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Getting Started on Sending Events

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Sending events requires integrating short snippets of code in your front-end components that correspond to your user behaviors. These code snippets leverage Algolia’s Insights API.

Once you’ve implemented Algolia Insight, you can benefit from Algolia with the following features:

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You can send events to Algolia using:

A REST API, called the Insights API, lies beneath these clients and has a single endpoint. For this reason, Algolia sometimes refers to these events as “Insights events”. Once you’ve sent events, you can validate that you are capturing all the necessary information using the Insights Validator and Insights Logs.

Get started

This is a three-step process.

  • Plan the events to send
  • Send the events
  • Validate and debug the events

The following guides map the Insights API methods to various events throughout the eCommerce customer journey.

1. Plan the events to send

2. Send the events

3. Validate and debug the events

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