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Sanity vs Contentful

Meet Sanity: the flexible, future-proof Contentful alternative

Don't accept limits on what you can build in your CMS—today or as your business grows. Create richer experiences, faster with Sanity.

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The results are in

Sanity is ranked #1 out of 85 CMSes on G2

G2.com, the world's largest marketplace for software, has rated Sanity as the #1 leader in the Headless CMS category, as measured by customer review ratings and market presence

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See the Sanity difference

Unconstrained content models

Build rich, detailed connections between your content with limitless content types, nested objects, and code-driven schema design.

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Fully customizable editing UI

Reflect the needs of your content teams with a fully tailored authoring experiences for an intuitive self-serve editor workflow.

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Create once, publish everywhere

Establish an interconnected web of structured content without silos. Update content in one place, publish it across channels, devices, regions, and more.

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For us, Sanity is our first choice when it comes to CMS solutions...We prefer it over Contentful because it’s easy to use, set up, and administer. Sanity offers high customizability, built-in version control, and more data query options.

Omar Benseddik · Co-founder @ Tinloof

Why choose Sanity over Contentful?

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State of web development survey 2024

Sanity rated #1 in CMS satisfaction by over 7,000 developers

With Sanity your team can dream bigger and move faster to scale, drive innovation, and accelerate customer acquisition. Let content power your growth engine.

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Free migration tool

Moving from Contentful to Sanity

With the Contentful-to-Sanity migration tool, you can get up and running with your content in a Sanity Studio with 5 quick steps.

The migration tool offers an efficient way for developers to quickly get a feel for Sanity’s great developer experience, and for your content creators to test out the clean, real-time editing environment.

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Platform Overview

Sanity Composable Content Cloud

To meet the ever-increasing demands of modern engagement, you need a modern content management system. Tackle channel proliferation, localization, personalization, and more with Sanity. Sanity is made up of three main components:

Sanity Studio

A content workspace you can tailor to match your team's needs—with all the visual tools they expect built-in. Real-time collaboration removes bottlenecks and empowers teams with custom access and workflows.

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Content Lake

A no-ops storage and distribution layer that syncs content and data for use by teams across your organization. Its precise query language enables reusing content anywhere.

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APIs

Sanity's APIs are designed for developers to thrive. They seamlessly integrate with existing CI/CD workflows, support programmatic schema coding, and offer real-time 2-way syncing.

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