In-Context Preview for Gatsby with Crafter CMS

GatsbyJS is a ReactJS and GraphQL based Static Site Generator that is great for developers and Ops but what about the content creators? Content Creators what in-context features like preview, point-n-click editing and drag-n-drop. Crafter CMS and Gatsby provide the solution.  

How to Install Crafter CMS

In this article we cover the various ways you can install Crafter CMS with pointers to resources and documentation as well as step-by-step instructions for installing Crafter CMS via a simple download.

Is GraphQL the Next API Standard for CMS?

GraphQL has enjoyed tremendous growth in popularity, becoming a de'jour standard in the development community with bindings for well over 15 languages and pluggability with many backends. While GraphQL was never designed to be an API standard for CMS platforms, it may be one of the best things to happen for APIs for content management. Is GraphQL the Next API Standard for CMS?

Introducing Crafter CMS 3.1

Crafter CMS 3.1 Community Edition just released and we couldn't be more excited! In this blog we look a few on the major capabiltiies, features and updates introduced by Crafter CMS 3.1.

Setup Crafter CMS Authoring Using Crafter's AWS AMI

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to launch, configure and sign in to Crafter's AWS AMIs for Crafter Studio, the authoring component of Crafter CMS.

Setup Crafter CMS Delivery Using Crafter's AWS AMI

In this tutorial we will demonstrate how to launch, configure and sign in to Crafter's AWS AMIs for Crafter Engine, the delivery component of Crafter CMS and wire it to a Crafter Authoring instance to host deployed Crafter sites.

CMS for SPAs Tutorial: Using Vue and GraphQL with Crafter CMS

In this tutorial you will learn to integrate existing Vue applications using Graph QL and Crafter CMS to supply content

5 Areas of Focus for Crafter CMS in 2019

It’s almost 2019 and we couldn’t be more excited with what’s in store for Crafter CMS in the coming months. What’s on the roadmap? Here is a quick summary of five main areas of focus that we know will help Crafter to remain the best CMS platform for innovative organizations.

CMS for SPAs Tutorial: Using React and Node JS with Crafter CMS

The most traditional, full-featured CMS platforms are not designed to handle headless content and most headless CMS platforms aren’t full-featured and have only basic authoring support. Crafter CMS is both full-featured and fully supports headless CMS capabilities. That’s pretty unique. In this tutorial, you will learn how to create a content-rich, ReactJS-based Single Page Application (SPA) with in-context editing and other full-featured authoring capabilities.

Headless CMS: Enable In-Context Preview and Editing in an External Application

Do you have an existing application that has content in it that you want to manage but you don’t want to completely rebuild in a CMS? This use case is more common than you can imagine. Developers start building an application only much later to find it would benefit from CMS authoring capabilities like in-context editing and preview. What’s the solution? Rebuild the application? No. Crafter CMS is a headless CMS that’s front-end agnostic. It can plug into any application. Let’s look at a very simple example. Just recently I posted a blog that used Node JS an external application that called Crafter CMS headless CMS capabilities for content via APIs.