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Headless CMS 101

Takes about 2 hours

Want to know what makes headless CMS different? One thing's for sure, headless CMS gives you more creative freedom when it comes to your digital content experience. Before you dig into your first project, get to know the headless concepts that will change the way you think about content.

Who is this course for?

  • If you're new at working with a headless CMS and would like a quick introduction. 
  • People transitioning from a traditional system to a headless CMS. 
  • Roles that are close to content creation, such as content creators or content managers. 
  • Someone who wants to understand how Kontent can help them bring their content creation to the next level.


You don’t need any prior knowledge about the headless world to take this course.

What can you expect?

We'll walk you through the basics of what a headless CMS is and what benefits it brings you. All this in an easily digestible format of a few short lessons combining text, images, and a video. At the end of the lessons, you'll answer a couple of knowledge check questions to help you revise what you've learned.

By the end of the course, you will be able to…

  • Describe what a headless CMS such as Kontent is.
  • Explain the process behind the content creation in a headless CMS.
  • Use the content-first approach in your next project.
  • Identify the benefits Kontent brings to your role.

What others have said about this course

It was quick to complete, providing enough information for me to understand the basic concepts.

— Tim Pennells, Ridgeway

Very nicely done course, and what I liked the most it's the simplicity and idea where you are (length of each module). I liked how simplistic and short this course was, yet captured a lot of important information. Well done!

— Gosia Babiak-Bicknell, Unum UK

Lots of good content and simple analogies to help me understand.

— Ed Lowe, Babylon Health

To access this course, you need to have a Kontent account or start your free 30-day trial (no credit card required). Ready to begin your headless journey?