# XT Search for Algolia
Instant Search and Autocompletion for Your Site.
XT Search for Algolia (opens new window) integrates your site and Algolia (opens new window). Algolia is the smartest way to improve search on your site. Autocomplete and Instant Search are included, along with full control over the look, feel and relevance.
# What is Algolia?
Search Technology To Power Your Business: Algolia (opens new window) is a hosted full-text, numerical, and faceted search engine capable of delivering real-time results from the first keystroke.
# FAQ: Do I have to buy the Algolia service?
Algolia has an offering to accommodate most project requirements. It has a "Free" tier and several paid subscriptions.
The benefits of the "Free" tier are:
- Lightning fast search
- Customizable relevancy engine
- 10K Records (10 units. 1 unit = 1,000 search requests and the capacity to index up to 1,000 records)
For more information, https://www.algolia.com/pricing (opens new window).
Our extensions, modules, and plugins for Joomla! and PrestaShop are paid to support our efforts to develop and integrate the Algolia service.
- Integration of your site with Algolia, with no more complications than the connector configuration.
- Integration with Joomla! Content (Articles), EasyBlog, EasyDiscuss, EasySocial, HikaShop, JCalPro, JReviews, K2 and SobiPro ... and more coming!
- Integration with PrestaShop Products
- Improved navigation by instant search and autocompletion. Modules for instant search and autocompletion.
- Search relevance: textual, business and personalization at user and group level, powered by Algolia engine.
- Search beyond the box: improve the UX by browsing, faceting, and suggestions.
- Multi-Connector Sitewide search: one single search with immediate results for the whole site.
- Multi-Section search for SobiPro: search for SobiPro in all indexed sections and entries.
- Full Multi-lingual site search: one single search box to query in all the site languages.
- Module sample layouts for Bootstrap 2 and Bootstrap 3, with images and links.
- - Coming Soon - Integration with Wordpress Posts and WooCommerce Products - Coming Soon -
# Main Features
XT Search for Algolia has mainly three features to implement Algolia Search.
- 1. Instant Search, the search module that shows a search box, facets, search results, stats and pagination.
- 2. Instant Search Autocomplete, the search module that shows a search box and, when the user starts typing, the facets, search results, stats and pagination in a floating dialogue.
- 3. Autocomplete Classic, the search module that shows a search box and simple results list in a floating dialogue. This module is based on the legacy Algolia API v3.
# Installation Services
Save your time and focus on your business
Besides the general configuration, we complete the process according to the search configuration, in particular:
- Check Configuration of Instant Auto-complete and search.
- Check Adaptation and styling of the Instant Auto-complete and search to the store template.
- Check Unlimited number of indexes, languages and products included.
- Check Average project duration: 7-10 work days.
To know more about the installation services, click here: https://www.extly.com/xt-search-for-algolia.html#Installation-Service (opens new window)
# Discussing Joomla! Search enhanced by Algolia
# ESPAÑOL - Búsquedas Instantáneas con Algolia en Joomla! (WPO)
# Demo Sites
In our demo site, you can check how XT Search for Algolia works with SobiPro. Please, check it here in the demo site https://demo.extly.com (opens new window), where you can find a SobiPro v1.4 business directory, with 2.000 more entries to fill the catalogue.
In our demo site, you can check how XT Search for Algolia on PrestaShop 1.7. Please, check it here in the demo site https://demo-prestashop.extly.com (opens new window), where you can the sample dataset in five languages.
# Sample Screenshots
# Joomla! - InstantSearch Autocomplete Module for Algolia Search
# Joomla! - Autocomplete Classic Module for Algolia Search
# PrestaShop - InstantSearch Autocomplete Module for Algolia Search
# PrestaShop - Autocomplete Classic Module for Algolia Search
# Joomla! - Autocompletion Classic for the Administrator
# PrestaShop - Module Configuration for Algolia Search
# Joomla! - Instant Search Module