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Using Gatsby with GraphCMS

Whether you are building Micro-Sites or Monoliths, Gatsby is an excellent choice. Delivering your content with the power and flexibility of GraphCMS is even better. Gatsby and GraphCMS will empower you to build the websites of tomorrow.

Quick Links

  • Gatsby + GraphCMS tutorial
  • Gatsby + GraphCMS documentation
  • GraphCMS home page

When Is GraphCMS a Good Idea?

GraphCMS is great for:

  • Highly custom content models
  • Time pressured projects
  • GDPR sensitive requirements
  • Fluid project scope
  • Teams excited about GraphQL

GraphCMS is not-so-great for:

  • On-Premise requirements
  • Teams lacking developer support

What Does It Take to Implement Gatsby + GraphCMS?

Compared to traditional CMS’s that require dedicated infrastructure and complex install processes, the SaaS model behind GraphCMS allows anyone to get started quickly and for free.

  1. Create an account at GraphCMS
  2. Create a new project
  3. Add the “gatsby-source-graphql” plugin
  4. Connect your project url
  5. Enjoy the magic of GraphQL queries

That’s it. No further effort is needed. Editors and developers can define the schema, your content team can begin filling in content parallel to your developers building out the designs.

Ready to Get Started?