Headless Gatsby CMS

Best headless CMS for Gatsby

Building awesome web experiences with Gatsby? Selecting Prepr as your headless CMS allows you to quickly integrate a state-of-the-art content management system into your workflow.

Gatsby and headless CMS

Headless CMSs are the latest requirement for developers who work on Jamstack-based web experiences.

A headless CMS disconnects the front-end from the back-end. Through an API, you then have the opportunity to deliver all kinds of awesome content to all types of websites, apps, and devices.

When you work with Gatsby, adding a headless CMS to your tech stack allows you to build a seamless content platform while minimizing development and maximizing flexibility.

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Selecting a headless CMS for Gatsby

But how do you find a headless CMS that easily integrates with Gatsby? This is easier said than done. There are countless headless CMSs available, and due to complicated APIs, unclear documentation, and a lack of support, finding the right CMS is often a challenge.


That’s why we advise you to first map the requirements of your headless CMS. Focus on your desired framework (in this case: Gatsby) and select the features that you need from this solution.

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Essential features for a Gatsby CMS

If you’d ask us, essential features and functionalities are at least:
  • A state-of-the-art content editing tool, including scheduling and preview solutions and versioning.
  • Global CDN to deliver your content at speed.
  • GraphQL API to quickly connect your frontend applications.
  • Webhooks & SDKs to trigger custom code
  • Query & mutation API to manage your environments programmatically and easily create new publications.

Prepr: a headless CMS built with Gatsby in mind

Prepr, that’s us. We are a data-driven, headless CMS - and when building our solution, we’ve always had Gatsby in mind.

Our vision seamlessly connects with  Gatsby, as we also believe that building content experiences should be easy and blazing-fast. Therefore, our headless CMS offers all the features you need when working with Gatsby. A drag-and-drop content editor, versioning, multi-brand publishing: you name it.

Our GraphQL/Read API helps you retrieve exactly the data you need to optimize content with a single call and we serve your content via a globally distributed CDN to ensure quick load times. Our built-in cache invalidation ensures your content is always up-to-date.

And because we have clear documentation on all of this, we promise you’ll be up and running quickly.

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With five additional tools to optimize and personalize experiences

And there’s more. We also offer five actionable tools that help you to personalize experiences and maximize engagement: Prepr Capture, Prepr Optimize, Prepr Recommend, Prepr Notify, and Prepr Analyze.

With these tools, you have the opportunity to capture interaction data from your users. This data lets you analyze the most popular content, send recommendations, personalize customer experiences, and run A/B-tests to optimize conversions.

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How to get started with Prepr

Are you ready to add Prepr to your Jamstack? Getting started is easy. Just follow three simple steps:

  • Sign up for our free plan
  • Install the Gatsby SDK
  • Include content from Prepr in your application

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