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Algolia – Powerful hosted search engine

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 by Servage
algoliaHave you ever searched for something on a website without being able to find what you are looking for? Very likely. Implementing a powerful search engine for a website can be both difficult to make and resource intensive to use. A hosted search engine called Algolia aims to make this easier by moving the whole search process to their cloud-based search engine. What is Algolia? Algolia is a hosted text-based search engine for a predefined dataset. This means you as a developer send some data, for example a collection of books, to Algolia for indexing. You can index those books by their title, author, description and many more fields. When a user searches ...