If you're building a SaaS product, you know integrating content management is vital. But plugging in a traditional, monolithic CMS leads to bloat. There's a better way to go - headless CMS platforms like Payload.
See, traditional CMSs bundle content tools together with front-end rendering. This creates a messy, inflexible hairball entangled with your core app.
Headless CMSs separate concerns - they solely handle content management through APIs, delivering content to any front end you choose.
This means you can optimize the CMS for content workflows while picking the best frontend frameworks like React or Vue for your app UI and SaaS functionality.
Payload is a developer-friendly headless CMS purpose-built for SaaS. It provides content APIs that integrate smoothly with modern frameworks like NextJS.
For example, you can quickly deploy your Payload-powered NextJS app on Vercel. Payload even provides NextJS starter templates to accelerate development.
The key is that Payload CMS declutters your stack. It focuses on empowering content editors through workflows and governance. Your app consumes that content via APIs.
So don't chain your SaaS to an outdated all-in-one CMS. Go headless for a lean, flexible approach to content infrastructure.
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