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How is Archbee comparing with Readme?

Stop paying more for features you shouldn't. Focus on writing great product documentation
and grow your business at a price that's sustainable.

Feature Comparison



Write and Publish documentation
Full customization with Custom CSS or JavaScript
Enhanced Search and Search Analytics
Publish multiple knowledge bases without aditional cost
Staging Environment on all plans
Unlimited documentation versions
Direct Github integration
Modern editor with markdown shortcuts and 20+ custom blocks
Dynamic Links between knowledge base articles
Code Editor block with multiple tabs, drag & drop
Standalon app for Mac, Windows and Linux

Powerful block based editor.

Archbee's editor has 20+ custom blocks including integrations to embed tools like: Figma, Loom, Airtable, GDocs and more.

Built for technical documention.

If you need to share onboard clients and share implementation docs with code blocks, API references, Archbee is built for you.

Publish multiple knowledge bases.

Publishing knowledge bases for multi-products doesn't have to cost you more. Each Archbee Space can be published on individual URLs.

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 Spaces. These can be your departments, projects or groups of people.

Each Space 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

No documentation platform
should be an island.

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

Archbee vs. What's right for me?

Great question! We think we’re pretty great, but here’s an honest answer:

Both platforms allow you to write and publish documentation. Compared to Readme, Archbee is cheaper when it comes to publishing customer-facing docs. For 1 project (1 custom domain in Archbee), Archbee charges $30/month compared with the $99/project on Readme.

There is a difference in the number of users. Readme offers 10 users with the Startup plan, but Archbee only 5. Still, if you add the additional cost for the extra 5 users, you end up paying $55/month with Archbee to host an unlimited number of collections on a custom domain.

Depending on what you prefer, it's important to mention that Archbee generates a static website on the public-facing domain, while Readme renders it as a Single Page Application. If you care about your SEO, having a SPA might impact your SERP performance.

For Custom CSS and Custom HTML features, you will need to pay $399/project/month with Readme, which is 13 times more expensive than the Growing plan in Archbee. And for Custom JavaScript, you would need to get an enterprise plan starting at $2000/project/month.

There are only 7 blocks available in Readme editor, while Archbee has over 20, including embedding options from other apps.

On the other side, Readme has some functionality regarding API metrics and Recipes, and if this is something you need, it might be good to look into it.

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