Atlas: the future of Headless WordPress

Build, deploy, and manage headless websites with the power of WordPress and the best of modern web development.

Atlas from WP Engine

Pressing forward for Headless

Some of our recent releases, features, and open source contributions—all to help the web’s favorite CMS become the best Headless CMS.

Atlas Sandbox

Explore, play, and try all the goodness of Atlas in a feature-complete environment – all for FREE! Sign up now

Atlas Content Modeler

Open source WordPress plugin provides developers with a simple UI for headless-first data modeling.


Kick-off new projects with standardized templates, pre-configured environments, and demo content.


Faust.js makes headless development easy by providing data fetching, authentication, and content previews.

WPGraphQL Plugin

A WordPress plugin that provides an extendable GraphQL schema and API for your Atlas WordPress sites.

Atlas Search

Easily deploy dynamic search functionality and provide an experience that delivers results and engages site visitors.

We couldn’t have made this happen without WP Engine and Atlas. The other options out there either don’t offer the WordPress experience we required, or the headless platform power we need for a website of our size and expected growth. -Tayo Onabule, Head of Product, Android Authority

Get ahead of the competition

Discover how Android Authority increased revenue, improved Lighthouse metrics by 6X, and supercharged Core Web Vitals by adopting headless WordPress with the Atlas platform.

One headless solution. One price. All in one place.

Node.js and Headless WordPress in one integrated platform. Work with a single trusted partner and say goodbye to the pain of coordinating multiple vendors, bills, and support channels.

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WPE Atlas Performance

Transformative performance

WP Engine is already the web's fastest Managed WordPress platform. Adding Atlas and Node.js to the stack increases speed even further, executing pages up to 10X faster than traditional WordPress.

Enterprise-grade security

A decoupled front-end served from an edge network secures your site from DDoS and other brute force attacks. Couple this with WP Engine's investment in a highly resilient and scalable WordPress platform.

WPE Atlas Security
WPE Atlas Deploy

Deploy your way

Multiple server-side environments, auto-deployments from GitHub branches, both static and dynamic headless architectures, your choice of JavaScript framework, and a scriptable command-line.

Headless support

The award-winning WP Engine support team, augmented by rich developer documentation and headless WordPress support is only a chat away. Your headless projects can move forward with confidence.

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WPE Atlas Features

The world’s #1 CMS

By bringing WordPress into the world of Headless, Atlas rescues content publishers from losing essential features such as: post previews, SEO optimizations, layouts, and rich content creation.

Try Atlas today

Signup for a free Sandbox account, or chat with an expert to walk you through the platform.

Atlas Solutions

Unlock the power of headless WordPress and launch your site on Atlas.

All plans include Sandbox features, plus:

  • 24/7/365 expert support
  • Custom domain support
  • Production deployments
  • Additional sites
  • Auto-scaling, auto-healing frontend platform
  • 99.95% uptime SLA

Available enhancements:

  • 99.99% uptime SLA
  • Compute-optimized, dedicated environment
  • Highest level of security, SOC2 Type II
  • Managed Web Application Firewall
  • Advanced DDOS Mitigation
  • Technical account management
  • White glove launch support
  • Atlas Search —

Solutions for any project size

Contact our team of experts to build a package that fits your business needs.

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Our experts will help you find the perfect solution for your business!

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