Documentation

Interactive tutorial

Get a full overview of the basic settings that will take your search to the next level.

What is Algolia?

Algolia is a hosted search engine, offering full-text, numerical, and faceted search, capable of delivering real-time results from the first keystroke. Algolia’s powerful API lets you quickly and seamlessly implement search within your websites and mobile applications. Our search API powers billions of queries for thousands of companies every month, delivering relevant results in under 100ms anywhere in the world.

Discover Algolia

Getting started

A technical and non-technical introduction to the features and ecosystem of Algolia, and a step-by-step tutorial to get you up and running in minutes.

Sending and managing data

A full guide on how to prepare, send, and update your data, so you get relevant results right away, along with guidance on how to manage your indices and application environment.

Managing results

Follow our guides to configure relevance, so your search experience always yields the best results. Make the most of your index settings and query parameters.

Getting insights and analytics

Get the best out of your Search and Click Analytics. Learn how to analyze user activity, and discover what you can do with Analytics, A/B Testing, Personalization, and Query Suggestions.

Security

We take security seriously. Take some time to check our security basics and recommendations, including API keys, user restrictions, and other best practices.

Going to production

Make sure you're on the right track and didn't forget anything before going to production.

Solutions

Find solutions to specific problems, discover practical examples of what Algolia can do, and find inspiration for your search experience.