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Using Algolia to create lightning-fast faceted search in your WordPress and WooCommerce store

Introduction: Faceted search is an essential feature for any e-commerce website. It allows users to refine their search results by applying filters to specific attributes or categories. Algolia is a powerful search engine that provides lightning-fast faceted search capabilities. In this post, we will learn how to integrate Algolia into your WordPress and WooCommerce store to enhance the search experience. Getting Started with Algolia: To start using Algolia, you need to create an account and obtain the necessary API credentials. Once you have your credentials, you can install the Algolia plugin for WordPress or use the Algolia PHP client directly. Using Algolia with the PHP Client: To use Algolia in your WordPress or WooCommerce store, you can utilize the Algolia PHP client. Here’s an example

Leveraging Elasticsearch to power faceted search in WordPress and WooCommerce

Introduction Faceted search is a powerful feature that allows users to filter search results based on specific criteria. Elasticsearch is a highly scalable search engine that can be leveraged to provide faceted search capabilities in WordPress and WooCommerce. In this post, we’ll explore how Elasticsearch can be used to power faceted search and provide some code snippets to help you get started. Using Elasticsearch for Faceted Search Elasticsearch has powerful aggregation features that can be used to break down search results into categories based on specific criteria. These categories can be presented to users in a sidebar, allowing them to easily filter results based on their preferences. To get started, you’ll need to install Elasticsearch on your server and create an index for your content.