Built by

Medusa

Category

CMS

Version

1.2.11

Last updated

Nov 10, 2023, 09:39:19 AM7 months ago

Contentful

Manage the content of your storefront with rich Content Management System (CMS) capabilities using Contentful.

Features

  • Handle the presentational content of your commerce application using Contentful.
  • Two-way sync between Medusa and Contentful, allowing you to manage products details consistently.
  • Benefit from Contentful's advanced CMS features such as localization and versioning.

Prerequisites


How to Install

1. Run the following command to install a new Medusa server configured with Contentful:
medusa new medusa-contentful https://github.com/medusajs/medusa-starter-contentful
2. Change to the newly created directory
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medusa-contentful
:
cd medusa-contentful
3. Set the following environment variables in
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.env
:
CONTENTFUL_SPACE_ID=<YOUR_CONTENTFUL_SPACE_ID>
CONTENTFUL_ACCESS_TOKEN=<YOUR_CONTENTFUL_ACCESS_TOKEN>
CONTENTFUL_ENV=<YOUR_CONTENTFUL_ENV>
REDIS_URL=<YOUR_REDIS_URL>
DATABASE_URL=<YOUR_DB_URL>
4. Migrate the content types into Contentful with the following command:
npm run migrate:contentful
5. Seed Contentful with demo content data using the following command:
npm run seed:contentful

Test the Plugin

1. Run the following command in the directory of the Medusa backend to run the backend:
npm run start
2. You can then setup the Gatsby Contentful Storefront, or connect to Contentful from your own storefront to retrieve content data.

Additional Resources

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