Umbraco Heartcore is a cloud-based, headless CMS solution based on Umbraco CMS technology. Umbraco Heartcore and Umbraco CMS originate from the same core; however, Heartcore does not have the same functionalities as the CMS solution. For example, it is not possible to utilize templates. Instead, the solution offers other unique possibilities, such as Graph QL integration.
Umbraco Heartcore is the headless version of Umbraco Cloud, a managed and hosted version of Umbraco CMS.
This solution enables you to create, manage, and deliver content across various channels and devices. It encompasses all the fundamentals of traditional CMS, but instead of templates, it utilizes a REST API to request data.
In essence, a headless content management system or headless CMS is a backend-only content management system.
It lacks a frontend and solely comprises a content database in the backend, along with an API that delivers your content to any other system. It serves as the hub for content creation, storage, and maintenance while providing control over all the content on your website. This means your content creators are relieved from dealing with numerous channels and complex applications. Instead, they can utilize a customized technology that embraces your entire content universe at once.
However, your content will not be displayed anywhere unless you connect a frontend—whether it be a webshop, website, or app.
With Umbraco Heartcore, you can use Umbraco to manage your content while presenting it on different platforms and devices using APIs. This flexibility allows you to create websites, mobile apps, or other applications that can pull content from Umbraco Heartcore. It is an excellent option if you need to deliver content across various channels and devices.
Umbraco Heartcore offers an intuitive interface for creating and organizing content. Users can structure content using various data types and field types. It supports multilingual content management and provides the ability to define user roles and permissions, ensuring great flexibility.
Additionally, Umbraco developers can build custom frontend applications and connect them to Heartcore via APIs to retrieve and display content. This enables customization of content presentation according to specific needs.
We assist in implementing Umbraco Heartcore and migrating your existing Umbraco CMS to ensure a seamless transition and maximum data integrity.
We can integrate your Umbraco Heartcore with various third-party platforms and plugins, providing you with a comprehensive solution that meets your expectations.
We can integrate with third-party apps and systems such as CRM systems, e-commerce platforms, marketing platforms, and more using Umbraco Heartcore's APIs.
We offer customization and development of functionalities and modules for your Umbraco Heartcore solution, ensuring that your website meets your business needs.
Our web design experts can create a unique and user-friendly layout for your Umbraco Heartcore website. Our focus is on your company's brand and target audience.
Our team is proficient in handling technical issues. We analyze, diagnose, and resolve the problem for you, ensuring that your platform is fully functional.
With Umbraco Heartcore, you will experience a revolutionary approach to content management.
With the headless capabilities, you have the freedom to design and deliver content across different channels and platforms without incurring additional time and resources. Combined with Umbraco's extensive tools and features, you can create, manage, and optimize content in an intuitive way tailored to your target audience's needs.
A headless CMS with Umbraco's functionalities opens up a more flexible and scalable content experience.
Some of the key features of Umbraco Heartcore include:
Additionally, you will also experience:
Managed API: Umbraco Heartcore fulfills all CMS requirements, as its user interface is easy to access, and the setup of data types, pages, and elements is streamlined. Your content is automatically accessible through the solution's managed API, which is generated and updated when changes occur.
GraphQL API: Umbraco Heartcore has built-in GraphQL functionality, which contributes to shorter load times for users. GraphQL is used for data queries against APIs, allowing you to request precise data you need and receive only relevant data in return.
CDN Delivered: Umbraco Heartcore delivers CDN features using Cloudflare, which has a global CDN. CDN helps distribute traffic across multiple servers, ensuring high availability of content and improving security.
Versioning and History: Umbraco Heartcore stores a complete revision history for each piece of content, allowing you to track changes and roll back to previous versions as needed. This helps ensure accuracy and recoverability in your content management workflow.
Scalability and Performance: Being a cloud-based solution, Umbraco Heartcore can handle increasing loads and scale accordingly. This ensures reliable performance, even when managing large amounts of content, data, and traffic.
Built-in Analytics: Umbraco Heartcore includes built-in analytical tools that provide insights into your content's performance. You can track visit data, measure engagement, and make informed decisions based on the analytics.
We are your Certified Umbraco Gold Partner and Umbraco Commerce Partner. And within our Umbraco team, you'll find a seasoned Umbraco MVP.
With over 20 years of experience, we understand your business, and that goes beyond just the digital aspect and the ability to build the custom integrations you need to meet your requirements. With specialists in marketing, design, and development, we can help you achieve success across your entire business.
Using a headless CMS is advantageous when you need to deliver content across multiple platforms simultaneously. With such a solution, you'll have a unified data source that can be pushed to relevant channels in real-time, while the frontend designs are optimized for each platform and target audience.
If you experience fluctuating levels of traffic, such as seasonal sales, having a separate frontend can also be beneficial. It allows you to scale, for example, through a CDN. Moreover, because it may involve frequent changes in design or functionality, you can automate many of your workflows, saving both time and resources.
This means that Umbraco Heartcore may not always be the most suitable solution for small projects, as it can quickly become a complex setup.
Umbraco Heartcore offers 4 different pricing options. They differ in terms of included features, but all of them focus on essential functionalities for a headless solution. All plans include CDN and hosting on Umbraco Cloud.
The 4 plans are:
Find more information about pricing and features here.
Umbraco Heartcore comes with a set of API endpoints that allow you to display content from Umbraco on websites, apps, smartwatches, or any other platform you're using.
Any project initiated on Umbraco Heartcore utilizes the well-tested Backoffice as a feature for content editing, storage, and delivery service, whether it's text or graphical media. All content is then sent through a Content Delivery Network (CDN) using Cloudflare to ensure fast content delivery to your various frontends.
Therefore, Heartcore enables you to power a wide range of different types of websites with Umbraco, including websites running on platforms other than .NET.
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With Umbraco, it is also possible to run e-commerce through an online store. We recommend doing this through Umbraco Commerce.
In 2023, Umbraco announced that they had acquired the company behind Vendr - Vendr ecommerce is a module that allows you to run webshops on Umbraco CMS. Vendr ensures that you can create and manage your online store directly from Umbraco's CMS interface. Like Umbraco, it is built on .NET technology and offers a range of features that make it easy to manage your e-commerce business, including product management, customer administration, payment gateway integration, and much more.
With this announcement, Umbraco took a big step towards becoming a better solution for e-commerce, and now another step has been taken.
At Codegarden 2023, it was announced that Vendr has transformed into Umbraco Commerce.
By combining Umbraco Heartcore as your content management system and Umbraco Commerce as your e-commerce platform, you can build a comprehensive and tailored solution that combines content administration and e-commerce functionality. This means that you can leverage the advanced features of both platforms to create a robust and scalable online store. It allows you to deliver content and products across different channels and platforms, all managed from Umbraco Heartcore.
Your visitors will therefore experience a cohesive and personalized experience where they can explore content and products in an intuitive manner.
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