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 full-text, numerical, and faceted search engine 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, plus a quick step-by-step tutorial to get you up and running in minutes.

Sending and managing data

A full guide on how to prepare and send your data, in a way that creates great relevance. Plus, guidance on how to manage your indices and application environment.

Managing results

Follow our roadmap to obtain the best results. Configure relevance with a smart use 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. See what you can do with Analytics - A/B Testing, Personalization, Query Suggestions.

Security

Algolia takes security seriously. Here are the tools & recommendations we’ve prepared for you. Security basics (API keys, user restrictions) and best practices.