Technical limits

To insure uninterrupted functionality of the shared-service infrastructure, we enforce technical limits.

Technical limits for the On Demand tier

Organizations on the on demand tier are subject to the following technical limits:

Metric Maximum quota Unit of measure
Content Management API (CMA) calls 10 Calls per second
Content types 500 Number per organization
Content type fields 50 Number of fields per content type
Environments 100 Number per space
Environment creation 12 Number per 5 minutes
Space creation 10 Number per hour
API keys 100 Number per organization
Webhooks 20 Number per organization
Locales 10 Number per space
Request size 1 MB
Response size 7 MB
Image size 20 MB per image
Asset size, which includes images that are larger than the image size limit 1000 MB per asset
Long text field 50,000 Characters per field
Short text field 255 Characters per field
Short text, list field 1,000 Items per field
References, many field 1,000 Linked entries per field

Technical limits are cumulative and can be reset only when an organization’s users delete individual items.

If you require higher limits, consider upgrading to the Commmited service tier, which comes with higher default limits and the ability to purchase custom usage-quotas for your organization.

If your service usage exceeds the preceding limits, we reserve the right to take corrective action, including but not limited to the throttling of the service API, temporarily suspending or (when other options are unavailable) terminating your account.

Technical limits for the Commited tier

For cumulative metrics, organizations hosted on the commited infrastructure are subject to the following technical limits:

Metric Maximum quota Unit of measure
Content Management API (CMA) calls 15 Calls per second
Content types 1,000 Number per organization
Content type fields 50 Number of fields per content type
Environments 100 Number per space
Environment creation 12 Number per 5 minutes
Space creation 10 Number per hour
API keys 200 Number per organization
Webhooks 100 Number per organization
Locales 100 Number per space
Request size 1 MB
Response size 7 MB
Custom roles 50 Number per organization
Image size 20 MB per image
Asset size, which includes images that are larger than the image size limit 1000 MB per asset
Long text field 50,000 Characters per field
Short text field 255 Characters per field
Short text, list field 1,000 Items per field
References, many field 1,000 Linked entries per field

If you require higher limits, contact the account manager or Contentful support to discuss available options.