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May 17th, 2022
How to Use DatoCMS's Structured Text Field in a NextJS App

In early 2021 Dato launched a revolutionary new feature that greatly enhances the experience of editors who use the CMS to enter and manage content. In this post, we're going to walk through all you need to know as a developer to start using Structured Text in your website.

October Update - Nested blocks, Gatsby v4... and new plugin system!

Nested blocks are out at last, roles inheritance will make your life easier, new plugin system is in the works... and a lot more!

The wait is over: Nested Blocks are here!

The most requested feature in the history of DatoCMS is finally ready. You can now expand the possibilities of your content model by nesting multiple levels of blocks!

How To Build an Ecommerce with Next.js and Snipcart
How To Build a Multi-Language Website with Next.js i18n

How to build an international multi-language website in JavaScript and Next.js from scratch.

Headless CMS as a Winning Strategy for Multi-Site Management

What is the Multi-site management problem and why a headless CMS is the solution.

Stepping up the content localization game: introducing Translator roles

Today we're thrilled to release Translator roles, a way to restrict your translators to edit only the locales they are responsible for. Is it the missing puzzle piece that allows DatoCMS to be a complete solution for every localization need.

Introducing Workflows: supercharge your content approval process

Today we are pleased to introduce Workflows, a new feature designed for our Enterprise customers. Workflows allow complex content operations for bigger editorial teams, making DatoCMS one of the most secure and user-friendly headless CMS to-date.

Dealing with SEO in Next.js

Let’s learn about SEO, how to address it in Next.js, and why adopting a headless CMS solution might be the best approach.

What You Should Know about the Next.js Image component

All you need to know about Next.js built-in image component, one of the best perks of Next.js > 10

Introducing Inherited Roles, for greater modularity in role management

Using inherited roles, you can easily create role hierarchies which mirror real-world operational or organizational hierarchies, without having to duplicate permissions assignments for multiple different roles.

September Update: Security, Performance... and a teaser!

Despite the summer holidays, a lot has been achieved in DatoCMS-land! Learn about the latest improvements, optimizations and activities of our team.

What happened in the last few months and plans for Q4 21

Let's review together the latest developments on DatoCMS and see what the future will bring to the table

Even more control for your sensitive projects: introducing Audit Logs

Today, we're happy to publicly release another vital feature for our Enterprise customers and fast growing startups: Audit Logs.

An (even more) open company

From today we want to be more transparent and less "shy" in telling our story. Find out why.

What is Content as a Service?

Content-as-a-Service (CaaS) is one of the pillars of contemporary content creation strategy. But why is it so central for editors and marketers?