What's New

We constantly release updates; here are some recent highlights and favorites.
For a full list of new features and improvements, see our detailed ChangeLog.

Cloudinary app

Dynamically delivering images and videos together with your content is now possible with the Cloudinary app in Contentful. This integration allows content editors to select media from their Cloudinary account and publish digital assets across channels.

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The app is a widget that allows editors to select media by browsing asset collections from their Cloudinary account. Assets are directly linked into your Contentful entries and the selected assets can be previewed in Contentful, making it easier to see which content is being used and displayed on an entry.

Optimizely app

Marketing experimentation and personalization are key drivers for today’s enterprises and the Optimizely app in Contentful is here to facilitate experimentation on structured content across all digital platforms – web, mobile, TV, wearables or even voice interfaces without the need for developer involvement. By connecting your content (copy, components, layouts and pages) in Contentful with experiments in Optimizely, marketers have greater visibility into what content is running across A/B or multivariate tests and can get better insights faster, without having to switch between platforms.

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Once it is setup, editors can run experiments on content using the Contentful web app. Marketers can act more independently and make a winning variation the new default without the need to ask for code changes.

Build a better editor experience with extensions

Deploying structured content depends on many specialized tools, but working between interfaces and tracking integrations can slow everyone down — especially if editors already swimming in a sea of open tabs.

New Contentful UI extensions allow you to customize the editorial experience and add third-party integrations to your workspace.

Dialogue extensions help users access all their preferred tools within a single interface. See how. bynder demo 40

Sidebar extensions can be used to provide sensitive language check, a preview tool, and more. Read more. screenshot-2-2

Entry extensions help you deliver a bespoke editing experience for each role. Learn how. entry-extension-demo

Enhance your Contentful expertise

I build software / developer image The Contentful Certified Professional program has been officially launched. This certification allows software developers, technical architects, technical managers, and similar roles a highly credible way to show that they have what it takes to successfully design, develop and implement projects in Contentful.

To pass the exam, you need a strong technical grasp of Contentful’s capabilities, features, architecture, and best practices. You should also be familiar with basic programming concepts.

Visit our Learning Center to get started.

Authentication and security improvements

IC-2 Security reporting Contentful has recently released several enhancements designed to help you manage access for teams.

Contentful has successfully become a verified, pre-configured SAML-supporting app in the Okta App catalogue. Contentful organizations can now set up SSO even quicker than before. Learn more here.

Users can also now protect their Contentful accounts through two-factor authentication. 2FA verifies users through an authenticator app such as Google Authenticator, Authy, or Duo Mobile. 2FA can be enabled through user settings in the Contentful web app.

And with enhancements to how admins manage roles and permissions for teams, an Org Admin or Owner can now assign space memberships to a team, which is then inherited by every individual user assigned to that team. This makes it easier for organisations to manage and embrace growth, securely and efficiently giving new team members the right level of access from day one.