How we grew Mintlify by doing things that don’t scale

January 26, 2024

6 minute read

How we grew Mintlify by doing things that don’t scale

Our journey acquiring our first 100 customers and what we learned from it.

Author

Han Wang

Co-founder

Launch Week II Day 5: Chat Analytics

Launch Week II Day 5: Chat Analytics

Learn deeper insights about your AI chatbot for docs.

Author

Josh Kim

January 11, 2024

Launch Week II Day 4: Custom JS

Launch Week II Day 4: Custom JS

Incorporate custom integrations, analytics, and much more..

Author

Josh Kim

January 10, 2024

Launch Week II Day 3: Open Source MDX Engine

Launch Week II Day 3: Open Source MDX Engine

Build your blogs with Mintlify MDX.

Author

Josh Kim

January 10, 2024

Launch Week II Day 2: Snippets V2

Launch Week II Day 2: Snippets V2

Introducing enhanced Snippets to reuse components and variables.

Author

Josh Kim

January 9, 2024

Launch Week II Day 1: Preview Deployments

Launch Week II Day 1: Preview Deployments

See your production docs before they go live.

Author

Josh Kim

January 8, 2024

Product Updates - November 2023

Product Updates - November 2023

Revamp of ParamFields, the Web Editor and much more.

Author

Josh Kim

November 30, 2023

How we design at Mintlify

How we design at Mintlify

Good design is more than a process. Here are the building blocks of our approach to design.

Author

Han Wang

November 14, 2023

Product Updates - October 2023

Product Updates - October 2023

Persisting Auth Tokens, CLI Errors Handling, and more.

Author

Josh Kim

October 31, 2023

YC Was Worth It, But Not for the Reasons You Might Think

YC Was Worth It, But Not for the Reasons You Might Think

My Take on Mintlify's Journey Through Y Combinator

Author

Hahnbee Lee

October 16, 2023

How Stripe creates the best documentation in the industry

How Stripe creates the best documentation in the industry

Stripe is our role model for product docs. Here's how they build the best docs in tech.

Author

Hahnbee Lee

November 10, 2023

Launch Week I Wrapup

Launch Week I Wrapup

Five features launched over the past five days

Author

Han Wang

October 2, 2023

Launch Week Day 5: Web Editor

Launch Week Day 5: Web Editor

Edit, preview, and commit, all in the same platform

Author

Nirmalya Ghosh

September 29, 2023

Launch Week Day 4: API Playground Redesign

Launch Week Day 4: API Playground Redesign

Introducing a fresh API Playground for a new and improved user experience

Author

Ronan McCarter

September 28, 2023

Launch Week Day 3: Global CSS

Launch Week Day 3: Global CSS

Global CSS to customize your docs design

Author

Hahnbee Lee

September 27, 2023

Launch Week Day 2: Docs Feedback

Launch Week Day 2: Docs Feedback

Feedback to grow your docs with direct user feedback

Author

Han Wang

September 26, 2023

Launch Week Day 1: CLI Enhancements

Launch Week Day 1: CLI Enhancements

Introducing our enhanced CLI for a faster and more efficient user experience

Author

Ronan McCarter

September 25, 2023

Autogenerating API documentation from OpenAPI

Autogenerating API documentation from OpenAPI

A step-by-step guide for autogenerating your OpenAPI spec into API documentation on Mintlify

Author

Josephine Cheng

September 15, 2023

Product Update - August 2023

Product Update - August 2023

What we launched in August: CLI V4, docuemtnation feedback, LateX support, and more

Author

Kate Chen

August 31, 2023

Product Update - July 2023

Product Update - July 2023

What we launched in August: AI chat and content suggestions, link redirects, and more

Author

Kate Chen

July 31, 2023

Mintlify Chat - ChatGPT Trained on Your Documentation

Mintlify Chat - ChatGPT Trained on Your Documentation

How we upgraded the information discovery experience with Inkeep

Author

Han Wang

July 19, 2023

Our Journey Through Y Combinator

Our Journey Through Y Combinator

The story of our many pivots and a year of wandering in the desert. It wasn't the experience we expected, but it was the one we needed.

Author

Han Wang

July 10, 2023