ItemsAPI Alternatives

    ItemsAPI is described as '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'. There are more than 10 alternatives to ItemsAPI for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Online / Web-based and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Algolia. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Apache Solr or Sphinx (search engine). Other great apps like ItemsAPI are wordpress i-search pro (Paid), Elasticlunr (Free, Open Source), Expertrec Search Engine (Paid) and Apisearch (Freemium, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 11, 2021

      • Free PersonalProprietary
      • Online
      • Android SDK
      • Ruby
      • Python
      • JavaScript
      • AngularJS
      • cURL
      • Ruby on Rails
      • Node.JS
      • Objective-C
      Algolia helps product teams connect their users with information by providing the building blocks they need to create fast, relevant, personalized search.
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      • 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.


    1. 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.
    2. 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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    3. Elasticlunr.js, lightweight full-text search engine in Javascript for browser search and offline search. Elasticlunr.js is developed based on Lunr.js, but more flexible than lunr.js. Elasticlunr.js provides Query-Time boosting and field search.
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    4. 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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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Instagram
      • Twitter
      • GitHub Pages
      Search over millions of documents, and give to your users unique, amazing and unforgettable experiences.
    5. The easiest way to add great search to your website
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      TinySearch is a lightweight, fast, full-text search engine. It is designed for static websites. TinySearch is written in Rust, and then compiled to WebAssembly to run in the browser.
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    6. Findberry is an internal site search service that enables web developers and site owners easily add professional, ad-free search engine to their websites so that their visitors can find content faster and easier.
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