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Introducing a Blog Site sample in your favorite technology using Oracle Content and Experience as a Headless CMS

Ankur Saxena
Principal Product Manager

If you are looking to bring in Blogs as part of your Website and want to use the power of headless content management system to support rich content in your site, you’ve come to the right place.

Blog sites nowadays’ have become a basic necessity for any Enterprise that wants to have its digital presence. Having Blogging capabilities in your marketing site not only attracts your customers and build engagements, but also converts traffic into leads and leads to customers. That means more business opportunities.

Reading blogs has now become like having coffee every day, for many online users. The statistics say that 77% of Internet users read blogs(Impactbnd) and to get those internet users on websites 60% of marketers say blog content creation is their top inbound marketing priority(hubspot). The average person watches 182 online videos per month.  By including video content in your blog, you can attract a large amount of website traffic(Impactbnd).

That means, we really need a powerful content management system to back support the Blogging sites. Fortunately, Oracle Content and Experience(OCE), with its rich headless CMS capabilities, has a graceful solution for your content management needs.

The biggest advantage to use Oracle Content and Experience is that you get all the CMS features pre-built in the form of API’s. OCE comes with a huge set of restful API’s for Content Management and Content Delivery that allows developers to use all the capabilities of CMS into their favorite technology. In OCE you can easily maintain all your blog content separately and Content Contributors don’t even have to go to the blog site. Content Contributors can just concentrate on writing great blogs by using rich images and videos. Using Oracle Content and Experience you can easily target the right content to the right channel/site for both mobile and desktop.

Oracle Content and Experience(OCE) has now come up with sample tutorials that explain how developers can plug in OCE restful API’s into your favorite technology and easily leverage headless CMS features along with rich content.

The Blogging site sample tutorials are now available in various technologies.

And many more to come.

An image showing the blog sample

These tutorials will take around a day’s time and help you through the steps to set up your own running blog site sample. It will guide you to create a site channel and an asset repository. You will also gain knowledge about how you can define the content model for Blogs using content types and create multiple blogs as content items. These tutorials will also teach how Content Contributors can use rich content artifacts like videos and images in their blogs through headless CMS and publish the Blogs to the targeted sites. 

Before starting with the tutorials, if you have not set up an OCE account yet, please have a look at Oracle Content and Experience Quick Start Guide. To know more about OCE you can read Overview of Oracle Content and Experience and if you want to go through the OCE headless CMS capabilities have a look at Oracle Content and Experience as Headless CMS. You will find complete OCE Headless CMS documentation at  Oracle Help Center.

Conclusion

Having a blog site is a basic need for an Enterprise. Using the content management system for blog sites can really make the blogging process simple and now content contributors can easily focus on writing blogs with rich content. Developers can simplify the creation of Blog Sites using headless Oracle Content and Experience and can quickly build Blog Sites trying sample tutorials available in their favorite technology. 

For more information about leveraging OCE as a headless CMS, check out the OCE Headless CMS Documentation. You can also try out our other sample tutorials in your favorite technology and learn more about using OCE as a headless CMS.

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