Bring content into apps and sites — the API way!

The essential content infrastructure for your projects:
Contentful makes content accessible via APIs and editable in a CMS-like web app.

Contentful — Interactive Playground

Bring content into apps and sites — the API way!

Not yet another CMS, but an API-centric microservice for managing content in a developer-friendly way.

$

curl 'https://cdn.contentful.com/spaces/developer_bookshelf/entries?access_token=0b7f6x59a0&content_type=book'



{
  "total" : 2,
  "items" : [
    {
      "fields" : {
        "name" : "An introduction to regular expressions. Volume VI",
        "author" : "Larry Wall",
        "description" : "Now you have two problems."
      }
    },
    {
      "fields" : {
        "name" : "How to manage content in a developer-friendly manner",
        "author" : "Contentful",
        "description" : "Make an API request, get JSON in return."
      }
    }
  ]
}
This is a real API request. Try it! Copy this line and run it in your terminal.
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While editors work on content in the web interface, the API returns it as a JSON document.
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Contentful helps managing and distributing structured content. Maybe you'd like to check the docs?
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This is how content comes into your projects

The content is delivered as JSON — free of presentation, and ready to go anywhere.
It’s two products: one for developers, one for editors.
Contentful — How it Works — Web App
Editors create content in a web app
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Your app requests the content, gets the JSON, and shows it at its best.

Editors be editing

Contentful comes with a web interface – an environment in which non-technical, content-focused users can work, making sure that the content looks and reads great.

We speak your language

We've built SDKs for the most popular languages, so you don't have to deal with the low-level API directly.

It worked for them

Look what our customers and friends are saying. (TL;DR: they love us.)

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It can be just the right moment to stop reading and do some clicking instead.

There’s a number of reasons why developers love Contentful — and why you might join the club as well.

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Essential features

Learn what goes on under the hood. Explore the features, architecture and API capabilities.

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Rich ecosystem

There’s a wide variety of integrations, apps and services built by the community, that leverage Contentful unique capabilities.

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Affordable pricing

Our plans offer fantastic value, simply. Once you don’t have to implement your own backend anymore, you’ll never want to go back.

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