If you’re used to traditional CMSs, going headless requires a change of mindset. Headless CMS is not just another buzzword you need to learn. Uncover where headless got its name and why it opens up new possibilities.
Losing your head
Kontent.ai is a headless CMS. So, what’s with all the heads?Headless means that you can freely choose how to present your content to your customers. It means you’re not limited to using a website with a predefined template tightly coupled with the CMS. You can develop a website, mobile app, voice assistant, and anything else you choose.In other words – the head is separated from the body:
The “head” is the presentation layer and relates to a channel – for example, a website or chatbot.
The “body” is where your content is stored and authored – for example, Kontent.ai.
When possibilities are endless
Today your website may just be enough. In the future, you might want to provide content for virtual assistants, smart fridges, or chatbots. Thanks to Kontent.ai being omnichannel, delivering your content to any of these places is easy.Keep all your content in Kontent.ai and leave the old tedious copy-pasting in the past. Getting your content from the first draft to publishing anywhere was never easier.
From traditional to headless CMS
The key differences between headless and traditional CMSs are how you integrate specialized tools, create content, and deliver the content to your customers.
Channels is the word you’re looking forWhen we talk about “places where your content can be used”, the “places” are usually called channels. For example, a website or a mobile app are content channels.