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What is Strapi?

Strapi is an open-source software platform that helps developers to easily build, deploy, and manage APIs.
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What is Strapi?

Strapi is an open-source software platform that helps developers to easily build, deploy, and manage APIs.

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What is Strapi?

Strapi enables content-rich experiences to be created, managed and exposed to any digital product, channel or device. The vendor provides that it is self-hosted, 100% Javascript, headless, and state that they're committed to keeping it community first and open-source.
Strapi is vendor-agnostic, it is designed to work with all the JAMstack sites, static site generators such as React, Next.js, Nuxt.js, Vue.js, Gatsby or Angular, supports both SQL and NoSQL databases and can be hosted anywhere you want: AWS, Netlify, Heroku, a VPS, or a dedicated server.
Strapi is an open-source project. The core project, as well as the documentation and any related tool can be found in the Strapi (opens new window)GitHub organization.

The following GitHub repositories are open-source and contributions-friendly:

1. strapi/strapi (opens new window): main repository of Strapi, which contains the core of the project. You can find the admin panel, core plugins, plugin providers, and the whole code that runs your Strapi application. Please read the (opens new window)file to have more information about contributions to the main repository.
2. strapi/documentation (opens new window): contains the whole documentation of Strapi. Please read the contribution guide (opens new window)to have more information about contributions to the Strapi documentation.
3. strapi/design-system (opens new window): is the design system that is used in the admin panel. It brings consistency between the different admin plugins.
4. strapi/strapi-docker (opens new window): contains the code used to generate the official Docker images for Strapi (available through our Docker Hub (opens new window)).
5. strapi/awesome-strapi (opens new window): contains everything the community built and all managed plugins. It is used as a central place to find and submit new packages such as plugins, middlewares, hooks, and general enhancements to the core of Strapi.

Strapi Features

Web Content Creation Features

  • Supported: WYSIWYG editor
  • Supported: Admin section
  • Supported: Page templates
  • Supported: Mobile optimization / responsive design

Web Content Management Features

  • Supported: SEO support
  • Supported: Availability / breadth of extensions
  • Supported: Community / comment management

Platform & Infrastructure Features

  • Supported: API

Security Features

  • Supported: Role-based user permissions

Strapi Screenshots

Screenshot of Content Type BuilderScreenshot of Content Manager edit layoutScreenshot of Content Type builder contents with groupsScreenshot of Content Manager Layout ViewScreenshot of Content Manager List view

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Strapi Technical Details

Deployment TypesOn-premise
Operating SystemsWindows, Linux, Mac
Mobile ApplicationNo
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1. We have used Strapi to create our headless CMS.
2. Used Strapi node js project as backend.
3. The backend is fully customizable and easy to add functionality.
4. Its plugin is easy to use and add like graphql, storage, auth, etc.
5. It gives prebuilt auth APIs to implement auth.
6. We use it as NO code CMS, as it gives prebuild basic building blocks
  • Free and open source.
  • CMS UI is nice and clean.
  • Customization options.
  • Regular updates and bug fixes.
  • Easy to find and understand docs.
  • Blogs available to learn more.
  • Plugin eco system.
  • Tutorial videos.
  • Use typescript for it's backend.
  • Detailed explanation of commands available.
  • More clear docs for releasing.
1. If a headless CMS is needed.
2. Need the cms UI to be clean.
3. There is a need for customization options in the UI and API as well.
4. Expertise in javascript and need cms with node js backend.
5. Want auth APIs pre-made.
6. Easy to customize the backend as well.
7. The user interface can be fully customizable.
Web Content Creation (3)
WYSIWYG editor
Admin section
Page templates
Web Content Management (3)
SEO support
Availability / breadth of extensions
Community / comment management
Platform & Infrastructure (1)
Security (1)
Role-based user permissions
CMS programming language or framework
  • Easy to setup.
  • Customize the ui.
  • Increased productivity.
  • Get prebuilt auth apis.
  • Customize the backend and add new apis.
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