CMS is a very huge topic with many technicalities. Let’s start with What is a CMS. CMS, in simple words, means a Content Management System that manages and organizes content without a connected front-end display. The headless CMS is basically where all of your content and assets live. In order to connect it to the front-end you use a content API and distribute your content everywhere and anywhere you need it. The display of content can take any form, namely a website, mobile application, or any other digital platform.
Omni-channel distributor: Headless content isn’t tied to a single presentation concern, so it can make its way to multiple channels. It can power touch-points across any channel or device. From websites to mobile apps, voice-activated digital assistants, email marketing, Apple watch, AR/VR, and more. Even the content can be pushed to Social media channels.
Flexible Editing: Traditional CMS developers have to spend resources on content editing, and content rendering. A headless CMS has an advantage over a traditional one because it doesn’t have to deal with the rendering side of things. Every headless CMS comes with its well-defined API, so developers don’t waste their time managing content, instead they can invest their time in creating it.
Scaling: Headless CMS lets you manage your content from a single source, change developer tools at any time, and benefit from sending your content to high-performance cloud-based hosting. The back-end and front-end are kept separately so there will be no waste of time during maintenance. You can optimize, upgrade or update your website without compromising its performance.
Enhanced Security: Since the content publishing isn’t, by any means, connected to the CMS database, you don’t have to be worried about back-end security issues affecting the front end. Also, it becomes a smaller area of attack because the back-end is not connected to the front-end. So there lies security to your content.
Superior user experience: Headless CMS provides premium content management experience to both larger scale and small scale publishers. The quality of the product is not compromised, allowing smaller media houses a superior user and reader experience with Headless CMS.