Terminology

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  • What is Storyblok?
    Storyblok is a headless cms - we removed the front-end component (the head) and, what remains is our content delivery RESTful API. - Most of the Content Management Systems force you into a specific way on how to develop a website. With Storyblok you can just plug in the service to your template. There is no need to take care of CMS installation or database setup.

  • What is a Space?
    A space is a content repository. Think of it as a place to keep all the content related to one project. Each space has its own components…

  • What is a Folder?
    A folder is a collection of stories. You can create a simple structure for your content using the folders. Best examples are multilanguage/multicountry or news…

  • What is a Story?
    A story is a collection of instances of components filled with information by the content creator. You will be able to fetch a story directly by its slug…

  • What is a Component?
    A component is a standalone entity that is meaningful on its own. While components/bloks can be nested in each other, semantically they remain…

  • What is a Field Type?
    One field type is the smallest part in the storyblok terminology…

  • What is a Datasource?
    One data source is simply a collection of key-value pairs (KVP). One specific datasource-entry is a set of two linked data items: a key, which is a unique identifier…

  • What is a Collaborator?
    A collaborator is a person who is explicitly a member of your project. As an owner of a space, you can choose between some roles or define…

  • What is a Theme?
    If you want a hosting with our Rendering Service so you won’t have to setup a server on your own you can directly choose from one of…

  • What is a Boilerplate?
    If you want to use your server or have already an existing project in which you want to integrate Storyblok you can use one of …

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