We care about security and privacy

In an important step to harmonize and strengthen European data protection, the European Union will see the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) come into effect May 25, 2018. Headquartered in Berlin, Contentful is subject to the strict German and European data protection rules. It goes without saying that we are committed to complying with applicable laws, including the GDPR.

Lauri Mertala, on May 24, 2018

How Businesses Can Think Outside the CMS Box

The proliferation of new digital channels and an accelerated pace of innovation, driven by new technologies and the cloud, have led to more software being built than ever before. Software isn’t just being made by software companies any more—it’s something that’s popping up across industries, disrupting existing business models and inventing new ones in their place.

Brad Soo, on May 23, 2018

Learn why space environments are great for managing and maintaining content structure for your Contentful projects

Content management has long been an outdated part of the modern software development process — our mission is to change that. Since our humble beginnings, we’ve offered an API-first content architecture giving engineers a scalable, automation-friendly approach to content creation. We’re now taking content management one step further — say hello to space environments.

Robert Svensson, on May 22, 2018

Running a serverless voter campaign with Contentful and Twilio

Polly Politician is looking to get voted into office. She has teamed up with Selly Celebrity, and together they are running an SMS voter campaign. This article will explain how to integrate Contentful and the Twilio Programmable SMS API with the Flask microframework for Python. The article will also highlight how to set up webhooks in Contentful, and how to deploy it all to AWS Lambda to make the app genuinely serverless — all in the name of getting Polly Politician as many votes as possible.

Robert Svensson, on May 18, 2018
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Faster static site builds Part 1- Process only what you need

Static sites are gaining popularity. Big publishers like the Smashing Magazine rely on static site generation to serve content faster. And they do it without worrying about security fixes or scalable server setups. All you need for static site generation is a CI service that kicks off your build and a static hosting provider to serve your generated static files which we then enrich with serverless technologies.

Stefan Judis, on May 17, 2018


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