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Developer’s Guide


Contentstack Basics

Learn about the fundamentals that you need to get started with Contentstack

Quickstart in 5 Mins

Get a basic webpage up and running in a few mins

Sample Apps

Try out these apps to experiment with Contentstack

Architecture Diagrams

See how Contentstack fits into the greater scheme of things

Set up Contentstack

1. Set up Stack

A stack can be defined as a pool of data or a container that holds all the content/assets related to a site. This is the first page that will appear once you log in.

2. Create Content Types

This document is a detailed reference to Contentstack’s list of Content Types. Define the values of a page of your web or mobile property with Contentstack!

3. Set up Environments

A publishing environment can be defined as one or more content delivery destination (app/website) where the content needs to be published.

4. Create Tokens

Tokens are needed to authorize API calls. There are following types of tokens in Contentstack: Access token, Delivery token, Management token, and Authtoken.

5. Fetch Content

Contentstack is an API-first headless CMS platform; it provides the content backend (content repository and management), which is separate from the front-end (presentation).

Platforms and SDKs

Content Delivery SDKs


Content Management SDKs


Utils SDK


Developer Tools


Command-line Interface (CLI)

Content Migration

Static Site Generators


Web Framework (Deprecated)


CDN and Caching

How-to Guides


Security Management

Contentstack Regions

Content Modeling