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Strapi vs DatoCMS: What are the differences?

Developers describe Strapi as "An open-source Headless-CMS *". It is an open source Node.js Headless CMS to easily build customisable APIs. It lets you manage your content and distribute it anywhere. It allows you to securely and privately serve your database of choice from your hosting and server of choice. On the other hand, *DatoCMS** is detailed as "Build better websites without compromise". It is a fully customizable administrative area for your static websites. Use your favorite website generator, let your clients publish new content independently, host the site anywhere you like.

Strapi and DatoCMS belong to "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" category of the tech stack.

Strapi is an open source tool with 16.5K GitHub stars and 1.88K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Strapi's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of DatoCMS
Pros of Strapi
  • 3
    Free for small projects
  • 3
    Flexible
  • 3
    API-based cms
  • 3
    Cheaper alternative
  • 2
    Images API
  • 2
    Simple and customizable
  • 1
    GraphQL API
  • 1
    Video streaming service
  • 1
    Granular permissions
  • 57
    Free
  • 39
    Open source
  • 27
    Self-hostable
  • 26
    Rapid development
  • 24
    API-based cms
  • 17
    Real-time
  • 17
    Headless
  • 16
    Easy setup
  • 12
    JSON
  • 11
    Large community
  • 5
    GraphQL
  • 4
    Social Auth
  • 4
    Internationalization
  • 2
    Media Library
  • 1
    Components

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Cons of DatoCMS
Cons of Strapi
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    • 8
      Can be limiting
    • 8
      Internationalisation
    • 6
      A bit buggy
    • 5
      DB Migrations not seemless

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    What is DatoCMS?

    It is a fully customizable administrative area for your static websites. Use your favorite website generator, let your clients publish new content independently, host the site anywhere you like.

    What is Strapi?

    Strapi is100% JavaScript, extensible, and fully customizable. It enables developers to build projects faster by providing a customizable API out of the box and giving them the freedom to use the their favorite tools.

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    What are some alternatives to DatoCMS and Strapi?
    Contentful
    With Contentful, you can bring your content anywhere using our APIs, completely customize your content structure all while using your preferred programming languages and frameworks.
    WordPress
    The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
    Drupal
    Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
    Joomla!
    Joomla is a simple and powerful web server application and it requires a server with PHP and either MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQL Server to run it.
    Adobe Experience Manager
    It is a Web Content Management System that allows companies to manage their web content (Web pages, digital assets, forms, etc) and also create digital experiences with this content on any platform web, mobile or IoT.
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