Directus Platform

A flexible data engine, built for developers

Modular and extensible, our JavaScript codebase is written entirely in Node.js and Vue.js. We obsess over the developer experience, so you can stay focused on building amazing projects.

Instant API

From database to data platform in 90 seconds

Directus introspects your SQL database, instantly giving you a connectivity toolkit for fetching and managing your database and its content.

  • checkGraphQL+REST APIs based on your schema
  • checkIncludes a full JavaScript SDK and CLI
  • checkCaching and rate-limiting via Redis, memory, etc
  • checkReal-time data and GraphQL subscriptions (coming soon)
id   status     title             category     image    favorite
1 active Rolling Hills landscape 420 1
2 active Pineapple Baby random 483 1
3 draft Headphones Alt products 23 0
4 review Pink Crystals random 311 1
5 active Avocado Toast food 1038 1
6 active Beach Chair products 459 1
7 draft Two Windows landscape 460 0
8 active Lolipops Galore food 1039 0
9 active Beautiful Bunny animals 1738 1
{
"id": 4,
"status": "review",
"title": "Pink Crystals",
"category": "random",
"image": {
"id": 143,
"name": "pink-crystals.png"
},
"date_added": "2020-11-12T17:56:41Z"
}
No-Code App

Browse, manage, and visualize all your data

A flexible powerhouse for engineers, yet safe and intuitive enough for any non-technical users.

  • checkFully customizable Interfaces, Layouts, and Modules
  • checkMultilingual app with 54+ languages
  • checkBrand, theme, and style our white-label platform
  • checkBuild infinite dashboards with Insights
File Library

Powerful digital asset management built-in

Simply connect your local filesystem or S3-compatible storage adapters, and you're ready to go.

  • checkFolders, tagging, filters, and bookmarking
  • checkGranular permission-based file access
  • checkOn-the-fly resizing, compression, and transformations
  • checkAutomatic IPTC, EXIF and ICC metadata scraping

Secure by design.

White-Label Solution

Customize everything, make it yours

Directus is an unopinionated framework that welcomes end-to-end customization, so you never worry about outgrowing the platform.

100% open-source, with no paywalls or limitations

We believe in the true spirit of open-source, never paywalling core features for profit. From corporate applications to hobby projects, our permissive license keeps you in control.

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Integrations

Seamless integration with your favorite frameworks

Our unopinionated platform works with any tech stack. Get started with these popular developer guides, or build within any other framework.

Ready to learn more?

With over 19 million downloads, Directus is the world's first Open Data Platform for instantly turning any SQL database into an API and beautiful no-code app.

Documentation
Learn more about Directus, read our App Guide, browse tutorials, and dive into our API reference. View the docs
Community
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