Markdown is so ubiquitous in the Jamstack that many people confuse the M in the JAM acronym to mean Markdown rather than markup. But how did this happen and why does Markdown play such a big role in Jamstack development?
A look at why content modeling can be important in a Jamstack context, where headless content management systems rule, and some best practices for creating a content model.
What is a slug and why do so many CMS use them? How can they be useful when creating Jamstack sites using a headless CMS? We explore everything you ever wanted to know about the post slug.
Hugo's Go-powered templates can accomplish some very powerful templating tasks. In this post, we explore some tips and tricks for building advanced Hugo templates.
Relationships between content items are key to developing a good content model. This post explores how to handle these relationships in a JAMstack site that uses a git-based content management system.
Documentation sites are a longstanding and common use case for the JAMstack. In this post we explore some of the options available to you for developing them and show an example of how to build one.
The static site generator (SSG) is a key ingredient in developing a JAMstack web app, but there are literally hundreds to choose from. In this article, Brian Rinaldi offers his advice and guidance on choosing the option that's best for you.
In an effort to help keep communities informed, Contentful created a template for COVID-19 related community updates and we have enabled this template for one-click deployment via the Stackbit site builder.
Content marketing may not be a skill that comes naturally to many developers, but Peter Thaleikis shares his reasons why developers should care about it and advice on getting started with it.
There may be stumbling blocks when connecting a JAMstack site to a API-based headless CMS and, in this post, we'll look at what these are and how to mitigate them.
Sourcebit is a fully-extensible open source project that can connect any data source with a JAMstack site. In this post, we'll learn how you can build a plugin to connect to a data source, target SSG or transform data.
A look at some of the options for building an ecommerce site using the JAMstack including a demo that shows how to easily build am ecommerce site using a headless CMS and Snipcart.
Next.js recently added a bunch of new features geared specifically for JAMstack sites. In this post, Simon Hanukaev shows how a new project called Sourcebit can help make these even more powerful when working with a CMS-connected site.
Despite the controversy that has surrounded it, AMP has become a requirement for certain types of sites. Stephen Keep shows us when and why you may need AMP and how to implement it on a Hugo site.
Sourcebit is a new open source project that aims to make it easy for developers to connect their JAMstack site to data coming from a broad range of sources. In this tutorial, we explore how to use it.
Migrating from Wordpress to JAMstack offers a number of benefits, but it can be difficult to know what the best strategy for transitioning content is. In this post, Brian Rinaldi shares some potential strategies for making the move.
Gift Egwuenu discusses what you need to know about headless content management systems, such as what a headless CMS is and what the benefits and use cases of using the headless CMS are.
Raymond Camden explores how to create an Alexa or Google Home integration with your JAMstack site by leveraging serverless functions that access the existing data.
A step-by-step tutorial showing how to automatically update your JAMstack site with data connected to over 1500 services via Zapier webhooks and Netlify Functions.
A step-by-step tutorial showing how to connect a JAMstack site to over 1500 services via Zapier webhooks and Netlify Functions.
The ongoing conversation about JAMstack has moved from being just a stack for creating static sites to a stack for developing dynamic web applications. Let’s take a look at an extensive list of APIs and tools you can leverage.
Raymond Camden explores some options for adding site search functionality to a JAMStack site.
Ahmad Awais of Cloudinary shares what changes we saw in the JAMstack ecosystem in 2019 and what he expects for 2020.
What exciting new things happened in 2019 in JAMstack? What can you expect to see in 2020? Bud Parr, creator of The New Dynamic community and newsletter, shares his thoughts.
Chris Coyier, creator of CSS-Tricks, shares his thoughts on what tools in the JAMstack ecosystem have him excited and what he thinks we'll see in 2020.
Tara Manicsic of Netlify shares her thoughts on the past year in the JAMstack and what she's excited about for the ecosystem in 2020.
An interview with Bryan Robinson, host of the That's My JAMstack podcast, on what he saw in 2019 and what he thinks we can expect in 2020 from the JAMstack.
Gift Egwenu discusses the growth of the JAMstack community in 2020 and the continued impact of the growing adoption of serverless architectures on JAMstack application development.
What did the past year in JAMstack look like and what can we expect to see in 2020? In the first part of a series of interviews, Raymond Camden shares his thoughts.
Leverage the power of the community by creating a JAMstack site that anyone can edit and contribute using NetlifyCMS's open authoring.
Raymond Camden walks through gathering metrics about your content and displaying them on a JAMstack site built using Eleventy.
What resources would we recommend for developers working with the JAMstack today? Let's take a look at resources for everything from getting started to advanced topics to community.
A step-by-step guide to adding registration and login requirements to sections of content on a JAMstack site.
A look at Stackbit's new On-page Control Center that gives you detailed information about your Netlify build without ever leaving your site. So say goodbye to ⌘+R, ⌘+R, ⌘+R.
The Dev.to and Stackbit integration gives developers an easy option to build a site with the benefits of the JAMStack and owning their own content while accessing the large audience of developers on Dev.to.
We're very excited to announce that we've integrated another amazing CMS to our ever growing catalog! 🎉 Now, all new and existing Uniform themes can be deployed and managed with Sanity.io! 🎉
In this tutorial you will learn how to convert your Jekyll theme to a Stackbit Uniform theme. With Stackbit Uniform, you can connect your theme to headless CMS and deploy it to Netlify in minutes.
This is part 2 of our tutorial on adding Stackbit to an existing Hugo theme. In this tutorial we will model our Hugo themes data and configuration files. We also cover some more advanced model types including Object models and object field models.
In this tutorial I'm going to walk you through converting an open source Hugo theme into a Stackbit Uniform theme. You can do this with any Hugo site and once it's done you can import the theme into Stackbit, connect it to a headless CMS and deploy to Netlify in just 1 click.
Today we're announcing the ability to bring your own themes into Stackbit coupled with a new 'Create With Stackbit' button that turns themes into CMS-powered websites, all in an even smoother and quicker flow.
The large migration from Medium has led to the creation of many useful tools to help you accomplish that. Including Stackbit's tool which is now open source
The shift from building websites using monolithic projects like Wordpress to more modern approaches like site generators, Headless CMS and deploy workflows has been accelerating in recent years
Stackbit adds support for DatoCMS - Content Management Made Simple.
Following popular demand, we've added three new themes focused on personal sites, and blogs, all with minimal and clean design.
We're glad to announce the release of our Medium importer - create a modern JAMstack website from an existing Medium blog.