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What is the best API for Search feature on website?


Bot Stash, Producthuntian
22 y.o. full-stack developer and entrepreneur.

The best API depends entirely on your data source, your budget, and your needs.

If you are looking for a sophisticated solution, try out: www.algolia.com/

Maker from USA

I use Elasticsearch www.elastic.co/products/elast… It's super fast

Bot Stash, Producthuntian

Any specific reason to choose it over Agolia?

Maker from USA

no idea, Ruby people use elasticsearch, that's how I learned it

Engineer 🛠 | MBA 🎓| Full-stack Dev ☕️

You can build your own with MongoDB or PostgreSQL.

Also elastic search from AWS is amazing.

Engineer 🛠 | MBA 🎓| Full-stack Dev ☕️

If you don’t want to pay before testing some elastic search services from Heroku are free.