According to the new research report titled “Headless CMS Software Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Global Analysis,” published by The Insight Partners, the market is expected to reach US$ 1,628.6 million by 2027, registering a CAGR of 22.6% from 2020 to 2027.
A headless CMS software is a back-end only system where content is created and managed. The content and its data are accessible through calls made to the API, which can be GraphQL or REST. Headless CMS does not have a front-end or presentation layer integrated. Headless CMS is a subcategory of decoupled CMS.
The increasing adoption of digital channels by enterprises across the world is propelling the growth of the headless CMS software market. Organizations are increasingly trying to connect to their customers through every channel and they are also transforming their mobile apps and websites and making them more attractive to offer engaging online experiences for their customers. The use of headless CMS software is streaming the strategies that are incapable with the use of traditional CMS software. According to a survey conducted by Kentico Kontent, a majority of the headless CMS users stated that flexibility is one of the key factors for its implementation. Other factors include easy upgrades, structured content, scalability, system integration of their choice, and the capability to deliver content to any channel. Owing to these benefits, the adoption of headless CMS software is expected to increase during the forecast period. Moreover, the COVID-19 epidemic drives the demand for headless CMS solution as several companies are adopting digital channels to deal with customers and other stakeholders. Also, the rising trend of work from home (WFH) due to the pandemic is propelling the growth of the headless CMS software market.
Key Findings of Study:
The global headless CMS software market is segmented into five major regions—North America, Asia Pacific (APAC), Europe, the Middle East and Africa (MEA), and South America (SAM). By geography, North America held the largest share of the market in 2019, followed by Europe and Asia Pacific. Further, Asia Pacific is projected to witness the highest growth rate during the forecast period.
Significant strategic initiatives by several industry players are observed in the market. For instance, in 2020, GraphCMS GmbH added ~US$ 2.98 million to its seed funding round, which was led by Peak Capital. Moreover, in 2019, Contentstack LLC raised US$ 31.5 million in series A funding led by Insight Partners with participation from existing backers Illuminate Ventures and GingerBread Capital.