Butter CMS VS Contentful

Butter CMS

With ButterCMS, you can quickly create applications and websites that are driven by the CMS in any programming language. fantastic for dynamic sites, blogs, and more.

Your backend for content is ButterCMS. a headless CMS platform that is API-first and popular with developers and marketers. Butter makes buildings stronger.

The platform has white-labeling features that let businesses create unique blogs with their own themes, logos, content, fonts, and colors and embed them into already-existing websites.

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One of the most popular and simple Headless CMS. It runs as a web service, so you have only to register an account to create a project. Contentful is very easy to use, stable and has a free version. In addition, there are lots of plugins and a package for working with this CMS.

But there are some shortcomings. First of all, it's a limitation of entities (models) and fields in the model. Also, like many Headless CMS services, the size of uploaded files is limited.

Despite the great popularity of Contentful, it could be a challenge to create even a small project due to limitations. Therefore, we recommend using it only for very simple projects.

  • Butter CMS
    • Pricing Starting from $83/month
    • unlimited user
    • Founded in 2014, California
    • They have 4.9 star review
    • recognization in many countries
    • 24/7 customer support
  • Contentful
    • Pricing Starting From $489/month
    • Best for 1-1000+ users
    • Founded in 2013, USA
    • They have 4.4 stars review
    • Recognition - top performer (2021)
    • Features like AB testing is not available
    • There are pro and cons and you check online
    • Can deploy on most of the platform and as well as cloud also
    • There is all customer support and it is 24/7 live reports


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FrameWork Butter CMS Contentful
OverviewLearn moreLearn more
CMS Type
Dashboard Internationalization
Multilanguage Content

available as part of the Small Business tie

Scheduling & Releases
Content Versioning
Preview Content
Multiple Environments

available as part of the Custom tier

possible to review the content
Customizable UI
User Roles
limited options
Custom User Roles

available as part of the Enterprise tier

available as part of the Enterprise tier

Organization Management
Images API
via API (query) or UI (editor - paid feature)
Content Management API
Field Types
Custom Field Types
last update in 2018
Free Plan Available
for non-commercial project
Team Members
Two-factor authentication
Team Logs
Built-in Backups & Restore
Editor Experience-
Team Management-
Developer Experience-
Free Tier-
Security & Compliance Offerings-


A headless CMS is a content repository that may transmit content via APIs to any front-end or device. All of your content and components are stored in the headless CMS.


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