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DXP architecture

Introduces the Optimizely Digital Experience Platform (DXP) with included products and features, and how to get started developing.

With Optimizely Digital Experience Platform (DXP), you can create truly customer-centric experiences using best-in-class Optimizely Content Management System (CMS), robust ecommerce, and advanced personalization and marketing automation features.

Optimizely is based on a secure platform with a modular product suite and multiple APIs and extensions, offering flexible customization and integration possibilities.

DXP is and end-to-end, full-stack digital platform service package that includes content management, digital marketing, enterprise search, and digital commerce in a single cloud service. The service ensures high availability and performance, including configuration and maintenance of required components.

DXP architectural diagram

Feature highlights

Optimizely Content Management System (CMS)

Optimizely Customized Commerce

Optimizely Configured Commerce

Optimizely Search & Navigation

Optimizely Personalization

Optimizely Feature Experimentation

Optimizely Web Experimentation

Marketing automation

Integration and extension APIs

Cloud services

User interface

  • See User interface in the Optimizely User Guide for examples of how to work with features as an end-user.

Get started

Check the system requirements before installing. Easy installation and service onboarding, sample templates, and Visual Studio extensions help you get your development projects up and running. With Optimizely's continuous releases, see Optimizely Release Notes by Product to keep projects up-to-date with a shorter time-to-market for customer solutions.

Developer guides and APIs

See Get started with CMS 12 and the developer guides to learn how to get started developing with Optimizely. See Optimizely APIs and libraries for information about available libraries, for example, C#, JavaScript, and REST APIs.

Sample and demo sites

When you install an Optimizely site through Visual Studio, you can install a sample site to explore Optimizely. You can also Install a sample site to explore an example implementation of an Optimizely Customized Commerce solution.

Optimizely Foundation is a reference architecture and an example of a platform solution with multiple Optimizely products. You can use Foundation for demo purposes or as a starting point to get running with your Optimizely solution.

Optimizely Foundation is a reference architecture and an example of a platform solution with multiple Optimizely products