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Frequently Asked Questions

Can Compose be used for other use cases than websites?

Even though Compose is structured around pages and page types, it can be used for any kind of content for any channel such as websites, mobile views, kiosks, newsletters.

Can I edit Compose pages with the Contentful web app?

Yes, a page in Compose is a normal entry and can be opened and edited in the web app. To quickly open a page in the web app from Compose, use the contextual menu next to the preview button in the page editor and select “Open in web app”.

Open the current page in the web app

How many referenced entries are supported in one page?

Compose does not introduce new limits on linking content, so your tier limits apply. However, only 200 entries can be published at a time. If your page exceeds this limit then you will need to publish the page in multiple publish actions.

Compose does not introduce new limits on linking content, so your tier limits apply. However, complex structures can impact performance. Entries deeper than 10 levels are ignored and it's recommended to not nest your entries more than 7 levels deep within a page type.

How can changes to a page's content be detected?

This can be achieved via Synchronization or Webhooks.

How can webhooks be configured with Compose?

Compose is webhook-compatible, but management of webhooks takes place within the Contentful web app. See Webhooks for more on webhook management.

Do page types count against the content type limit?

Yes, page types are regular content types and are counted as such.