Using a Monolithic or Headless CMS for Your Business Website?

What is a Monolithic or Legacy Content Management System?

Traditional CMS systems are called monolithic because they pack all functionality, presentation, and assumptions of how you work in one single system.

They are called legacy because they have been around for quite a while, they are built on old(er) technology stacks.

In addition, traditional CMS solutions often lack integrations with modern software stacks, cloud services, and software delivery pipelines. The possibility to apply continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD) concepts with a traditional CMS is mostly unheard-of.

What is a Headless CMS?

But WTF is an API?

What is an API?

API is a pretty generic term and goes beyond the world of CMSs and the World Wide Web.

Headless CMS will render its content through APIs and Application Delivery Networks

In addition, CDNs scale really well — we are talking about 5–10k concurrent requests without any issues.

The atomic deploy model can be extended to advanced functionalities such as staging, instant rollbacks, phased rollouts, and A/B testing.

What can you expect from WebriQ GLUE

We have developed a very opinionated way of implementing websites, e-commerce carts and web apps and we have completely moved away from a monolithic, legacy and centralized approach.

We believe in a decentralized approach whereby each software component is chosen because it’s best in class, but at the same time is replaceable with a newer best in class option if needed.

We aim for 100% serverless operation, and we know how to do that and we aim for 100% uptime, and we know how to do that too.

A couple showcases of WebriQ GLUE

The site loads super fast it scales to the Internet and is basically unhackable.

The site loads super fast it scales to the Internet and is basically unhackable.

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