Compare Contentful vs. GraphCMS

Contentful GraphCMS
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Product intro

Contentful is a pure CaaS (Content as a Service) player. It comes from Berlin, and is currently the global market leader for decoupled hosted content management.

GraphCMS is a CaaS (Content as a Service) provider based on GraphQL. It has been a GraphQL native since the very beginning and is currently the most popular GraphQL capable CaaS.

Main advantages
  • Widely used across industries
  • No technical operations needed
  • Free tier for hobbyists
  • Ease of use to editor user
  • Low barrier to entry for developers
  • No-operations personnel required
Main disvantages
  • Limited customisation capabilities
  • Vendor lock in (though export is possible)
  • Pricing for large amounts of content
  • Limited content capability for complex content modelling
  • High cost when working with large amounts of content
  • Flexibility for integrations and other enterprise requirements
Product detailsContentful GraphCMS

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