Magnolia Tech Blog
Read the latest blog articles for Developers and Software Engineers.
Create truly amazing digital experiences using the frontend technology you love and getting the content flexibility you need.
When developing a website or app, your CMS should not dictate which frontend framework or deployment method to use. By adopting a headless approach, you get to work with cutting-edge technology and presentation-independent content giving you the flexibility to build truly amazing experiences.
But Marketers shouldn’t pay the price for this flexibility by sacrificing usability and visual control, resulting in a backlog of requests to be dealt with by your development team. Magnolia gives you the tools and APIs you need and empowers your marketing team to co-create experiences freeing you up to do the fun stuff.
The headless approach in web development gives you the flexibility to build unique frontends using the development tools you like. The downside is that it takes more time and effort to build custom templates and functionality. To help you develop headless projects faster, our team created a unifying design system offering:
Learn how you can save hours of development work using Magnolia.
Choose the frontend framework you love, such as React, Angular, or Vue while allowing your content authors and marketers to co-create experiences. Use the Jamstack or your architecture of choice to launch faster and have more fun.
Deliver consistent customer experiences on any channel by consuming clean content through APIs. Create custom content types for frequently used data structures with elegant YAML. Query the exact content you need with versatile REST endpoints and GraphQL.
Magnolia enables marketers to edit and preview experiences, including SPAs and PWAs, while staying true to the headless principles. The more marketing can do without calling you, the more you can do what you do best.
If you aren’t going 100% headless, you can use Magnolia’s Light Development to create server-rendered page and component templates by merely adding YAML configuration files to your Magnolia instance.
Make best use of your technology by deeply integrating Magnolia with adjacent technologies. nPersonalize experiences with data from your CRM; sync form fills with your marketing automation tool; or pull product information straight from your commerce platform. Even an open source DXP is possible
With Magnolia you'll be working in your environment of choice - your editor or IDE, your tooling, not another CMS UI. Our CLI & YAML file-based Light Development is git-centric. Your CMS configuration is always checked in.
Whether you start a project from scratch or embark on a digital transformation journey, you will probably want to embed Magnolia in your technology landscape. We offer connector packs and integration frameworks for Commerce, Marketing Automation, Analytics, DAM, and Optimization platforms to facilitate a seamless user experience.
If you want to access content from other systems within Magnolia’s UI, Magnolia Multisource makes content integrations fast and easy.
Read through comprehensive module descriptions, follow step-by-step guidelines and read the latest release notes as part of our open and accessible documentation.
Get as much or little help as you want. Our sales and customer success managers, professional services team and our partners will make sure that your Magnolia project will be a success. If you’re running Magnolia as a mission-critical application, we offer support 24/7 and SLAs for a quick response.
Download the customizable RFP template for Digital Experience Platforms to assess DXPs and find the perfect DXP vendor for your business.
Multi-Site, Multi-Source, Personalization, Tagging, Workflows and more.
You're only steps away from getting hands-on with Magnolia: