Hybrid Headless CMS

Set Your Content Free

Our ‘Content as Infrastructure’ philosophy helps enterprises thrive in today’s ever-changing digital ecosystem. We don’t just give developers RESTful API access to content - we provide access to templates, layouts, modules, pages, and workflows, allowing marketers and developers to work together to deliver engaging customers experiences.

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The Open Source Hybrid CMS

How It Works

Create, update, and retrieve content and assets with ease. Pull personalized content to deliver amazing experiences across devices.

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Content Modeling

It all starts with the content model. Our drag-n-drop UI allows you to quickly build rich content with all content types including text, location, dates, media, rich text editor, snippets, relationships and more.


Marketers and business users can create and manage layouts and templates in a full editorial environment and deliver as JSON to any device or application.

Presentation Layer

New devices and touchpoints are emerging all the time. Our content as infrastructure philosophy allows you to be ready for whatever comes next.


Create once, deliver anywhere with our robust API architecture. From content and layouts to navigation and workflows, our APIs mean you can access any dotCMS content and functionality separately from the dotCMS backend.

Key Features

Content Model

Drag-n-drop to easily create custom content types, fields, relationships and taxonomies.

Roles & Permissions

Customizable roles and permissions keep your content safe and team members productive.


Our API and compact JSON payloads give you full control over your content, assets, layouts, and workflows.


Build multi-step workflows with features like four-eye approval, AI translations, and third-party integrations.

Layout as a Service

Give business users the ability to manage layouts and edit content and assets in context.


Publishing in multiple languages with granular locale settings help you launch on time, every time.

Professional Support

Host your content on dotCMS cloud platform monitored by the engineering and support teams 24/7/365.

SSO (Single Sign-On)

OAuth 2, SAML 2 or Active Directory simplifies managing user accounts and roles.

Scalability & Speed

Java infrastructure and multi-tenant capabilities, allow you to scale across your organization.

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Start your open source, Hybrid CMS experience now.

Get started for free. As an open source Hybrid CMS, dotCMS is free to get started and use.

Once you're setup, you can activate a free trial of dotCMS Enterprise to start experimenting with all of the features we offer.