Algolia Alternatives

    Algolia is described as 'helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search' and is a popular app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Algolia for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions, Mac and Windows. The best alternative is MeiliSearch, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Algolia are elasticsearch (Freemium), Apache Solr (Free, Open Source), Sphinx (search engine) (Free, Open Source) and wordpress i-search pro (Paid).

    This page was last updated Sep 17, 2021

    1. MeiliSearch is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use and deploy search engine. The search and indexation are fully customizable and handles features like typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms.
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      MeiliSearch vs Algolia opinions
      Almost everyone thinks MeiliSearch is a great alternative to Algolia.
      erlend_sh The explicit goal of the MeiliSearch project is to provide an open source, self-hostable alternative to Algolia.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      cl9m9n7 MeiliSearch kind of uses the same algorithms to rank documents and have an HTTP API like Algolia. This is a self hosted version of Algolia.
      Positive comment over 1 year ago

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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Java
      ElasticSearch is a distributed, RESTful, source-available search server based on Java under the Apache License ( Lucene ).
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      Most users think elasticsearch is a great alternative to Algolia.


      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Microsoft Azure
      Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and JSON APIs. Its major features include powerful full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, and rich document handling.
    2. Sphinx is a free software search engine designed with indexing database content in mind. It currently supports MySQL, PostgreSQL, and ODBC-compliant databases as data sources natively. Other data sources can be indexed via pipe in a custom XML format.
    3. i-Search Pro changes the way of WordPress Search. It’s full WooCommerce compatible. Provide Live search results in milliseconds. Include almost everything in your search results.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      An open source, blazing fast, typo tolerant search engine for building delightful search experiences. Focusses on developer happiness and ease of use, with a painless out-of-the-box experience.
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    4. Open source search server designed to be fast, scalable and with powerful and accurate full-text search capabilities derived from Sphinx search project.
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    5. Expertrec custom search started as a replacement for google site search. It adds super-fast search autocomplete, spell correct, search listing pages to your website.
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      Expertrec Search Engine vs Algolia opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      newmelchizedecsundararaj fully hosted, support and help to improve search ranking.
      Positive comment over 3 years ago

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • elasticsearch
      • Heroku
      • Node.JS
      The goal of ItemsAPI is creating search application without spending time for backend. You just provide json data and your backend is ready to go.
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    6. Azure Search makes it easy to add powerful and sophisticated search capabilities to your website or application. Quickly and easily tune search results and construct rich, fine-tuned ranking models to tie search results to business goals.
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