Algolia allows you to build next-generation world-class search experiences delivering relevant content in milliseconds. Use Octana to provide the rest of your tech stack to create a world-class Human Experience for your customers.
Contentful provides the world’s leading Content Management Experience for your content authors and creators. Octana provides a world-class design system, frontend and integration layer for everything else you need to deliver high-quality sites fast on Contentful.
Create your layouts quickly and collaboratively using the Octana UI Kit. Alternatively, bring your own design system or UI kit.
Leverage the existing library of features and existing integrations to start building the site in days, not weeks or months. Extend with custom features and integrations to meet your unique requirements.
World-class DevOps pipeline including support for migrations as you make changes to your content model. Deploy to Azure, AWS, Google Cloud Platform or self-host. Manage your site using the Octana app for Contentful + QuickEdit editor tools.
Dubber created and implemented a world-class search experience using Algolia + Octana, giving potential customers instant access to the growing Dubber Marketplace of partners across the globe.
Educaider provides a powerful search + compare experience allowing students to quickly and easily find a training course to suit their needs, powered by Algolia + Octana.
Frequently asked questions
Marketing teams should have the power to design and deliver content on their timeline, under their own steam, with the flexibility to continue optimizing and changing post-launch. That’s why we built Octana — it’s the easiest way to create beautiful websites on Contentful, fast. Sound too good to be true? We’ve got all the answers to your frequently asked questions.
Octana is a Contentful App providing you with a suite of low-code and no-code tools for creating and managing enterprise level websites on Contentful.
Each tool provided within the Octana app designed to alleviate a problem faced by marketers and content creators trying to manage their site on Contentful without developer or agency help. Create entire pages, easily edit content, manage forms and integrations, replicate and reuse content, bulk edit SEO and metadata, plus control your site architecture without needing to write any code. Octana is the easy-to-use enhancement for your website on Contentful.
Algolia allows you to build next-generation world-class search experiences delivering relevant content in milliseconds. Whatever your customers are searching for — whether they’re using exact terms or free-form expressions — they can find what they’re looking for.
Customers can type in just about anything, Algolia’s natural language processing understands their intent and delivers results based on similar search terms. Your customers don’t need to remember the name of that “thingy,” they just need to be able to describe it. By putting results at your customers fingertips, and helping them find what they need without them having to land on the exact search term you can drastically improve conversion rates from your site.
Algolia can process most search queries in under 20 milliseconds — that’s fast. It happens to be up to 200 times faster than their competitors.
For full technical information on just how fast Algolia is, plus factors that impact speed, we recommend reading more here.
For enterprise sites, a fast search is incredibly important — with huge data sets to sift through, you don’t want to keep your customers waiting. Too long, and they’ll bounce from your site, or try elsewhere. Think of it like customer service — if you’re too slow, you might miss a crucial opportunity.
The Octana Contentful app does not need to store any of your data, everything remains in your existing Contentful Space. In order to use Octana you use your existing Contentful user profile, you do not need to authenticate separately.
The intent is to leverage all the benefits of Contentful's security programme.
Octana is a SaaS tool — an app with an annual subscription fee, that allows you to manage the ongoing maintenance, editing, and creation on your Contentful site. However, we also offer professional services to give you a helping hand as you get started and support you ongoing.
Our professional services team manage the integration of Octana and Contentful, can apply your branding to our toolkit of ready-to-use content assets, manage content migration, and set up bespoke integrations with the rest of your tech stack.
A one-off professional services fee allows you to get going fast then take over the reins yourself using our no-code tools to manage your site and content without having to continually get agency or developer support to make simple changes.