10 Best JavaScript CMS Libraries

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strapi

πŸš€ Strapi is the leading open-source headless CMS. It’s 100% JavaScript, fully customizable and developer-first.

14.2K
51.6K
No support
SEE LICENSE IN LICENSE
ghost

Turn your audience into a business. Publishing, memberships, subscriptions and newsletters.

4.9K
42.3K
No support
MIT
payload

The React + TypeScript CMS. Payload is a free and open-source Headless CMS and Application Framework built with TypeScript, Node.js, React, and MongoDB.

6.5K
9.2K
Built-in
MIT
apostrophe

Apostrophe is a full-featured, open-source CMS built with Node.js that empowers organizations by combining in-context editing and headless architecture in a full-stack JS environment.

932
3.9K
DefinitelyTyped
MIT
tid

A self-contained JavaScript wiki for the browser, Node.js, AWS Lambda etc.

568
7.1K
No support
BSD
keystone

The most powerful headless CMS for Node.js β€” built with GraphQL and React

686
7.5K
No support
MIT
gatsby-plugin-netlify-cms

The fastest frontend for the headless web. Build modern websites with React.

9.9K
54.1K
No support
MIT
@builder.io/gatsby

Drag and drop Visual CMS for React, Vue, Angular, and more

791
4.4K
No support
MIT
gatsby-plugin-tinacms

A headless CMS for Markdown

453
8.3K
No support
Apache-2.0
gatsby-tinacms-remark

A headless CMS for Markdown

133
8.3K
Built-in
Apache-2.0
buttercms

Node/JS API client for ButterCMS (https://buttercms.com)

21.7K
141
Built-in
MIT
@faustjs/next

Faust.js - The Headless WordPress Framework

464
1.1K
Built-in
MIT
reaction-cli

A command line tool for creating, developing and deploying Open Commerce projects

48
2
No support
Apache-2.0
@vtex/gatsby-plugin-cms

Digital commerce toolkit for frontend developers

98
143
No support
MIT
gatsby-source-storyblok

Gatsby source plugin for building websites using the Storyblok headless CMS as a data source.

5.5K
39
Built-in
gatsby-source-microcms

πŸ“ Source plugin for Gatsby from microCMS.

593
25
No support
MIT
gatsby-source-buttercms

Gatsby source plugin for building websites using Butter CMS as a data source.

77
4
No support
GPL-3.0
ddm

Data Drive Management System

66
181
No support
MIT
cod

Javascript Content Management System running on Node.js

62
669
No support
MIT
periodicjs

Periodic is a library for rapidly developing database agnostic enterprise applications and APIs with express & node.js

44
40
No support
MIT
gst

A Gatsby theme to build flaring fast blogs from headless Ghost CMS

12
133
No support
MIT
burdy

Most advanced open-source Headless CMS built in NodeJS and React. Written in Typescript!

8
209
DefinitelyTyped
SEE LICENSE IN LICENSE
end

Minimalistic, lean & mean, node.js cms

16
686
No support
MIT
nbl

A Simple CMS module for Node Js using Express, EJS and Mongo

16
21
No support
MIT
cal

Calipso is a simple NodeJS content management system based on Express, Connect & Mongoose.

12
1.7K
No support
gmm

A CLI tool to automate the migration from markdown files to graphcms (useful for gatsby blogs for example and everything else)

10
3
No support
MIT
gsn

A Gatsby source plugin for content management with Notion using the official API.

9
49
Built-in
MIT
dw

A lightweight library that allows to easily call the Dialoguewise Api.

8
Built-in
MIT
widget-cms

A highly modular Node.js application framework

7
11
No support
MIT
scb

Express middleware to provide schema-less REST APIs for creating a social networking website primarily using angular.js. It comes with built-in authentication, authorization and notification features.

5
214
No support
BSD-2-Clause
wc

A flat-file, markdown-based, blog-aware content-management system for Express.

5
27
No support
MIT
dpn

Plugin that provides links to preview content in Next.js

4
No support
ISC
hn

This module helps you use WordPress as a Headless CMS with Next.js

2
Built-in
MIT
pc

☁️ A pocket sized CMS written for nodejs

0
13
No support
MIT
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