# XT Search for Algolia

Instant Search and Autocompletion for Your Site.

XT Search for Algolia integrates your site and Algolia. 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 XT Search for Algolia

# What is Algolia?

Search Technology To Power Your Business: Algolia 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 COMMUNITY "Forever Free" tier and several paid subscriptions.

The benefits of the COMMUNITY "Forever Free" tier are:

  • Lightning fast search
  • Customizable relevancy engine
  • 10K Records/10K Operations
  • Must display "Search by Algolia"
  • Free for non-commercial use

For more information, https://www.algolia.com/pricing.

Our extensions, modules, and plugins for Joomla and PrestaShop are paid to support our efforts to develop and integrate the Algolia service.

# Benefits

  • 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.

# Talks

# Discussing Joomla Search enhanced by Algolia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sa8pw6ynkxU&t=541s

# ESPAÑOL - Búsquedas Instantáneas con Algolia en Joomla (WPO)

https://joomlaes.org/joomladays/joomladay-madrid-2019/ponencias/busquedas-instantaneas-con-algolia-en-joomla-wpo

# Demo Sites

# Joomla

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, where you can find a SobiPro v1.4 business directory, with 2.000 more entries to fill the catalogue.

# PrestaShop

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, 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

Autocompletion Classic for the Administrator

PrestaShop - Module Configuration for Algolia Search

# Joomla - Instant Search Module

Joomla - Instant Search Module - Video