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Jekyll CMS

Meet the best way to manage content with Jekyll

You've got a great static website built with Jekyll; DatoCMS puts in a CDN with blazing fast response times to give your visitors the same speed for your content.

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Proudly powered by DatoCMS + Jekyll:
Art & About Sydney
https://www.artandabout.com.au/
Sydney New Year's Eve
https://www.sydneynewyearseve.com/
Lattice
https://lattice.com/

Jekyll CMS example

The easiest Jekyll integration with a CMS you can get

DatoCMS offers a Ruby-based CLI tool that makes it extremely convenient to transform the content stored in your Dato CMS project into Jekyll posts and collections:

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# Add "dato" gem to your Gemfile, run "bundle install"...
# gem "dato"
# then inside your Jekyll project run:
# dato dump --token=YOUR_DATOCMS_PROJECT_API_TOKEN
# inside a "_posts" directory...
directory "_posts" do
# ...iterate over the "Blog post" records...
dato.blog_posts.each do |article|
# ...and create a markdown file for each article!
create_post "#{article.slug}.md" do
frontmatter(
:yaml,
title: article.title,
)
content(article.content)
end
end
end

Endless image transformations at your disposal

DatoCMS offers best-in-class image processing and image CDN for Jekyll. The CMS allows you to optimize, resize, crop, rotate and watermark images on-the-fly, simply by adding custom parameters to the URL of your image. Serve lazy loaded, responsive images in one line of code.

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Worldwide CDN

Content, images and videos, all on the edge

Jekyll and DatoCMS is the perfect combination, thanks to the coordinated suite of different APIs and tools to work seamlessly with the three fundamental blocks of content: text, images and video. Everything is built on CDN, optimized for speed and scalability to delight your customers with lightning fast responses.

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Acme Inc. - DatoCMS
Create new Blog post
Title
The Best Video Games to Play
Author
Dan Poe
Content
Text
Lorem ipsum....
Gallery
Text
Lorem ipsum....
CTA label
Try it now!
CTA URL
http://...
Quote
Lorem ipsum....
Author
Steve Jobs
Add a new block:
Text
Gallery
Quote
Call to action
Save Blog Post

A CMS to easily build dynamic landing pages

Give your editors the power of building custom landing pages with no code intervention. Define reusable custom blocks of content, map them to Jekyll includes and you're good to go.

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I do heart Dato, my first choice CMS, always advocate my clients treat CMS flexibility seriously.
Callum Flack
Owner at Callum Flack Design
Jekyll + DatoCMS demo
pages/homepage.js - Visual Studio Code
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