Features

The content platform for the modern tech stack

Cloud-native. API-first. Endlessly extensible. We help you manage, integrate and deliver content across every digital channel.

Agile development for the digital-first era

Robust APIs make structured content programmable, automating it across business units and digital channels.
RESTful API
Our stateless API with compact JSON payloads gives you full programmatic control over your content management system, including assets, translations and other versions.
Microservices architecture
Manage your structured content with fully decoupled write and read APIs. Ensure a fault-tolerant content platform that evolves with your business needs and new apps.
Optimized for speed
Advanced caching techniques are integrated tightly with external CDNs to deliver API payloads in the sub-100 ms range.
Language and framework agnostic
SDKs for the most popular languages and open source components for apps, design systems and web editor interface.

A toolbox for editors

Escape tedious CMS chores and empower editors to create, manage and deliver content on any platform, independently from developers.

Tailored for maximum productivity

Easy to use and completely customizable UX built for authoring all types of content — rich text, location, dates, collections, JSON snippets, entry references and more.
Contentful's editor interface

Regional autonomy

Publish in multiple languages and at different embargoed times or time zones. Granular locale settings and scheduled publishing help you launch on time, every time.
Locales are used to support content in multiple languages

Grow with confidence.

Manage users easily with roles and permissions to safeguard content. The user management API lets enterprisess integrate the governance of their Contentful users and applications with the rest of their technology stack.
Roles and permissions gives different users different level of access to a space in Contentful

Structure content for any channel

Create custom content types, pick and choose individual fields and arrange entries in flexible hierarchies.
Structure your content exactly as you want using Contentful

Double down on reliability

Highly reliable infrastructure, enterprise-grade security and continuous performance monitoring, and expert advice to keep your business on a solid footing
Work on projects autonomously
Easily manage environments, collaborators, billing and access with individual spaces and organizations.
Faster delivery with less risk
Build, test and deploy new software using environment aliases and out-of-the-box migration tooling to speed up delivery and de-risk deployments.
A unified system of record
An ISO 27001-compliant cloud platform with on-staff monitoring 24/7/365, high availability, dedicated hardware and up to 99.99% uptime.
Global scalability and governance
Provide easy and secure access to global users and teams with SSO (Single Sign-on) based on SAML 2.0, 2FA and SCIM integration for the most recognized identiy providers (idPs).

Extensible and adaptable to the core

Discover the content platform with full extensibility. Customize how you manage content in the web app, tap into third-party integrations and work in the programming language of your choice.
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SDKs galore

With read and write SDKs for popular languages available out of the box, you can go straight to prototyping.
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Mix'n'match your stack

Natively integrated apps with third-party software and powerful, configurable webhooks allow you to integrate Contentful with any API service.
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Your project, your rules

Open source field editors, the Forma 36 design system, and UI extensions allow you to customize the Contentful web app with new ways of creating, managing and consuming content.

Simplified solutions for complex use cases

Secure previews

Preview drafts and completed entries without worrying about leaks or service disruptions.

Channel-agnostic editing

Write faster and publish on more channels with a built-in markdown editor and embedded media library to update source files without breaking public links.

Mobile-friendly

Optimized mobile performance with selective sync, image auto-compression and support for offline persistence.

App Framework

Integrate with in-house built applications or third-party cloud software directly in the web app.

GraphQL API

Define exact server responses and aggregate content from multiple sources with fewer API calls and without the overhead of managing backend systems.

Open source libraries

Customize the editorial interface with Forma 36 design system and field editors to implement custom behavior without re-creating components from scratch.

Latest feature releases

See our latest feature releases and how you can start using them

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