API Reference / API Methods / Update the client

It’s recommended to use the Kotlin API client, which is better suited for Android development.

You should keep your API client up to date, as the SLA applies only if your API client is up to date.

Semantic versioning

All the Algolia API clients follow Semantic Versioning.

Latest version

You can check what the latest version of the API client is on the GitHub release page.

Update the API client

From the back end

Node.js / React Native / Browserify / webpack

We are browserifyable and webpack friendly:

npm install --save algoliasearch
# or
yarn add algoliasearch


bower install algoliasearch -S

From the front end

You can either use a package manager like npm or include a script tag.

script tag using CDNs

jsDelivr is a global CDN delivery for JavaScript libraries.

To include the latest releases and all upcoming features and patches, use this:

<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/algoliasearch@4.5.1/dist/algoliasearch.umd.js"></script>
Other CDNS

We recommend using jsDelivr, but algoliasearch is also available at:

jsDelivr is a third-party CDN. We are not able to provide support regarding third party services.

Search only/lite client

We have a lightweight build available that can only do searches. Use it whenever you don’t need to do anything other than search or searchForFacetValues on the frontend.

Find it on jsDelivr:

<script src="https://cdn.jsdelivr.net/npm/algoliasearch@4.5.1/dist/algoliasearch-lite.umd.js"></script>

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