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The Eleventy CMS for live visual editing

Reap the performance benefits of the static site generator 11ty, while ensuring your content editors can efficiently edit and create new pages with CloudCannon's 11ty CMS.

CloudCannon for developers

Build 11ty sites your way

CloudCannon’s CMS for 11ty has everything you need to build, edit, and host the best performing sites on the web.

  • Focus on building custom components rather than hand-holding editors through changes.
  • Build locally with your favorite tools and frameworks.
  • Sync changes to content editors with a Git push.
Branching and previewing
Faster and easier on 11ty

CloudCannon for editors

The best CMS for 11ty websites

CloudCannon’s CMS for Eleventy makes content management easy for your marketing team and content editors.

  • Use custom components to build new 11ty site pages visually.
  • Share and review changes with a preview site.
  • Publish content confidently with a push of a button.
  • Make changes without bugging a developer, no technical knowledge needed.

Need help migrating your website?

Our migration team can get your site configured for your ideal editing experience. No matter what services you are using or the current state of your website, we'll do the work for you.

Stay in sync with a Git-based CMS

More than a headless CMS. CloudCannon's Git-based CMS helps your team stay in sync with a unified workflow.

  • Content teams commit back to your Git repository through CloudCannon's Visual Editor.
  • Create branches for significant changes to prevent blocking staging environments.
  • Review changes on a site and merge them into another branch.
  • Roll a site back with full version control of both code and content.
Git workflow

Advance your Eleventy content workflow

CloudCannon's 11ty CMS takes your web development workflow to the next level.


Sync your Eleventy site

Connect your GitHub, GitLab, or Bitbucket repository.


Configure your Eleventy build

Add your environment variables, command line options, custom plugins, and more to automate your build.


Invite your content team to collaborate

Start collaborating with your team. Edit content right on the page.


Go live with hosting

Delight your customers by hosting your site on a global CDN with unparalleled reach and speed.

CloudCannon provides a quality editing interface for our marketing team while allowing developers to use the tools and workflows they know.
Sam Harnack
Technical Marketing Manager
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An open source ecosystem behind you

Upgrade your static sites with CloudCannon’s powerful open source tools for a wide range of SSGs.

  • Bookshop — create component-driven development workflows and enable live rendering editing;
  • Pagefind — static search that scales;
  • Reseed — integrate multiple sites into a single domain;
  • Rosey — manage translations for localization and i18n;
  • Pagebreak — granular configuration for site pagination.
Overview of Jamstack ecosystem

Intuitive content editing

Take your editing team to the next level with CloudCannon’s powerful content editing and publishing workflows.

Git-based CMS

Git-based CMS

Everything syncs back to Git so your development and content editing teams can always collaborate in sync.
Catered to content editors

Catered to content editors

Empower your editors by building a library of components to create new pages with ease.
Robust publishing

Robust publishing

Prepare branches for staging and production workflows. Your content team will use the full power of Git, all behind a beautiful UI.
Intuitive editing

Intuitive editing

Edit content directly on your website. With CloudCannon’s Visual Editor for 11ty, the whole team can contribute.

Trusted by world-leading companies

Learn more with 11ty and CloudCannon

Need help with Eleventy? Whether it's Eleventy specific documentation, 11ty tutorials, or 11ty themes that you're after, CloudCannon has you covered!

Eleventy starter guide

Configure your 11ty site on CloudCannon with ease so you can focus on building custom components.

Eleventy beginner tutorial

Learn the basics of Eleventy in this six-part tutorial series.

Eleventy templates

Explore our library of free CloudCannon-ready themes for your 11ty project.

faster and easier SSG

Why choose Eleventy?

Eleventy is billed as the 'simpler static site generator', and was created as a zero-config JavaScript alternative to Jekyll. It has a growing reputation for its ease of use: it works well with existing project files and multiple data sources, maintains low build times, and also features logical and intuitive hierarchies.

Eleventy is fast, lets you stay flexible, doesn’t require any client-side JavaScript, and doesn’t require you to learn any specific frameworks like Vue or React. You can integrate a plethora of eleventy plugins to customize your 11ty project.

Built with JavaScript and easily installed via npm, Eleventy is also extremely flexible in its range of template languages: HTML, Markdown, JavaScript, Liquid, Nunjucks, Handlebars, Mustache, EJS, Haml, and Pug. Pick one, or if your team has a range of experience, use as many as you want — all within a single project on your custom domain. With Eleventy’s independent template engines, your content can remain firmly decoupled for any future transitions.

An 11ty CMS you can trust

Find out how leading companies are successfully leveraging CloudCannon's live visual editing. Learn how the best CMS for 11ty can help you and your team. 

Get started with CloudCannon

Try out CloudCannon with a 21-day free trial, or get in touch with us for a demo.