Why should you migrate your CMS? What's the big deal about Cosmic? This article should answer some questions you have about cosmicJS and what the pros and cons are of using an API-driven Content Management System
A primary benefit of managing content API-first is that your content is transformed into portable and scalable content objects, available via API endpoint to create workflows with the third-party applications that your team uses.
Cosmic Community Member Reagan McFarland just debuted the new Alexa Skill codebase to add Objects to your Cosmic JS Bucket via voice. In this video, Cosmic JS co-founder Tony Spiro takes you on a quick tour of how to demo the Alexa To Do app from the Alexa developer console.
Thanks to all who attended our first webinar / AMA last week. There was some great engagement and questions that helped steer the screen-share webinar for users in the Cosmic Community as well as first-time visitors to the system. If you missed it, check out the video and attend our next one.
The Cosmic JS team was honored to to speak at Toyota Connected for the Ember.js Dallas Meetup this week. Cosmic JS co-founder Tony Spiro presented "Building Modern Apps with API Services" to illustrate the growing trend of offloading core dev tasks onto best-in-class API services.
Vue universal website built using the Nuxt.js framework. Code is shared between the client and server making development a breeze. Add Cosmic JS-powered content and you're taking your website to the Nuxt.js level.
Digital Ocean, a hosting provider beloved by developers, provides a highly intuitive interface for deploying and managing application infrastructure. In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to install and deploy a Cosmic-powered Nuxt.js app on Digital Ocean.
In this video, Cosmic JS co-founder Tony Spiro takes you on a tour of the new Cosmic CLI which allows you to do all of the awesome things you can with the Cosmic JS API, from the comfort of your command line interface.
This is a quick example to show some of the powerful things you can do with the Cosmic JS NPM Module. This script will, add a Bucket to your Cosmic JS account, add an Object Type (Pages) and add a few Pages.
In this tutorial I show you how to:1. Build a Cosmic JS Extension using Create React App2. Upload the Extension to your Cosmic JS BucketFor more info on Extensions visit https://cosmicjs.com/docs/extensions
You can have up to 5 Free Buckets at any given time each with a 14-day trial. During this trial, you have free access to all Bucket Add-ons including Webhooks, Localization, Revision History and more.
At any point during of your 14-day trial you can upgrade your Bucket, use the Free Bucket Referral Program to extend your Free Bucket free trial time, or earn a Free Bucket forever by contributing to the Cosmic JS community.
Refer a friend to signup and get 14 more days of trial time which can be applied to any of your Free Buckets. There is no limit to the number of referrals you can use to get extended trial time.
Overage rate: $8 per additional 10,000 API requests per month.
If you go over your plan's API request limit for the month, Cosmic JS support will reach out to inform you. Your service will never be interrupted without outreach from Cosmic JS. At the point of contact you will have the choice to either pay overages or upgrade your Bucket to the next higher plan.
Install App using the Cosmic CLI
Run the following code, one line at a time, in your preferred command line tool.
Go to the Cosmic CLI NPM page for more info.
Finding your AWS credentials
Follow these steps to get your AWS access keys:
Create or login to your Amazon Web Services Account and go to the Identity & Access Management (IAM) page.
Click on Users and then Add user. Enter a name in the first field to remind you this User is from Cosmic, like cosmic-admin.
Enable Programmatic access by clicking the checkbox. Click Next to go through to the Permissions page. Click on Attach existing policies directly.
Search for and select AdministratorAccess then click Next: Review. Check everything looks good and click Create user.
View and copy the API Key & Secret to a temporary place. You'll need it for all of your Cosmic Function deploys.