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Sanity vs ButterCMS

Looking for an alternative to ButterCMS? Meet Sanity.

The Sanity Composable Content Cloud is a customizable alternative that treats content as data to power your digital business.

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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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Sanity has given us a clean slate and the opportunity to have our content platform match how the entire organization is thinking about content.

Emily Diamond · VP of Product at Morning Brew

Why choose Sanity over ButterCMS?

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Customizable editing environment

Give your teams editing experiences as joyful as the content they create. With Sanity Studio, the editing experience can be tailored to match however your team works. Pre-loaded with visual editing tools that understand content reuse, and real-time collaboration features.

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Query anything and everything

Sanity’s open-source query language, GROQ makes it easy for developers to send the exact data for every front-end request—no more, no less—and even transform data into the right format on the fly, without altering the back end.

Centralize content and context

Maximize reuse and consistency with a single source of truth rich with context from all data sources. Build a content model that works for your team with limitless content types and nested objects that let you create nuanced relationships to express the connections across your content.

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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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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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