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Get going in a few quick steps.

This guide will take you step by step through the basic development steps you'll need to get started with Dynamic Content. Using the example of a simple banner, we show you how to create a content type, use that content type to add some content, consume the content from the CMS using our Content Delivery SDK, and render it on a page.

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This tutorial works best if you already have a Dynamic Content account. If you don't have an account, then the quickest way to get started is to sign up for a developer trial and power up the get started wizard.

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Using the Developer Trial?

If you've completed the Get Started wizard in the Developer Trial and chosen to build a carousel, then some banners have already been created for you. To consume one of these banners in our interactive sandbox in this tutorial, visit the developer trial: next steps section for some tips.

  • Step 1: Model the contentStep 1: Model the content

    Step 1: Model content

    Using the example of a simple banner, you'll walk you through creating a content type from a wireframe and requirements.

    You'll then register the content type so it can be used to create content.

  • Step 2: Create contentStep 2: Create content

    Step 2: Create content

    You'll learn how to create content using the content type created in the previous step.

  • Step 3: Publish contentStep 3: Publish content

    Step 3: Publish content

    Now the content has been created, you can publish it so it can be consumed using our Content delivery APIs.

  • Step 4: Consume contentStep 4: Consume content

    Step 4: Consume content

    Learn how to retrieve content from the CMS and render it. View your work in an interactive sandbox using the most popular JavaScript frameworks.

At the end of this tutorial you'll understand how to
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  • Create a content type from a content model
  • Use the Schema Editor to create a schema for a content type
  • Create some content from a content type
  • Publish content
  • Consume the content using the Content Delivery SDK
  • Render the content using your framework of choice