What to know before you go decoupled: WordPress as a headless CMS

What is a decoupled CMS?
Traditionally, a full-featured Content Management System (CMS) like WordPress directly renders the user experience of your site in a web browser.
A decoupled CMS consists of a separate front end user experience, delivering content from the CMS via an API. Because the back and front ends are “decoupled,” the user experience can be built with any technology of your choice.
Topics include:
  • The difference between decoupled and traditional architectures
  • 5 questions your team should ask before going decoupled
  • The pros and cons of a “headless” CMS
  • Recommended tools for decoupled WordPress
  • Additional resources from third-party experts

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