Archbee vs Notion

From publishing to a domain and powerful access control for client docs to simplified permisions for internal usage, find out why software companies are choosing Archbee over Notion.
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Create beautiful technical documentation hosted on your own domain using our lightspeed editor. You can combine API descriptions with native Markdown to create robust and searchable documentation for your organization.

Choosing the right wiki and documentation platform is essential to the grow your business. This page compares two of the top-rated knowledge base software - Archbee vs Notion - to help you choose the platform that's right for you.

Archbee is software documentation platform

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

Notion is a all-in-one tool for internal wiki

The rich text element allows you to create and format headings, paragraphs, blockquotes, images, and video all in one place instead of having to add and format them individually. Just double-click and easily create content.

How is Archbee comparing with Notion?

Archbee and Gitbook are both great documentation platforms, but which one is right for you?
We’ll compare the two and give you the info you need to decide.

Feature Comparison

Archbee

Notion

Write and Publish documentation
Internal + External Knowledge Base
Github integration
Full customization with Custom CSS or JavaScript
Contextual documentation widget
Remove the Power by logo
Powerful Code Editor block with multiple tabs, drag & drop
Add product upates with the Changelog block
Create diagrams without third party tools
Export all content to Markdown
Standalon app for Mac, Windows and Linux
1. BLAZING FAST EDITOR

20+ custom blocks and out of box integrations

Using a generic knowledge base software leads to out-of-date content, limited use, and limited overall value. Our focus on essential features for software engineering, clean layout, and easy to use interfaces makes Archbee an easy alternative your team actually wants to use.

2. BUILT FOR YOUR ENGINEERING TEAMS

Tailored for developers and non-techies

We've built features that help your engineers thrive and document with pleasure. Architecture diagrams, Swagger, GraphQL, APIs, maps and more...

3. UNIFIED PLATFORM

Searching for information?
Faster is better

Write the docs, set your domain and hit PUBLISH

Once your content is ready, all you do is hit publish. We make it easy to setup branded docs on your domain — with all the bells and whistles.

No more fiddling with markdown, git workflows, CI/CD pipelines, and servers for user-friendly and great-looking docs!
See 300+ live docs powered by Archbee
Product documentation Sites

Selling to developers? Probably not the way you think.

Developers don't "jump" on demos or sales calls. Let them educate themselves on product and they'll sell the product for you internally.

We provide you with the tools to onboard and activate them in your product with no human interaction.
Developer and API Docs

Our incredibly featured editor will make it easy to create the content

Block-based speedy editor with over 30+ custom blocks and 25 embeds and integrations available.

Not only that, but it's incredibly easy for your entire team to collaborate on creating the content.
Internal Wiki and Knowledge Base

Effortless content editing + collaboration

Knowledge is not just formatted text. Some concepts are better explained through specific blocks.

Unlock your team's expressive capabilities with: list, checklist, table, callout, minitask, file, image, video, map, multilanguage code editor, diagram, Mermaid.js, api endpoint, Swagger/Open API, GraphQL, changelog, HTML iframe
20+ Custom Blocks
Easy document collaboration with inline comments.

This is knowledge management on steroids to help your team learn to communicate asynchronously.

This is how you build an efficient, resilient & remote-ready team.
Inline Comments
We went far beyond the basic editing experience.

Archbee is a complete documentation workspace for your team!

Link docs, mention people to keep knowledge up to date and close by.
Link Reference and Person Mentions
Each keystroke is a sub 15 millisecond process time.

One of the easiest as well, no training required. It's the fastest way build up your company's knowledge.

Use markdown shortcuts or just point and click to format for great readability.
Markdown Shortcuts and editing

Say goodbye to the slow & clunky

Organize your documents in collections. These can be your departments, projects or groups of people.

Each collection is a tree structure with infinite opportunities to capture and store your knowledge.
Drag and Drop To Organize Content
Keep information at your fingertips with Archbee's custom algorithm for search.

See what your customers & team are looking for and write the content.

That's an amazing way to know—not guess—what to write.
Flexible and Powerful Docs Search
Documents have a huge lifetime, and many people contribute.

With Archbee you get to see its history all the way back, highlight the changes and revert if the need arises.
Document revert and Infinite history
Keep the knowledge base private or make it public on your domain, but that's not all.

A plethora of access control settings can be set, for either your team or your customers.
Access Control for the Team
Knowledge management is hard, but it doesn't have to be.

Keep information linked so people can quickly read through all your workspace.

Great for onboarding, great for building a great team.
Knowledge Graph

WHY  ARCHBEE?

Reduce knowledge churn
Become remote friendly
Improve onboarding time
Reduce support tickets
Increase team performance
Make your product understood
Improve team collaboration
Improve developer activation
Switch to async communication

What are customers saying?

"We needed to create technical documentation and were looking for a fast, and easy to use platform"
Greg Soltys, docuflow Product Manager at
"Archbee makes building our docs enjoyable and I'm a developer, so you know that's saying something"
Scott Wickberg, Owner & Creative Director
"Once we started scaling, things got tough and we needed a modern solution for knowledge documentation"
Alex Circei, Founder & CEO
"The interface is clean and very easy to use. It has everything we would expect from a team wiki"
Delphine Marceau, Head of Customer Care

Is Archbee the most complete product docs tools out there? You tell us.

Markdown shortcuts
Custom JavaScript and CSS
Dark Mode
Drag and drop to organize
Mention people and docs
Blazing fast search
Custom domain with
SSL certificates
30+ custom blocks
Share multiple collections
on same domain
25+ integrations
Password protected collections
Guest accounts for collections
Native Diagrams & Mermaid.js
API docs with OpenAPI
and GraphQL
Infinite document history
Catch up to team updates
Organize in collections of docs
Ping team members
System templates
and custom templates
JWT auth for public collections
Emoji icons for docs
and collections
Document stats
Share individual docs
and collections of docs
Automatic table of content
Keyboard shortcuts
for everything
Embed anything with iframe
Document Backlinks
Knowledge Graph
Deep Slack Integration
Web & Desktop Apps

No documentation platform
should be an island.

We pack a punch, but we also integrate with 25+ other popular software

Check the benefits of using Archbee today.