Built by

ybirader

Category

Search

Version

0.0.1

Last updated

Mar 24, 2024, 17:00:30 PMa month ago

Typesense

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

Features

  • Flexible configurations for specifying searchable and retrievable attributes.
  • Utilize Typesense's powerful search functionalities including typo-tolerance, synonyms, filtering, and more.

Prerequisites

  • Medusa backend
  • Typesense instance

How to Install

  1. Run the following command in the directory of the Medusa backend:
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npm install medusa-plugin-typesense
  1. Set the following environment variables in .env:
TYPESENSE_NODES=<YOUR_TYPESENSE_NODES>
TYPESENSE_API_KEY=<YOUR_MASTER_KEY>
For development, the API key is
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xyz
by default.
  1. In medusa-config.js add the following at the end of the plugins array:
const plugins = [
// ...
{
resolve: "medusa-plugin-typesense",
options: {
config: {
apiKey: process.env.TYPESENSE_API_KEY,
nodes: [{ url: process.env.TYPESENSE_NODES }],
connectionTimeoutSeconds: 300,
},
settings: {
products: {
fields: [
{
name: "title",
type: "auto",
facet: false,
},
{
name: "description",
type: "auto",
facet: false,
},
{
name: "variant_sku",
type: "auto",
facet: false,
},
{
name: "handle",
type: "auto",
facet: false,
},
],
},
},
},
},
];

Test the Plugin

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

Build your own plugins

Develop your own plugins with our API to speed up your processes.

Make your plugin available via npm for it to be shared in our Plugin Library with the broader Medusa community.