Octana + Algolia

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. 





How it works

Contentful provides the world’s leading Content Management Experience for your content authors and creators. Octana provides a world-class UI kit, frontend and integration layer, and Contentful app for everything else you need to deliver high-quality sites fast.



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.

Deploy & Manage

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.

See Algolia + Octana in action



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. 


Ask us anything

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.

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.

No. Octana is an app designed to work on the Contentful platform. If you don’t have a Contentful site and are looking at headless content solutions we can help you decide if Contentful will be the right fit for your business.

Octana gives you control beyond the initial build.

Building and setting up your site is just the beginning, with Octana, you gain access to a suite of low-code tools built specifically to give marketers and content creators the ability to edit, maintain, and even create on Contentful themselves. This saves the ongoing cost of constantly having to re-engage an agency or developers to implement seemingly small changes that somehow end up costing thousands.  With the ability to edit and maintain your own content you can reduce the ongoing cost of your site by as much as 40% simply by eliminating expensive agency retainers. Plus, you can get your ideas to market faster without waiting for an external team to “fit you in.”

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.

Enterprise Ready Search

  • SOC 3 & GDPR certified - Committed to delivering a highly secure and compliant environment for our customers.
  • Industry-leading 99.999% SLA available on select plans.
  • 70+ data centres on 6 continents to ensure a consistent experience for every user.

Ready to learn how to deliver world-class search experiences with Octana + Algolia?

Let us show you how Octana + Algolia is the best and fastest way to get search experiences to market.   

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