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Contentstack is a headless CMS with an API-first approach that puts content at the center. It is designed to simplify the process of publication by separating code from content. You can access, create, and manage content in Contentstack, via RESTful APIs, across multiple channels such as websites, mobile apps, or any other platform. Go through our Contentstack website.

You will first need a Contentstack account to get started. Once you have an account, read our docs to understand how Contentstack works. Developers who are well aware of Contentstack and are interested in creating websites and apps can get started with our docs on various platforms. While new users, content managers, and editors can go through the basic concepts of creating a website or app in Contentstack in our Content Manager's Guide.

Yes, you can go through the Platforms pages where you can find our step-by-step tutorial for creating a website or app in Contentstack for some of the common platforms, such as JavaScript, iOS, React Native, etc. The “Example Apps” section in these pages take you through all the steps involved in creating your first web page or mobile app. The tutorial explains how to perform the initial set up, how to create a stack, a content type, and your first page, how to set up a publishing environment, and finally, how to publish content on the environment.

Since Contentstack is a cloud-based CMS, you do not need anything (except for an internet connection, a browser, and a Contentstack account) to get started.

Contentstack provides 24x7 online support. You can contact the support team either by using the in-product chatbox or by emailing us at

Contentstack does not provide any formal training. However, it provides extensive documentation that covers a wide range of topics including, important concepts, guides, tutorials, SDK and API references, code samples, and short videos that help you learn and get started with Contentstack.

Contentstack is a cloud-based CMS. This means that you just need an internet connection on your desktop, laptop, or tablet to get started with Contentstack.

Contentstack stores all of its data in MongoDB Server.

No, you do not have to host your website with Contentstack. You are free to host your website with any hosting provider of your choice.

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