Generally speaking, there are two main types of Web/Experience Content Management System (CMS) architectures: coupled and decoupled. Historically the term “coupled” has referred to the relationship between the authoring tools and content delivery of your live site. With the introduction of headless CMS platforms, the landscape has become a bit more complicated. Are headless CMS’s the new decoupled CMS? Let’s explore.
Headless CMS technology provides content to the presentation tier (or content consumer) as a service, typically via a RESTful interface in JSON or XML format. This is known as Content as a Service (CaaS.)