22 Sep 2021
Headless CMS storage cost comparison - check how much you will pay for storage in 2021
Check this article to see how much you will pay for storage in a headless CMS in 2021.
An updated article in 2022 is ready to read here
When you create your own website, you upload a lot of assets - images, documents, what have you. If you are using external software like a Headless CMS, there might be a point when you reach the storage limits of your account. Below you will find a comparison of popular headless CMS with their storage quotas (if provided by the CMS vendor), available plans, and the most important thing: cost.
Flotiq has 4 available plans:
Users with Free accounts have
- 2K object limits,
- 20 object types,
- 200MB of file quota.
For Basic Plan ($49/mo) users have
- 25K object limits,
- 50 object types,
- 1GB file quota.
When you decide to join Flotiq's Pro for $449/mo you will get:
- 200K object limit,
- 100 object types,
- 5GB file quota.
Enterprise plans are priced individually and have no limits in storage.
Link: Contentful Website
Contentful plans are split into 3 parts:
- Team (Medium/Large)
For free account users, Contentful gives 750GB bandwidth with 50MB max asset size. You can have a maximum of 25000 records (content entries and assets).
Team accounts with medium/large options have 750GB with possible overages. Maximum asset size is set to 1GB with a maximum of 25000(medium team)/50000(large team) records.
Enterprise accounts have 2TB with possible overages. Maximum asset size is also set to 1GB. Records maximum value is custom and depends on needs and requirements.
Contentful charges for Team Accounts, they have 2 plans:
- 489$/month for Medium Teams
- 879$/month for Large Teams
Link: DatoCMS Website
In DatoCMS user has 4 account type options:
File storage is set to 200MB for free users and 500GB for Professional and Scale plans. Bandwidth is set from 10GB/month for free users to 2TB for scale plan teams. Enterprise option, like in most Headless CMS depends on team needs and requirements.
DatoCMS provides a free "Developer" plan. Professional and Scale start at 199 euro/month and 399 euro/month, respectively.
4. Butter CMS
Link: ButterCMS Website
ButterCMS does not provide information about available storage and asset sizes.
Link: Kentico Software Website
Kentico is a headless CMS geared mostly towards big projects. They have 3 plans:
Asset storage begins with 50GB for the Business plan and ends with at least 150GB for Enterprise.
Kentico provides a free developer account. Paid plans start at $999 for a month, and premium for $1,999. Enterprise is priced individually.
Link: MagnoliaCMS Website
Link: Strapi Website
File Storage & Media library are included in Strapi core modules. Strapi is an open-source and self-hosted headless CMS, therefore any storage limits are set up by the instance owner.
Link: NetlifyCMS Website
NetlifyCMS is open-source headless CMS, therefore any storage limits are set up by the instance owner. You can deploy your instance on Netlify, but you must be aware then of their bandwidth limit:
- 100GB/month for Free accounts
- 400GB/month for Pro accounts
- 600GB/month for Business accounts
Link: Forestry Website
Forestry provides 4 plans:
The user is responsible for selecting his own media storage (S3, Cloudinary, or other).
Forestry provides free accounts. Paid plans start at $29 per month and end with custom for enterprise solutions.
Link: SanityCMS Website
Sanity users can choose 1 from 3 plans:
Free users get 5GB assets storage, which heavily increases for Advanced(200GB), and Enterprise(1TB) plans.
Sanity provides free(standard plan) accounts. Advanced cost starts from $199 a month, and Enterprise depends on needs and requirements.
Link: Prismic Website
Description & Cost
Unlike other HeadlessCMS players, Prismic provides many plans for users:
- Community (free)
- Starter ($7/month)
- Small ($15/month)
- Medium ($100/month)
- Platinum (500$/month)
There is relevant information about storage and asset limit. As there is in their pricing table - assets are unlimited, whatever that "unlimited" means.
According to this article, the maximum image size is 10MB, and any other filetype - 100MB.