Modern Website Architecture with Continuous Delivery

For modern businesses, your own website should be a showpiece: Fast, lean, secure and easy to extend.

Operating a website using a large standard websites CMS has its advantages and disadvantages. The advantages include simple set-up, a wide selection of customisable templates, numerous plug-ins for additional functions and an interface that even a layperson can use with ease. So many functions are relatively easy to retrofit if the appropriate extensions already exist. However, further development is not in your own hands, many plug-ins increase the attack area for hacker attacks of all kinds and potent hardware with a fast connection to the Internet is required. A powerful server is necessary for the database and server-side scripts.

For this reason, in 2017 mimacom decided to completely redeveloped its own website, integrating state-of-the-art and, above all, modular and efficient technology and creating a multilingual website using open source solutions, which is fast, secure, lean and future-oriented. Thanks to Continuous Delivery, a Headless CMS and static website generation, it is easily expandable and offers almost no attack points for hackers. It is an extremely good example of how modern websites can be designed and implemented.

This whitepaper shows how businesses can create a new website in a very short period of time, that is a technical reference and provides benefits such as extremely fast loading times, high security and flexibility.