If your site sources content from a content management system (CMS), you can connect your CMS to Gatsby Cloud. This allows you to automatically trigger builds when you make changes in the CMS. This lesson is an overview of what you need to know before you connect your site to your CMS.
Before you set things up, it may be helpful to review the following articles for background on how things work:
There are two ways to connect to your CMS:
- Quick Connect
- Manual Configuration
Quick Connect is a Gatsby Cloud feature that automates the connection process. Quick Connect is available for the following CMSs:
Use this option if you want to integrate your CMS without worrying about how things work under the hood.
Manual configuration varies depending on the CMS. However, this method can be used for virtually any CMS that:
- has a Gatsby source plugin
- uses webhooks to notify external services when content has been updated
Use this option when you want maximum control over how and when content changes trigger builds.
Setting Up the Connection
See our CMS specific How-to guides.