMS is the ultimate solution for everyone? (

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Great post. Thanks for sharing

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Al - Naucode

Hey, that was a nice read, you got my follow, keep writing 😉