Sanity vs Contentful

Meet Sanity: a more customizable alternative to Contentful

The Sanity Composable Content Cloud treats content as data to power your digital business.

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The results are in

Sanity is ranked #1 Headless CMS

Sanity is the leader in the Headless CMS category, as measured by customer review ratings and market presence.

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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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No limits on content types

Build a content model that works for your team with limitless content types and nested objects that let you keep content together that belongs together.

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Real-time collaboration

Work fearlessly on content ideas in real-time with the support of powerful collaboration and field-level revision history.

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AI that drives real impact

Confidently automate common tasks like translation, SEO, and more—all pressure-tested by Sanity.

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Sanity rated #1 in CMS satisfaction

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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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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