Key Concepts and Hierarchy of Contentstack Elements

Learn about the hierarchy of entities and the key concepts of Contentstack.

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Organization acts as a parent entity that encapsulates stacks (and all the resources stored within), belonging to the same company or group making project management unbelievably easy.

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A stack is like a container that holds the content of your project. It lets you organize content by grouping related content together.

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Content type

Content type lets you define the structure or blueprint of a page or a section of your digital property. It helps you lay the foundation of your content.

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An entry is the actual piece of content created using one of the defined content types. To create an entry, content managers simply fill data in the fields of a content type.

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Assets refer to all the media files (images, videos, PDFs, audio files, and so on) uploaded to Contentstack. These files can be used in multiple entries.

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A publishing environment corresponds to one or more deployment servers or a content delivery destination where the entries need to be published.

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Contentstack offers multilingual support, which allows you to create entries in any language of your choice. Localization is the process of making an entry available in another language.

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