API Reference / API Methods / Recommend / Get related products
Required API Key: any key with the search ACL
Method signature
$recommendClient->getRelatedProducts(array requests)

About this method

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Retrieve related products for a set of objectIDs.

Examples

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$recommendations = $recommendClient->getRelatedProducts([
  [
    'indexName' => 'your_index_name',
    'objectID' => 'your_object_id',
  ],
]);

Parameters

requests
type: list of request object
Required

A list of request objects to execute.

requests ➔ request object

indexName
type: string
Required

The name of the target index.

objectID
type: string
Required

The objectID of the item to get recommendations for.

maxRecommendations
type: number

How many recommendations to retrieve.

threshold
type: number
default: 0

Threshold for the recommendations confidence score (between 0 and 100). Only recommendations with a greater score are returned.

fallbackParameters
type: Omit<SearchParameters, 'page' | 'hitsPerPage' | 'offset' | 'length'>

List of search parameters to send.

Additional filters to use as fallback when there aren’t enough recommendations.

queryParameters
type: Omit<SearchParameters, 'page' | 'hitsPerPage' | 'offset' | 'length'>

List of search parameters to send.

Response

In this section we document the JSON response returned by the API. Each language will encapsulate this response inside objects specific to the language and/or the implementation. So the actual type in your language might differ from what is documented.

JSON format

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{
  "results": [
    {
      "hits": [
        {
          "_highlightResult": {
            "category": {
              "matchLevel": "none",
              "matchedWords": [],
              "value": "Men - T-Shirts"
            },
            "image_link": {
              "matchLevel": "none",
              "matchedWords": [],
              "value": "https://example.org/image/D05927-8161-111-F01.jpg"
            },
            "name": {
              "matchLevel": "none",
              "matchedWords": [],
              "value": "Jirgi Half-Zip T-Shirt"
            }
          },
          "_score": 32.72,
          "category": "Men - T-Shirts",
          "image_link": "https://example.org/image/D05927-8161-111-F01.jpg",
          "name": "Jirgi Half-Zip T-Shirt",
          "objectID": "D05927-8161-111",
          "position": 105,
          "url": "men/t-shirts/d05927-8161-111"
        }
      ],
      "processingTimeMS": 1,
    }
  ]
}
results
list of result

List of results in the order they were submitted, one per query.

{
  "results": [
    {
      "hits": [
        {
          ...,
          _score: 32.72
        }
      ],
    },
  ]
}

results ➔ result

The results object contains the same hits object as the one of the search method. Each result also includes the following additional field:

_score
number

The confidence score of the recommended item, the closer it’s to 100, the more relevant.

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