Headless Website development
Cutting-edge websites that deliver for you, your customers, and search engines. Flexible, fast, and secure. Headless gives you the flexibility to design robust and elegant websites without compromising security and speed. We can ensure strong security with the flexibility to design dynamic or static websites using Gatsby, Next.js, or others and with CMS like Sanity, Contentful, Strapi, Prismic, Bloomreach, WordPress, and others.
Benefits of headless websites
- Fast - without the weight of a monolith CMS, headless websites are incredibly fast, impressing both your users and search engines.
- Secure - by decoupling the front and the back-ends, it's much more difficult for hackers to access sensitive information.
- Flexible - without the constraints of a front-end driven by a CMS, you have the flexibility to develop a user-focused website.
Why Us For Headless Development?
Multiple Headless CMSs
We are happy to work with most headless CMSs, and you configure them to work efficiently with multiple endpoints. These headless CMSs include Sanity, Strapi, Prisimic, Contentful, Bloomreach, WordPress, and lots more.
Multiple Front-End Technologies
We have a dedicated software team who are experienced working with multiple technologies and therefore comfortable developing with most front-end frameworks such as Gatsby, Next.js, Nuxt.js, Frontity, React, Vue, and many more.
Experience with Complex Integrations
We have experience integrating additional services into complex front-end solutions. Whether it's an integration with your CRM, Google Tag Manager and Analytics, or custom functionality you need on the front-end, we are happy to integrate and develop the solutions you need.
Front-End Interactivity & Transitions
Without the constraints of a traditional CRM, you are free to build whatever you want on the front-end. Whether it's the integration of videos, complex transitions, interactive design elements, or anything else to impress your customers, we are happy to work with you and develop the perfect experience for your clients.
Whether it's a complete solution such as WP engine Atlas (for WordPress) or a hosting set up through a solution such as Netlify, we are happy to set up the hosting, so you're ready to launch with the right configuration to ensure stability and great user experience.
Launch & Post Launch Support
Once your site has launched, we'll be there to ensure everything works smoothly for the first couple of months. After that, we offer ongoing maintenance packages to ensure your website is updated and stable, as well as updating it to ensure it constantly evolves.
Headless Website Development Technologies
Cloud Technologies & Hosting services
Headless Web Development FAQs
What is a headless CMS?
A headless CMS is a type of backend content management system with the content repository (body) separated or decoupled from the presentation layer (front-end). The CMS makes the content accessible through an API.
Do I need a headless CMS?
Traditional CMSs do a great job in most situations, but we live in an omnichannel world, with headless bringing enormous benefits from having a single content repository with multiple front ends. There is also the pressure to achieve a better user experience through fast websites as well as other Google Core Web Vital factors. By decoupling a website, it is much easier to achieve an enhanced user experience in terms of speed and functionality.
What headless CMSs are available?
There are many headless CMSs available, and it’s worth spending a little bit of time researching the market to determine the most appropriate solution for you. We’ve written an article that looks at some of the best headless solutions available.
How does SEO work for headless CMSs?
A headless CMS can do wonders for your SEO, such as improving page speed and user experience. Depending on your strategy and execution, it can offer better results than traditional (monolith) CMSs. We have written an article looking at the main technical SEO factors for a headless websites and how to approach these with a headless build.
What are the disadvantages of a headless CMS?
The biggest disadvantage of a headless CMS is the initial cost to adopt this infrastructure since it requires integration and configuration at every stage. It’s also not suitable for non-developers or business owners without experienced developers working for them. Lastly, a headless architecture doesn’t (normally) allow developers to preview content before deployment.
Can I use WordPress as a headless CMS?
Yes, WordPress can be used as a headless CMS and works with most front-ends such as Next and Frontity. You'll need to use WordPress REST API and WPGraphQL which both make the process simpler. we've written an article on WordPress as a headless CMS, hope it helps.
Why is it called headless?
The term ‘headless’ is derived from the concept of chopping the head, which in this case is your site’s front-end and separating it from the body, which is the backend. In essence, the presentation (display) layer is separated from the body and connected using API.
What are the best headless CMSs?
The most recommended headless CMSs in the market include Contentful, Butter CMS, Contentstack, Kontent.ai, GraphCMS, Strapi, Storyblok, and Sanity, to name a few. We've put together an blog post on the top Headless CMSs to look at.
What is a headless front-end?
The front-end of a website is simply what you see displayed on your screen – the graphics, typography, and the arrangement of different visual components. Thus, a front-end framework is a tool or technology used to build a website's visual structure (or front-end). A headless front-end framework, in contrast, is an endpoint, a content repository, or CMS with the front-end detached from the back-end and connected through APIs. There is lots more on headless front-ends on our blog.
What are the best headless front-end?
What are the most important benefits of a headless CMS platform?
Using a headless CMS platform, users can develop fully custom websites, product catalogues, and eCommerce stores, and display their content on multiple devices and destinations, such as websites, social media platforms, blogs, and apps. Users can also make their systems more agile and scalable due to the abundance of third-party software they can integrate using APIs.