About Algolia

Algolia offers an API-first approach to building composable experiences with full control over the front-end and back-end for any device.

A highly reliable, secure and scalable platform that can open the possibilities of contextual search with delightful discoveries throughout your customer journey.

Pricing starting from:

US$1,00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

Key benefits of Algolia

Rely on robust APIs
We power 1.5T requests per year for 10K+ customers all over the world. Our APIs are written for performance and scalability first.

For every developer
Use your preferred language to prototype ideas quickly and build production ready experience in no time with documentation and tools for every stack.

Packaged building blocks
Don’t build from scratch and leverage API building blocks to deliver the right content within milliseconds via search, navigation and recommendations.

Improved business results
Get relevant content to the right person in milliseconds. Run continuous optimizations to generate higher conversions across any industry.

True omnichannel capability
Roll out and manage multiple consistent experiences across different brands, divisions and portfolios from one platform.

Improved competitiveness
Implement a new digital experience in days instead of months or iterate on offerings without impacting your backend.

Devices

Business size

S M L

Markets

United Arab Emirates, Afghanistan, Antigua & Barbuda, Albania, Argentina, American Samoa, Australia, Åland Islands, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Belgium, Brazil, Belarus, Belize, Canada, Switzerland, Chile, China, Germany, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Algeria, Ecuador, Egypt, Spain, Ethiopia, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Georgia, Greenland, Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong SAR China, Croatia, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, India, Iraq, Iran, Iceland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Cambodia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Morocco, Madagascar, Mexico, Malaysia, Nigeria, Netherlands, Norway, Nepal, New Zealand, Peru, Philippines, Pakistan, Poland, Puerto Rico, Palestinian Territories, Portugal, Paraguay, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Singapore, El Salvador, Syria, Thailand, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Turkey, Trinidad & Tobago, Taiwan, Tanzania, Ukraine, Uganda, US Outlying Islands, United States, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, British Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Vietnam, Yemen, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Supported Languages

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

Pricing starting from:

US$1,00/month

  • Free Version
  • Free Trial
  • Subscription

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Algolia Software - Products to accelerate search and discovery experiences across any device and platform.
Algolia Software - Query Rules allow you to enhance your engine's ranking behavior for specific queries. You can set up rules to uncover and respond more specifically to the intent behind your users' queries.
Algolia Software - Your search bar is a feedback form. Discover how Algolia's analytics drives insights from search to click to conversion.
Algolia Software - Advanced front-end libraries, API clients, and extensive documentation to help developers build, deploy, and maintain with ease.
Algolia Software - Getting started with Recommend is easy, simply choose your index, denote the events, and choose your model.
Algolia Software - A robust & flexible API to build unique product recommendations into any digital ecommerce experience.
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Algolia Software - Products to accelerate search and discovery experiences across any device and platform.
Algolia Software - Query Rules allow you to enhance your engine's ranking behavior for specific queries. You can set up rules to uncover and respond more specifically to the intent behind your users' queries.
Algolia Software - Your search bar is a feedback form. Discover how Algolia's analytics drives insights from search to click to conversion.
Algolia Software - Advanced front-end libraries, API clients, and extensive documentation to help developers build, deploy, and maintain with ease.
Algolia Software - Getting started with Recommend is easy, simply choose your index, denote the events, and choose your model.
Algolia Software - A robust & flexible API to build unique product recommendations into any digital ecommerce experience.

Features

Total features of Algolia: 20

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • API
  • Campaign Segmentation
  • Cataloging/Categorization
  • Compliance Management
  • Data Capture and Transfer
  • Faceted Search / Filtering
  • For B2B
  • Full Text Search
  • Fuzzy Search
  • Indexing
  • Mobile Access
  • Mobile Commerce
  • Promotions Management
  • Real Time Monitoring
  • SSL Security
  • Semantic Search
  • Text Analysis
  • eCommerce Management
  • eDiscovery

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Reviews

Overall rating

4,7 /5
(64)
Value for Money
4,3/5
Features
4,7/5
Ease of Use
4,3/5
Customer Support
4,4/5

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Alejandro javier V.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Daily for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Likelihood to recommend 10.0 /10

The best search system for firestore

Reviewed on 2021/05/18

Thanks to Algolia, I integrated a search system in my project made with Angular / Fire. Now I am...

Thanks to Algolia, I integrated a search system in my project made with Angular / Fire. Now I am thinking of integrating its geo-search. Hopefully, it will be as good as your search with firestore.

Pros

The best of all is the ease of integration with your project, both to the back and front, and how easy it is to build the queries.

Cons

That it does not have a pay per use as firebase does, you only have 2 options, the free account or the payment commitment, use or do not use all your operations for which you are going to pay

Response from Algolia

Hi there, thanks for your review! We're glad to hear you were able to get up and running with your project. For geo-search questions, or anything else, feel free to reach out to us at [email protected]

Survy V.
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  • Industry: Computer Software
  • Company size: 2-10 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 1-5 months
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Likelihood to recommend 9.0 /10

Very easy to get started

Reviewed on 2021/10/25

Pros

The documentation is very well organized and so it was easy for us as a startup to add search functionality to our product.
There is an official python client package, including packages for other languages.

Cons

It's a bit expensive so we'll have to evaluate at the time we want to scale.

Alternatives Considered

Elastic Stack

Reasons for Switching to Algolia

Easier to setup and get started. Fully managed and hosted solution.
Fedor T.
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  • Industry: Financial Services
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Super simple full-text search for Firebase

Reviewed on 2022/04/30

Super easy-to-use, feature-rich and developer-friendly.

Super easy-to-use, feature-rich and developer-friendly.

Pros

Setting up full-text search of data stored in Firebase won't take longer than one day. Extremely easy-to-use ready-made components for Vue.js made our front-end developer happy and significantly reduced time to market.

Cons

I see Algolia a bit expensive for the cases where full-text search is just a nice-to-have feature. However we made our front-end to display data from Algolia only (originally data was retrieved from Firebase), and this pays off.

Alternatives Considered

Apache Solr

Reasons for Switching to Algolia

Ease of use
Verified Reviewer
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  • Industry: Internet
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used for Free Trial
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  • Ease of Use
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  • Likelihood to recommend 5.0 /10

Decent search for okay pricing

Reviewed on 2021/03/02

The algorithm can be quite good, but you need to twist te right knobs to get that result. This also...

The algorithm can be quite good, but you need to twist te right knobs to get that result. This also goes for the implementation.

Pros

Algolia is a tool that comes with a lot of features. However, it's not as easy to implement as you would think.

Cons

It was not "plug and play". The implementation is integrated in the website and you need to work on the interface before you can implement it correctly.

Andrew W.
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  • Industry: Marketing & Advertising
  • Company size: 11-50 Employees
  • Used Weekly for 2+ years
  • Review Source

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  • Value for Money
  • Ease of Use
  • Customer Support
  • Likelihood to recommend 8.0 /10

Extending the capability of other platforms

Reviewed on 2022/05/26

Extremely positive. Fast to implement and very few issues.

Extremely positive. Fast to implement and very few issues.

Pros

We use Algolia to provide deeper search functionality than in provided out-of-the-box by most content management systems. Algolia provides a richer search experience and is easy to integrate and configure.

Cons

No direct drawbacks. We've used it successfully for many years, and our clients understand that to offer quality search functionality to their customers, incurs a cost. I say this as many of the existing reviews say Algolia is expensive.

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Algolia FAQs

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Algolia offers the following pricing plans:

  • Starting from: US$1,00/month
  • Pricing model: Free Version, Subscription
  • Free Trial: Not Available

*A unit represents 1,000 search requests /mo and the capacity to index up to 1,000 records. -------- Pay-as-you-go-pricing: Simple usage based pricing with no long term commitments. Volume discounts: Discounts trigger as your usage grows, so you always get a fair price. Committed-use discounts: Speak with Sales for access to discounts for committed usage.

Algolia has the following typical customers:

Self Employed, 2-10, 11-50, 51-200, 201-500, 501-1 000, 1 001-5 000

Algolia supports the following languages:

Arabic, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese, Turkish, Ukrainian

Algolia supports the following devices:

Android (Mobile), iPhone (Mobile)

Algolia integrates with the following applications:

Adobe Commerce, Android 11, Angular, Bubble, Gatsby, Higher Logic Vanilla, Laravel ecommerce, Meteor, Netlify, Parse, React2, Salesforce Platform, Scala, Shopify, Symfonee Ticketing System, Tray.io, WordPress, Zendesk, django CMS, iOS14

Algolia offers the following support options:

Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, Phone Support, 24/7 (Live rep), Chat

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