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Maxim Filimonov
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Hi Community, Would like to ask for advice from people familiar with those tools. We are a small self-funded startup and initial cost for us is very important at that stage. That's why we are leaning towards Sanity. The CMS will be used to power our website and flutter cross-platform mobile applications.

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Former Prismic.io developer here. If you want something robust vs "looks good from a distance," I would recommend Contentful. They are the biggest for a reason. Their CMS handles a lot of use cases and has great documentation. Prismic.io will work well in simple blog-esque use cases. Their more complex features break easily and their documentation is confusing. It has fallen quite a distance behind Contentful. Sanity appears to be a much newer CMS and you might come to regret the lack of features, but I've only briefly reviewed their product.

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Pros of Sanity
Pros of Strapi
  • 9
    Headless
  • 9
    Hosted
  • 6
    Free for small projects
  • 6
    Realtime
  • 6
    Powerful read + write API
  • 5
    Customizable
  • 4
    Schema as a code
  • 4
    API-based cms
  • 3
    Lightweight & pluggable Content studio
  • 3
    Easy setup, endless flexibility
  • 3
    Much better than WordPress
  • 3
    Images API
  • 3
    Works with GraphQL with Gatsby
  • 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 Sanity
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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 Sanity?

    Sanity is a headless, real-time CMS where the editor is an open source React-based construction kit and the backend is a graph-oriented cloud datastore with a globally distributed CDN.

    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 Sanity 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.
    Netlify CMS
    It is built as a single-page React app. You can create custom-styled previews, UI widgets, and editor plugins or add backends to support different Git platform APIs.
    prismic.io
    Prismic is a Content Management System, a tool for editing online content, also known as a headless CMS, an API CMS, a content platform, a disruptive content-as-a-service digital experience.
    GraphCMS
    GraphCMS is a GraphQL Based Headless Content Management System. It lets you build a hosted GraphQL backend for your applications and gives you all the tools you need to manage your content.
    Cockpit
    An API-driven CMS without forcing you to make compromises in how you implement your site. The CMS for developers. Manage content like collections, regions, forms and galleries which you can reuse anywhere on your website.
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