API client / Methods / Insights
Required API Key: any key with the search ACL
Method signature
$insights->user(string userToken)->viewedObjectIDs(
  string eventName,
  string indexName,
  array objectIDs
)

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About this method

Send a view event to capture viewed items.

Sending this event is useful for:

Examples

Read the Algolia CLI documentation for more information.

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$insights = Algolia\AlgoliaSearch\InsightsClient::create(
  'YourApplicationID',
  'YourSearchOnlyAPIKey'
);

$insights->user("user-123456")->viewedObjectIDs(
  'your_event_name',
  'your_index_name',
  [
    'objectID-1',
    'objectID-2'
  ]
);

Parameters

userToken
type: string
pattern: [A-Za-z0-9_-=]{1,128}
Required

A pseudonymous or anonymous user identifier.

Never include personal identifiable information in user tokens.

Related: user token

eventName
type: string
pattern: [\x20-\x7E]{1,64}
Required

The name of the specific event.

Format: 1-64 ASCII characters, except control characters.

To maximize the impact of your events, you should use consistent event names and consistent formatting—for example, “Product Added To Cart” (always in title case).

For example, you can adopt Segment’s object-action framework.

indexName
type: string
Required

The name of the Algolia index.

Format: same as the index name used by the search engine.

Some API clients use index instead of indexName.

objectIDs
type: array
items: string
Required

An array of object identifiers for items of an Algolia index.

You can include up to 20 objectID.

Response

This method doesn't return a response.

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