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42 posts in 'CMS'

It turns out a CMS can be pretty awesome

Having a CMS to update your site can be awesome. It's not strictly necessary and mine is entirely over-engineered but here we are. It's helpful on mobile, it's been incredibly useful on desktop

Jul 18, 2024

Categories: CMSFront MatterHow to...Remote Data

Integrating a (somewhat) custom CMS with Eleventy

I've spent the last, uh, month or so inching my way towards leveraging a CMS to manage the content on this site. It started with improving my self-hosted scrobbling setup, importing yet more of my personal data and then looking around at friendlier options to manage what I'd spun up.

Jun 3, 2024

Categories: CMSCollectionsLayoutsRemote Data

Create a Blog with Eleventy and Storyblok

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to create a blog site using Eleventy and Storyblok.

May 13, 2024

Categories: BloggingCMSConfigurationHow to...Pagination

Building a Localised Site with 11ty, Sanity & Netlify

In this article, we'll explore how I built a localised website for a client of mine using 11ty, Sanity, and Netlify.

May 3, 2024

Categories: CMSHow to...Internationalization

Building a Live Preview with Eleventy, Contentful, and Liquid Templating

As a part of the marketing team at Heyflow, I collaborate with people who work on the company’s website. Although all team members are technically acquainted, sometimes they struggle to update the website. The struggle is not being able to visualize what will change on the page when updating the content. Saving the updates and […]

Mar 22, 2024

Categories: CMSHow to...NetlifyRemote DataServerless

How to connect Eleventy and Storyblok

This is a step-by-step tutorial on how to query data from Storyblok to use it in an Eleventy project.

Feb 8, 2024

Categories: CMSConfigurationGlobal DataHow to...

I changed my mind, my CMS adventure

When I launched this site a few days ago I posted that I'd settled on Kirby as my CMS of choice. This wasn't exactly a spur of the moment thing, it's a system I've been dabbling with for quite a while.

Jan 4, 2024

Categories: CMSWhy Eleventy?

Let’s create a microblog with visual editing using Bookshop and Eleventy

Visual editing is table stakes for a modern content management workflow.

Dec 7, 2023

Categories: BloggingCMSCSS/SassConfigurationHow to...

Using Wordpress as a headless CMS for Eleventy

How I avoided having to re-learn PHP and love Eleventy.

Nov 7, 2023

Categories: CMSGlobal DataNavigationPaginationRemote DataSearch

How to setup Agit CMS with your 11ty website

The hackable, local, markdown based CMS for the developer that doesn't want content management to be a whole thing.

Nov 2, 2023

Categories: CMSFront MatterHow to...

TinaCMS + 11ty

Taking a deep dive into setting up a CMS for my static site with TinaCMS

Oct 17, 2023

Categories: BloggingCMSConfigurationDeploymentHow to...

CloudCannon as a git based headless CMS for static site generators

Showcasing CloudCannon with 11ty as a headless CMS service

Oct 14, 2023

Categories: CMSHow to...

Eleventy and Storyblok - My perfect combination

In this article, I share why I choose this combination, hoping you also fall in love with them.

Oct 11, 2023

Categories: CMSWhy Eleventy?

Headless kiosk application (with Kirby CMS)

Use Kirby and 11ty to generate a headless kiosk application hat works offline.

Oct 1, 2023

Categories: CMSHow to...Images

Build a Blog with Eleventy (11ty) and Webiny Headless CMS

In this tutorial, we will build a blog site with Eleventy (11ty) and Webiny Headless CMS. We will look at how to set up Webiny and consume that data in a Eleventy (11ty) project.

Jul 18, 2023

Categories: BloggingCMSGetting StartedHow to...

Working with CloudCannon and Eleventy - My Experience

My experience testing the CloudCannon CMS experience with Eleventy.

Apr 6, 2023

Categories: CMS


The posts below were published before the release of Eleventy v2.0.0 (Feb 8, 2023). Information in these posts may be out of date. The current stable release is 2.0.1. Eleventy v3.0 is currently under development and available for testing.

Post previews with Ghost, Eleventy & Netlify

A while back, I updated my Eleventy plugin for Ghost so you get more data from your Ghost instance, including the ability to retrieve draft posts. Here's how I used it to preview draft posts using Eleventy and Netlify.

Jan 18, 2023

Categories: CMSDeployment

Adding Tina CMS to 11ty

Looking for a NetlifyCMS alternative to commit changes to the same repo, I stumbled upon TinaCMS

Jan 14, 2023

Categories: CMSHow to...

WordPress & Eleventy part two: Eleventy

Some considerations for using WordPress as a headless content management system for Eleventy.

Aug 8, 2022

Categories: CMSHow to...

WordPress & Eleventy part one: WordPress

Some considerations for setting up WordPress to use with Eleventy.

Aug 5, 2022

Categories: CMSHow to...

Add Netlify CMS to an existing 11ty site

Learn to add Netlify CMS to an existing 11ty site to make editing your posts easier

Jul 29, 2022

Categories: CMSNetlifyHow to...

Using the Netlify CMS locally

The markdown file uses the `/src/layout/admin.njk` template. This is very similar to the default Netlify CMS example. ```html <!doctype html> <html> <head> <meta charset…

Jan 18, 2022

Categories: NetlifyCMSHow to...


The posts below were published before the release of Eleventy v1.0.0 (Jan 9, 2022). Information in these posts may be out of date. The current stable release is 2.0.1. Eleventy v3.0 is currently under development and available for testing.

How to use Contentful with Eleventy

Here's a pretty 0-60 tutorial on integrating Contentful headless content with Eleventy static site generation! I hope you think it's nice!

Dec 1, 2021

Categories: CMSHow to...

How to: add Twitter and Instagram Embeds on an Eleventy website using Sanity

Cover image credits: Photo by Luismi Sánchez on Unsplash At Orbit, we recently rebuilt our website f... Tagged with 11ty, eleventy, sanity, jamstack.

Apr 27, 2021

Categories: How to...CMS

Using 11ty JavaScript Data files to mix Markdown and CMS content into one collection

In this article, we'll mix Markdown files with external data sources to create a unified 11ty Collection.

Apr 25, 2021

Categories: CMSCollections

How to add Netlify CMS to an existing Eleventy project

I started coding again recently and I've been working on some personal projects in Eleventy. I alrea... Tagged with netlifycms, eleventy, jamstack, beginners.

Apr 3, 2021

Categories: CMSHow to...Netlify

How to Use WordPress as a Headless CMS for Eleventy

You want to offer static-site benefits to clients, but they want WordPress! Learn how to use Eleventy with WordPress to offer the best of both worlds.

Jan 27, 2021

Categories: CMS

Integrating Contentful with Eleventy to create static sites

Want to use a powerful yet simple static site generator? Learn how to integrate 11ty with Contentful — it’s a breeze!

Jul 28, 2020

Categories: CMS

Building a website with a static site generator, part 1: Setup

In this blog series, we will build a static website using Eleventy, NetlifyCMS, GitHub and Netlify. In the first post, we set everything up and deploy a template page to make sure everything works.

Mar 11, 2020

Categories: Getting StartedDeploymentCMSBlogging

How my site is built with Eleventy + Ghost

This website is run with Eleventy, using Markdown and Ghost CMS for blog posts. I've iterated in a couple of ways to build the CMS integration.

Mar 6, 2020

Categories: CMSHow to...

Consuming a headless CMS GraphQL API with Eleventy

With Eleventy, consuming data coming from a GraphQL API to generate static pages is as straightforward as using Markdown files.

Aug 17, 2019

Categories: CMS

Eleventy and Ghost

We’ve expanded our headless starter repositories with Eleventy – a popular JAMstack static site generator that can be used with Ghost as a Headless CMS! 👩‍💻

Aug 7, 2019

Categories: CMS

Use Eleventy to generate a Ghost blog

Last night I had a thought: What if I could source a Ghost blog from the Ghost Content API and then generate a static blog all inside of Eleventy?

May 31, 2019

Categories: CMS

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