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June 16th, 2022
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.

Retrospective for winter 20-21 and plans for the near future

Structured text, responsive UI, real-time updates API, improvements on blocks and more! The last six months were really feature packed.

Mobile editing interface at last!

Last week we silently shipped a long-standing request for editors: the ability to work on your content from any mobile device.

Introducing the Virtual Event Starter Kit

Today you can clone, deploy and fully customize your next event using the same kit used to run the incredible Next.js Conf 2020, using DatoCMS as your content management platform.

Introducing the GraphQL Real-Time Updates API

We have a big announcement to make: to meet users' expectations for real-time experiences, we have developed a new GraphQL API that can instantly push new data to browsers and apps as soon as they are saved into DatoCMS.

Summer retrospective and plans for fall 2020

During the summer we released a lot of updates, significantly a new pricing model and the sandbox environments. Main plans for the future are around preparing for a new API version and more roles/permissions.

New feature: control the cropping of your images with focal points

With focal points, you can now ensure that the key part of your images doesn't get cut off or misaligned across multiple image sizes and ratios, by explicitly specifying a focal point for the image.

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?

Introducing Structured Text

Today, we’re thrilled to release a new WYSIWYG field called Structured Text, which is designed to offer editors the freedom to compose dynamic rich-text using elementary blocks, made available by their developers.

A year in review

2020 is (finally) coming to an end. What better time to take a few minutes to rethink everything that has happened?

Tutorial: how to get real-time draft previews with Next.js and DatoCMS

Learn how to achieve live content authoring with Next.js websites using the newly launched DatoCMS real-time updates API and our all-encompassing toolkit!

New feature: Media Area granular permissions

Starting today, in each DatoCMS project it is possible to specify advanced permissions to precisely define who can access, create, modify or remove assets from the Media Area.

Contentful vs DatoCMS: our in-depth comparison

Learn and compare the advanced features that distinguish Contentful and DatoCMS. We'll try to be as balanced as possible: our goal is to ensure that every editor and developer gets the best possible experience working with a Headless CMS.

New feature: keep your models organized with fieldsets

From today, you can group the fields into your models into sets that make sense to you and your content editors. To better serve this goal, we also overhauled the model’s interface.