Built by

flashjames

Category

Search

Version

2.0.1

Last updated

Jan 16, 2024, 12:47:28 PMa month ago

Algolia

Provide powerful indexing and searching features in your commerce application with Algolia.

Features

  • Flexible configurations for specifying searchable and retrievable attributes.
  • Ready-integration with Medusa's Next.js starter storefront.
  • Utilize Algolia's powerful search functionalities including typo-tolerance, query suggestions, results ranking, and more.

Prerequisites


How to Install

1. Run the following command in the directory of the Medusa backend:
npm install medusa-plugin-algolia
2. Set the following environment variables in
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.env
:
ALGOLIA_APP_ID=<YOUR_APP_ID>
ALGOLIA_ADMIN_API_KEY=<YOUR_ADMIN_API_KEY>
3. In
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medusa-config.js
add the following at the end of the
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plugins
array:
const plugins = [
// ...
{
resolve: `medusa-plugin-algolia`,
options: {
applicationId: process.env.ALGOLIA_APP_ID,
adminApiKey: process.env.ALGOLIA_ADMIN_API_KEY,
settings: {
products: {
indexSettings: {
searchableAttributes: ["title", "description"],
attributesToRetrieve: [
"id",
"title",
"description",
"handle",
"thumbnail",
"variants",
"variant_sku",
"options",
"collection_title",
"collection_handle",
"images",
],
},
transform: (product) => ({
id: product.id,
// other attributes...
}),
},
},
},
},
]

Test the Plugin

1. Run the following command in the directory of the Medusa backend to run the backend:
npm run start
2. Try searching products either using your storefront or using the Store APIs.

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