Carson Gibbons

Cosmic JS Co-Founder

5 Website Boilerplates Built for API-first Content Management

Cosmic JS provides a best-in-class headless CMS designed for your modern digital projects. By providing an intuitive admin dashboard, powerful APIs and flexible user roles, Cosmic JS enables content creators and developers to work better together. Applications are built faster, more light-weight, and your whole team saves time in the process.

Thanks to the Cosmic JS Community and all of its open-source contributions, you can get started out-of-the-box with pre-built websites and apps available for easy install. I’ll highlight 5 popular website boilerplates built specifically for zippy API-first dynamic content management using the Cosmic JS headless CMS API.

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5 Website Boilerplates Built for API-first Content Management

All of the website templates presented in this blog satisfy some common website requirements including:

- dynamic pages
- blog articles
- author management
- SEO ability
- contact form
- global website search

Next.js Website Boilerplate

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Next.js is a minimalistic framework for server-rendered React applications. See more Next.js Apps available for easy install.

Nuxt.js Website Boilerplate

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Nuxt.js is a minimal framework for creating Vue.js applications with server side rendering, code-splitting, hot-reloading, static generation and more! See more Nuxt.js Apps available for easy install.

React Website Boilerplate

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React makes it painless to create interactive UIs. Design simple views for each state in your application, and React will efficiently update and render just the right components when your data changes. See more React Apps available for easy install.

Vue Website Boilerplate

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Vue is a progressive framework for building user interfaces. Unlike other monolithic frameworks, Vue is designed from the ground up to be incrementally adoptable. The core library is focused on the view layer only, and is easy to pick up and integrate with other libraries or existing projects. See more Vue.js Apps available for easy install

Node.js Website Boilerplate

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Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment that executes JavaScript code outside of a browser. See more Node.js Apps available for easy install.

Grab a boilerplate, add your content and users and start managing content in the cloud, available via API endpoint for use in any of your internet-connected applications. Write once, deliver everywhere with scalable content models that empower your team to build apps faster. 🚀

Conclusion

When ditching the installed content management system and going API-first isn’t quick enough, check out the Starter Apps from Cosmic JS to get a project up and running in seconds. 🔥

If you have any comments or questions about building apps with Cosmic JS, reach out to us on Twitter and join the conversation on Slack.

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