Content Management Meets DevOps (Part 1 of 2) How a Git-based CMS Improves Content Authoring and Publishing

Traditional CMS platforms based on SQL and JCR repositories have begun to show major signs of weakness in keeping up with today’s demands for a high rate of innovation and rapid scalable deployment on modern elastic architectures. This is nowhere mo

Working with Crafter Studio’s API

Crafter CMS is a decoupled CMS composed multiple microservices where content authoring and content delivery capabilities and services are separated into their own distinct, subsystems. Organizations often want to interact with the content auth

Content Inheritance Basics in Crafter CMS

Crafter CMS supports content inheritance out of the box and supports it via a pluggable mechanism that allows developers to augment or override what’s out of the box. In this article, we’ll dig into the basics of this functionality. What is Conte

How To Change the Ports on Your Crafter CMS Installation

One of the most common questions I get from developers is: “When I download Crafter CMS it runs on port 8080. How do I change that?” They are not simply looking to put Crafter on port 80 or 443. They want to move it to port 9080 or some other po

Five Reasons Why You Should Use a Git-based CMS (Part 5 of 5)

In our previous posts we looked at Crafter CMS and its Git-based versioning (part 1), distributed repository (part 2), dug in to Git’s underlying mechanics to see how it benefits deployment (part 3)and we looked at how the support for branching (par

Five Reasons Why You Should Use a Git-based CMS (Part 4 of 5)

In our previous posts we looked at Crafter CMS and its Git-based versioning (part 1), distributed repository (part 2) and deployment mechanics along with its decoupled architecture (part 3) In this post we’ll take a deeper dive into a feature of Cr

Five Reasons Why You Should Use a Git-based CMS (Part 3 of 5)

Most CMS technologies are what we would call a “coupled CMS.” The content authoring and content delivery environments are usually part of the same stack. The act of “going live” with new content or a feature is essentially based on the act of marki

Five Reasons Why You Should Use a Git-based CMS (Part 2 of 5)

Since the birth of content management system (CMS) technology, well over 20 years ago, platforms have been leveraging “obvious backends” like SQL databases as a store for the content. Not because it’s the best or right store for the job, but because

Five Reasons Why You Should Use a Git-based CMS (Part 1 of 5)

Crafter CMS is a revolutionary open source digital experience platform based on Git. Crafter CMS solves problems from scalability and performance to ease of innovation that has existed in the CMS space for more than 20 years. What makes Crafter CM

Working with url interceptor/servlet filters in Crafter CMS

A filter in Crafter is a Groovy-based controller that allows you to intercept inbound requests for content and API responses and dynamically apply rules, modify the request or transform the response. A Crafter Filter has the same interface and me