On this page we've included the various limits for the Dynamic Content APIs and general usage of the Dynamic Content app. Limits for Content Hub and apps are also included.
Note that most of these limits are hard coded and cannot be changed. Generally you should not be close to these limits.
Feature limit Description Delivery Keys 150 characters maximum. Must conform to validation rules and be unique on a hub Get multiple content items 12 items in the request The combined maximum of either delivery keys or ids Nested content 22 levels The content graph of a content item may be nested up to a depth of 22 levels. If you are close to this limit, you may consider using content references instead of content links. Content item body size 200 KB The maximum size of the content item body. Request time limit 10 seconds The maximum time allowed before a request times out. GraphQL Content Delivery API
Feature Limit Description Request size
If a request exceeds this limit, the query will not be run and an error will be returned. Response size
If a request exceeds this limit, the query will not be run and an error will be returned. Complexity score
The complexity score limit for a query is 1000. If a query exceeds the complexity score limit, the query will be ended, and an error will be returned.
The following limits apply to the
trait:sortable sections of content type schemas.
Feature limit Description filterBy paths 5 Up to 5 filterBy paths can be included in a filterable trait Entries in filterBy paths 5 Up to 5 entries can be included in a filterBy path filterBy path entry 128 characters The maximum length of an entry in a filterBy path
Feature limit Description sortBy paths 3 Up to 3 sortBy paths can be included in a sortable trait Entries in sortBy paths 5 Up to 5 entries can be included in a sortBy path sortBy key 128 characters The maximum length of a sort key
Feature limit Description Page size 12 The maximum number of items that can be returned in one page of a response Complexity limit 500 items This refers to the number of content items involved in processing a request. If the limit is exceeded, a 524 error is returned
Feature limit Description Hierarchy tree depth 15 The number of levels that can be added to a hierarchy Hierarchy item limit 10,000 The total number of items that can be added to a hierarchy Node children limit 500 The number of children that can be added to a node
In addition to the rate limits shown below, Amplience reserves the right to impose rate limits on requests to our APIs. We will only do this to help guarantee service availability to all our customers.
Dynamic Content Management API
Feature limit Description API requests 5000 requests per minute This is not enforced as standard but we reserve the right to enforce it or introduce a lower rate limit Publish content requests 100 requests per minute This rate limit applies to Dynamic Content Management API requests that publish content GraphQL Asset Management API
Feature limit Description API requests 60 requests per minute Tracked against the API keys assigned to your media hub
Limits when requesting unpublished content and media using the Content Delivery and Media Delivery APIs with a virtual staging environment.
Feature limit Description Content and media requests 7 requests per second with a burst (bucket fill rate) of 350 per minute This limit is enforced.
The Fresh API uses the same format of requests and responses, and is subject to the same limits, as the Content Delivery 2 API and Filter API. There are also some additional rate limits:
Feature limit Description API requests 100 requests per second. Burst limit: 200 requests per second This rate limit applies to requests to the Fresh API
Requests to the Fresh API are tracked against the API keys assigned to your hubs. Each of these API keys has a rate limit associated with it. Exceeding the rate limit will result in
429 responses from the service. When receiving a
429, your code should attempt a retry after delaying the next request with
Snapshots are an immutable representation of a content item. Snapshots are generated when:
A content item snapshot is saved to an edition or content is added to a slot in an edition Content is published Editions are scheduled Editions are previewed
Feature limit Description Snapshot 2500 items The maximum number of items in a snapshot Content rendering service
Feature limit Description Response size The maximum response size is 64 MB This is the size of the HTML response Maximum handlebars template size 64 KB The maximum size of an individual handlebars template. An error
500 will be returned
Maximum number of handlebars templates 50 The maximum number of distinct handlebars templates that can be invoked as a result of a single request is 50 Maximum number of partials 1000 The maximum number of partials that can be loaded as a result of single request
Feature limit Description Schema URL size 950 The maximum size of a content type schema URL is 950 characters
Feature limit Description Custom payload The maximum size of the custom payload is 5 KB This is the handlebars template that defines the custom payload Webhook request The maximum size of the custom payload output is 200 KB This is the output size when the custom payload is processed. Webhook request headers 7 KB This is maximum size of all headers combined Webhook request retry attempts 11 The maximum number of retry attempts for HTTP requests. The maximum duration for retries is 13 hours Custom payload retry attempts 5 The maximum number of retry attempts when creating a custom payload. The maximum duration for retries is 15 minutes
Feature limit Description Search index record size 100 KB The maximum size of a record stored in a search index is 100 KB Search analytics data 90 days The length of time search analytics data is stored
Feature limit Description Maximum number of hubs 50 The maximum number of hubs per account Maximum number of repositories 500 The maximum number of repositories per account Maximum number of repositories per hub 100 The maximum number of repositories in an individual hub Content item statuses 100 This is the maximum number of content item statuses that can be added to a hub Edition slots 200 Up to 200 slots can be added to an edition Content versions 2300 The maximum number of versions for a content item
Feature limit Description Asset manual upload 100 MB The maximum size files that can be uploaded with a manual upload Media share assets 800 Maximum number of assets in a single share Media share size limit 1000 MB The maximum size of a single share
Feature limit Description Image request 8,000 x 8,000 pixels The maximum dimensions for an image requested from Dynamic Media. Video resolution 3840 x 2160 Videos that exceed this resolution are not guaranteed to publish or be available to consume via URL