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CrafterCMS 4.1 Documentation

This documentation introduces key concepts in CrafterCMS 4.1, presents the authoring and development environment, and provides operational and administrative considerations and procedures as well as a comprehensive reference section.

What is CrafterCMS

CrafterCMS is a modern content management platform for building digital experience applications including:

  • Single Page Applications (SPAs) using frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular

  • Native mobile apps and headless applications (IOT, digital signage, wearables, etc.)

  • HTML5 websites

  • e-commerce front-ends

  • OTT video experiences on AWS Elemental Media Services

  • AR/VR applications using A-Frame

CrafterCMS is a dynamic CMS based on Git and supports DevContentOps processes for code and content. It is also a hybrid-headless, API-first (GraphQL, REST, in-process) CMS, and that allows developers to use their favorite UI frameworks and tools.

CrafterCMS differentiates itself from existing CMSs with its architecture: microservices-based, serverless, elastic and planet-wide scalability. To learn more, see the General Architecture.

When/where to use CrafterCMS

CrafterCMS is best suited for:

  • Content-rich applications that are authored by a few and consumed by many.

  • Enterprise-grade, complex, and integration-rich applications.

  • Applications that require a high degree of scalability, performance, and availability.

Who uses CrafterCMS

CrafterCMS is used by three main constituencies:

  • Developers who build applications using CrafterCMS.

  • Authors who create and manage content using CrafterCMS.

  • DevOps who deploy and manage CrafterCMS.