Algolia Headless Ecommerce

Algolia Search & Discovery
for headless ecommerce solutions

Provide rich product- and content-based customer experiences in a headless ecommerce framework across all your devices and channels.

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Headless ecommerce across all channels.

Headless ecommerce across all channels

You can put our search-as-a-service platform to work with your traditional ecommerce website application, single-page app (SPA), progressive web app (PWA), mobile app, in-store kiosk, business app, and more, all from a single unified platform. Our API-first platform comes with front-end libraries for many popular frameworks.

Start your headless journey with an improved search experience

Transform the customer experience on your ecommerce site with state-of-the-art search functionality. You can begin by enhancing search on existing touchpoints using our integrations or APIs, then add experiences on new touchpoints. Or start by leveraging Algolia in a fully headless, microservices-based architecture.

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Break data silos and index from any back-end system.

Dump your data silos

Index all your product information, plus any editorial and help-desk content. Our search platform comes with an advanced crawler, integration with leading ecommerce platforms, and API clients in 11 languages. No matter which back-end system is housing your product data and content for your ecommerce store, we can index and release in any front-end experience.

Create a personalized AI-powered user experience across all channels.

Power true personalized, omnichannel experiences

Create a unified personalization strategy across your customer touchpoints.
One omnichannel search platform and AI personalization engine means a consistently personalized user experience.
As visitors interact with your brand across your touchpoints, Algolia learns about their preferences and personalizes accordingly, making their every experience more rewarding.

Front-end flexibility for an optimal user search experience.

Front-end flexibility for an optimal user experience

Our front-end implementation is totally flexible, allowing you to build the experience that best meets your needs and promotes your brand. We provide transparent, fully customizable ranking and personalization algorithms.

Optimize your storefront UX by leveraging search management tools through a single platform.

Improve business agility with centralized merchandising

Powering all user experiences from a single platform empowers your business teams to leverage search management tools for efficient optimization of the storefront.

Go API first with your headless architecture.

Go API first with your headless architecture

Algolia is part of an ecosystem of best-of-breed ecommerce solutions. So whether you call your platform headless commerce, composable commerce, a microservices architecture, Jamstack, MACH, or serverless, our API-first approach marries well with it.

Headless ecommerce solution FAQs

  • Algolia's API-first solution is compatible with all headless ecommerce platforms. We also offer native integration with Salesforce Commerce Cloud, Magento, and Shopify.

  • Yes, you can build your own front end by leveraging our InstantSearch components, and you can use our guides if you want to build more-advanced versions. You can also start from a prebuilt packaged ecommerce search and discovery template.

  • You can start with a free trial and find out how it works for you. Then, our competitive general pricing would apply.

  • No, but we work with partners who help retailers move to headless ecommerce. Find out more.