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Episode 37: Bringing eCommerce to Headless CMS/Static Sites

December 03, 2019 / Chris Lema

Description

If you know the history of the Internet, then you’ll know that static sites were on the cutting edge of technology back in the 1990s. Toward the end of the decade, dynamic, database driven sites started being developed, and static sites drastically fell out of favor.
Recently, static sites have started making a big comeback. Their simplicity means that they can operate with terrific speed and increased security. Today, we’re discussing the advantages of switching back to static websites, and what you need to know to pull off this transition.
On this episode you’ll hear:
  • The basic elements of headless cms and static websites
  • Important tools you’ll need to set up a headless cms/static website
  • How to add the eCommerce component once this site is built
  • The main advantages of making this transition
If you’re looking for a quick, simple, and powerful website, check out this episode and consider if this groundbreaking model is right for you!

Resources

WPQuickStart
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WooCommerce
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Magento
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