Headless commerce separates the frontend from the backend of a brand’s web presence in an API-first architecture. Headless technology can provide significant advantages in design and performance, particularly for an evolving omnichannel sales environment. Moreover, brands can save time and money integrating existing content with new ecommerce sites and otherwise tailor content for each customer.
Here is a list of platforms that facilitate a headless approach for ecommerce merchants. There are options for both frontend and backend.
Vue Storefront is a frontend platform for headless commerce. Connect to any backend and merge with third-party tools. Vue Storefront provides a single app to provide a unified, mobile-first experience. The open-source version of Vue Storefront is the core product in an entire ecosystem of solutions, including Vue Storefront 2, Shopware PWA, and Storefront UI.
Commercetools offers a cloud-native, headless commerce platform that separates frontend and backend functionality. Its API approach helps retailers design unique and engaging digital commerce across all touchpoints. Access a catalog of 300-plus API endpoints to use á la carte. Engage with your customers via websites, mobile apps, voice assistants, augmented- and virtual-reality applications, social networks, and others.
Contentful is a platform for unified content in a single hub to…