Countdown: The top 5 Contentful community talks of all time

Since the beginning of 2018, we’ve traveled from San Francisco to London to Berlin documenting all the awesome projects the Contentful community is working on. There’s more to come this year and in the future, but a few videos from last year drew quite a crowd. These are our top five community talks of all time (or at least so far) – stick around until the end for number one.

Liz Osterloh, on Aug 20, 2019

Protecting your Contentful accounts with Have I Been Pwned?

If you’ve been blocked creating a new password, don’t worry it’s not just you. While a six character password made up of just letters might have been sufficient in the past, now the standard is at least eight, with numbers and symbols mixed in. If your password looks like your cat walked across your keyboard, that’s good. But a password that looks like a keyboard-bashing isn’t your only defense, there’s also tools like “Have I been Pwned” and “Pwned passwords” to help protect your accounts against hackers.

Jolyon Pawlyn, on Aug 19, 2019

Evangelizing design on engineering-heavy product teams

At Contentful, our product feature teams vary in mission, domain, and size, but they have one thing in common: the average engineering to design ratio on a product team is around 5:1.

Sara Kalinoski, on Aug 13, 2019

Bang & Olufsen increased their e-commerce conversion rate by 60%. Here’s how.

The luxury audio-visual brand Bang & Olufsen redesigned their e-commerce infrastructure and digital experiences with Contentful. The results will knock your headphones off.

Kiersten Mounce, on Aug 12, 2019

Everybody’s arguing about headless. Here’s what we know.

There’s quite a commotion about the topic of headless Content Management Systems (CMSes). It’s turned into a healthy debate over some central questions: What qualifies as a headless CMS? Do headless CMSes cater to non-technical users? Is it possible to accomplish similar goals with a traditional CMS? What’s the deal with structured content and headless CMSes?

Kiersten Mounce, on Aug 7, 2019

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