Hybrid Headless CMS

Set Your Content Free

Our ‘Content as Infrastructure’ philosophy helps enterprises thrive in today’s ever-changing digital ecosystem. We don’t just give developers RESTful API access to content - we provide access to templates, layouts, modules, pages, and workflows, allowing marketers and developers to work together to deliver engaging customers experiences.

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How It Works

Create, update, and retrieve content and assets with ease. Pull personalized content to deliver amazing experiences across devices.

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Content Modeling

It all starts with the content model. Our drag-n-drop UI allows you to quickly build rich content with all content types including text, location, dates, media, rich text editor, snippets, relationships and more.


Marketers and business users can create and manage layouts and templates in a full editorial environment and deliver as JSON to any device or application.

Presentation Layer

New devices and touchpoints are emerging all the time. Our content as infrastructure philosophy allows you to be ready for whatever comes next.


Create once, deliver anywhere with our robust API architecture. From content and layouts to navigation and workflows, our APIs mean you can access any dotCMS content and functionality separately from the dotCMS backend.

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Key Features

Create once, deliver anywhere with our robust API architecture (REST & GraphQL). From content and layouts to navigation and workflows, our APIs mean you can access any dotCMS content and functionality separately from the dotCMS backend.

Content Model

It is easy to create custom content types, fields, relationships and taxonomies with dotCMS's drag and drop interface.

Roles & Permissions

Customizing roles and permissions allow you to keep your content safe and team members productive.


Enjoy full control over your content, assets, layouts, and workflows with our API and compact JSON.


With dotCMS you can improve and simplify your content creation sytem by building multi-step workflows with features like Four Eye approval, AI translations, and third-party integrations.

Layout as a Service

NoCode layout creation gives business users the ability to manage and edit layouts, contents and assets in context.


Publishing in multiple languages with granular localization support helps you launch on time, every time.

Top-Rated Support

When you host your content on dotCMS you can have peace of mind knowing your site is monitored by the dotCMS engineering and support teams 24/7/365.

Single Sign On

dotCMS makes Single Sign On simple by integrating smoothly with SAML, Oauth, and AD-based SSO vendors. With our Authentication Support, dotCMS is here to help your team with the initial configuration, ongoing maintenance and support of your SSO integration.

Scalability & Speed

dotCMS has the Java infrastructure and multi-tenant capabilities that allow you to scale your website across your organization quickly and easily.

Industry Leaders

are using dotCMS to power digital transformation.

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Start your open source, Hybrid Headless CMS experience now.

Get started for free. As an open source Hybrid Headless CMS, dotCMS is free to get started and use.

Once you're setup, you can activate a free trial of dotCMS Enterprise to start experimenting with all of the features we offer.