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.
What's new in the docs
|Mar. 08, 2023||No-code connectors available as a public beta release|
With the new connectors, Algolia can index your data from a JSON file you host on your servers with or without authentication.
|Feb. 27, 2023||Python API client version 3 released|
Version 3 of the Python API client adds support for Python versions 3.9 and later and drops support for Python 2.7.
|Feb. 22, 2023||commercetools integration released|
You can now use Algolia to index your commercetools stores.
|Feb. 07, 2023||Algolia CLI version 1.3 released|
The Algolia CLI version 1.3 includes new commands for managing your custom dictionaries, running partial updates on records, and performing batch indexing operations. The new
|Nov. 11, 2022||Algolia Zendesk integration released|
This integration synchronizes your help center articles with Algolia and replaces Zendesk’s built-in search.
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.
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.
Building Search UI
Everything you need to know about querying your data, with a full guide on InstantSearch for JS, React, Vue, Angular, iOs, and Android.
Send user events to the Insights API to enable Advanced Analytics, A/B Testing, Dynamic Re-Ranking, Algolia Recommend, and Personalization.
Get the most out of your Algolia implementation by analyzing user activity with Search, Click, and Conversion Analytics.
Learn how you can personalize each of your individual users' search experience.
Learn how to leverage Click and Conversion Analytics to compare different index configurations, query parameters, and settings.
Display relevant recommendations for better discovery.
Learn how you can use our AI-driven features to optimize your users' search experience.
Going to production
Make sure you're on the right track and didn't forget anything before going to production.
Discover the infrastructure that powers our engine.
We take security seriously. Take some time to check our security basics and recommendations, including API keys, user restrictions, and other best practices.
Find solutions to specific problems, discover practical examples of what Algolia can do, and find inspiration for your search experience.