In a world where websites are expected to be fast, flexible and multichannel, we believe that the future of Drupal is headless.
Better Performance and Greater Flexibility
Separating the front-end from the back-end unlocks new features with more control and flexibility.
Author your content in Drupal and push it to a variety of channels.
Bring in content from multiple publishing platforms and mesh them on your front-end.
A headless site does not expose the Drupal backend. This makes your site less vulnerable.
Missed that Wednesday security release? No worries. Your site is safe.
A headless site is not bound to servers.
Join the world of Edge Computing and take your site closer to where your users are, on really fast servers.
When you go headless, you're not limited by what Drupal can or can't do.
Want to use Drupal for landing pages, WordPress for your blog and Shopify for your store? You can.
Build your site in new technologies optimized for every type of device.
In a headless setup, your front-end team does not need to know or learn Drupal.
This opens up opportunities to hire beyond the Drupal market.
By going headless, your content is not tied to your presentation layer. This enables real content strategy and future-proofs your content for next generation consumers.
Today’s content ready for tomorrow’s devices.
Thinking redesign? We’ve all heard the phrase “to implement this new design we’ll have to rebuild your Drupal site”. Not anymore.
In a headless system, you can redesign part of your site or completely rebuild the front-end without changing your Drupal site.
Introducting Next.js for Drupal
Use the right tool for the job. Drupal as the content management system. Next.js for your front-end.
Use Drupal, a robust and proven CMS, for the back-end and replace the Twig front-end.
Pull content from Drupal and build a modern front-end with Next.js, the most popular React framework.
Deploy your new front-end to users around the globe on Vercel's super fast servers.
We built Next.js for Drupal to work seamlessly with all the main features of Drupal: content types and fields, menus, webforms, views and search. No compromise.
Inline preview built-in to the editing interface.
New content and updates are live instantly.
Power multiple Next.js sites from one Drupal site.
Authentication with support for roles and permissions.
Built React forms backed by the Webform module.
Support for decoupled faceted search powered by Search API.
Built-in translation and Automatic Language detection.
Deploy and scale your sites via content delivery networks.
Protect your site from attacks by separating code from the interface.
Blog posts about Next-Drupal and the promise of decoupled content management
How can we help?
Yes. Next.js for Drupal works with Drupal’s built-in translation system with automatic language detection. It’s actually faster than traditional Drupal.
Previewing draft content, revisions and content moderation are all supported.
We recommend hosting Drupal on a Drupal-optimized hosting provider such as Acquia or Platform.sh. For the Next.js site, our preferred hosting platform is Vercel.
You can also host both the Drupal site and Next.js on Acquia.
No. We built Next.js for Drupal for incremental adoption. You can keep your existing coupled Drupal site and progressively build headless pages.
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