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Ted Ngeene
Ted Ngeene

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What are your thoughts on strapi.js?

I recently came across strapi.js. They describe themselves as, "the next-gen headless CMS, open-source, javascript, enabling content-rich experiences to be created, managed and exposed to any digital device."
So I went ahead and bootstrapped a simple blog application. From the looks of things, it seems like a pretty decent resource.
To anyone that has used Strapi before, would you recommend it? which customizations does it offer? features like extending the user models, authentication, scalability, ease of hosting? How does it fair security-wise? What tips would you give to a beginner learning the CMS?

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Edward Almanzar • Edited on

Absolutely recommended 🚀
*It offers plugins, unlimited customizations.
*You can use any provider to authenticate, including AWS conigto, Auth0, etc.
*I would say, unlimited scalability! All depends how you decide to architecture your software.

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Ted Ngeene Author

thanks! I've checked out the default plugins, I'd love to explore more plugins.

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Ivan Jeremic • Edited on

For me products like Strapi make only sense to use if they offer a managed cloud solution where they host Strapi for me, because I don't want to manage servers by myself. Sadly they have no hosted plans.

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Ted Ngeene Author

😂 totally feel you. Though for RAD, it seems like a handy resource.

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Jack Domleo

Good question! I asked something similar, hopefully the responses to this tweet can help? 🙂 twitter.com/jackdomleo7/status/133...

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Ted Ngeene Author

Nice to see you also use nuxt! I'm a huge fan of anything vue. from vue, gridsome, nuxt.

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Jack Domleo

Awesome!!

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Dennis Frijlink

First I wanna say that I love Strapi. But I recommend Directus over Strapi because of his simplicity and compatability (supports PHP and Node.js)

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Ted Ngeene Author

Haven't heard directus before. Will have to look into it. Thanks for the recommendation.

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