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Building search UIs

If you are building a web application, we recommend using one of our frontend search UI libraries instead of the API client directly.

For example, here is what Algolia’s Instant Search UI offers:

  • An out of the box, good-looking Search UI, easily customizable, with instant results and unlimited facets and filters, and many other configurable features
  • Better response time because the request does not need to go through your own servers, but instead is communicated directly to the Algolia servers from your end users
  • As a consequence, your servers will be far less burdened by real-time searching activity

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