This page lists terms used at Algolia and their definitions.
API ClientLearn more
API keyLearn more
A siloed set of indices. Data cannot be shared between applications.
A string with alphanumeric characters as a unique identifier for Algolia applications.
Application Programming Interface (API)
A software intermediary that allows pieces of software to interact with each other. The Algolia API describes how the Subscribers’ systems can interact with Algolia Services.Learn more
Click-through rate (CTR)Learn more
Conversion rateLearn more
The Subscriber’s administrator interface to Algolia Services. The Dashboard is hosted by Algolia.
A specific characteristic for describing index items, such as color or brand.Learn more
A specific value for a given facet—for example, color is a facet and red is a facet value.
A container for a set of Records that can be searched together.Learn more
Insights APILearn more
A collection of reusable software, designed to help developers solve common problems. A library is often targeted to be used with a specific software platform or operating system.
A group of one or more search queries sent in a single HTTP request.
A sequence of characters typed into a search bar, or specific filters or facets applied to a search.
A customer of Algolia Services, such as Search or Recommend.
Customers or users of Algolia Subscribers who interact with Algolia Services, such as Search and Recommend.
A unique string of alphanumeric characters that uniquely identifies a User throughout applications.
A user token must contain only alphanumeric,
_ characters and be between 1 and 128 characters in length.