Payload is a Clutter-free Open-source Headless CMS

Free and Open-source Headless CMS and Application Framework built with TypeScript, Node.js, React and MongoDB

Payload is a Clutter-free Open-source Headless CMS

What is Payload?

Payload is a free open-source headless CMS that built on top of Node.js technologies as TypeScript, React, and Express. It uses MongoDB as a database backend.

It comes with a clean clutter-free admin control panel, a rich documentation, and a developer-friendly structure to build websites, CMS, mobile apps, eCommerce solutions, and any web apps.

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Payload Features

  • Completely free and open-source
  • GraphQL, REST, and Local APIs
  • Easily customizable ReactJS Admin
  • WYSIWYG editor
  • Fully self-hosted
  • Extensible Authentication
  • Local file storage & upload
  • Comes with a strong built-in authentications
  • Version History and Drafts
  • Field-based Localization
  • Block-based Layout Builder
  • Extensible SlateJS rich text editor
  • Array field type
  • Field conditional logic
  • Extremely granular Access Control
  • Document and field-level hooks for every action Payload provides
  • Built with Typescript & very Typescript-friendly
  • Intensely fast API
  • Highly secure thanks to HTTP-only cookies, CSRF protection, and more
  • Supports localization out of the box
  • SEO-friendly options

License

Payload is an open-source project released under the MIT license.

Resources

  1. https://payloadcms.com/
  2. https://github.com/payloadcms/payload
  3. https://medevel.com/23-headless-cms-for-2022/
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A Headless API-based CMS is a content management system that offers an API endpoint to view, manage, and create content, users, and settings instead of the classical web interface. Many developers like API-based approach as it is easier to scale, build, manage, and allows developers to use any front…

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