Algolia shifts you to a next stage search experience on Shifter.
Algolia is the high-performance search system with keyword suggestion and sorting search results. After installing the plugin, you may connect your WordPress site to Algolia, and then run Shifter through Algolia’s API!
Algolia offers a free trial and a free plan.
Choose [API Keys] on the left menu.
Copy the following three keys for setting up the plugin:
Let’s install Algolia into Shifter.
Open WordPress dashboard on your browser and log in.
Install Algolia plugin for replacing WordPress default search feature with it.
Click [Algolia search] and make initial setups.
Input “Application ID,” “Search-Only API Key,” and “Admin API Key” which you copied on Algolia Management page.
Click [Indexing] submenu, make some configuration for pushing Algolia.
By clicking [Save Changes], the plugin automatically synchronizes data to Algolia.
On [Search Page], for Shifter customer, select Use Algolia with Instantsearch.js.
You can change the search engine to the native WordPress or Algolia on [Search Page].
Then enable [Autocomplete] and configure [Index], [Max. Suggestions] and [Positions].
For Shifter customers, if you want to use Algolia on Shifter, don’t forget to enable this feature.
For the last step, generate a new site from Shifter.
Click [Generate] button, and access created your site.
Inputting letters or words into the search form, Aloglia’s autocompleting feature shows search result without clicking search button or hitting the enter key.