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What is Searchkick?

Searchkick learns what your users are looking for. As more people search, it gets smarter and the results get better. It’s friendly for developers - and magical for your users.
Searchkick is a tool in the Search Engines category of a tech stack.
Searchkick is an open source tool with 6K GitHub stars and 724 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Searchkick's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Searchkick?

5 companies reportedly use Searchkick in their tech stacks, including Sellbrite, BikeRoar Web, and PodQueue.

11 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Searchkick.
Pros of Searchkick
Open Source

Searchkick's Features

  • stemming - tomatoes matches tomato
  • special characters - jalapeno matches jalapeño
  • extra whitespace - dishwasher matches dish washer
  • misspellings - zuchini matches zucchini
  • custom synonyms - qtip matches cotton swab
  • query like SQL - no need to learn a new query language
  • reindex without downtime
  • easily personalize results for each user
  • autocomplete
  • “Did you mean” suggestions
  • works with ActiveRecord and Mongoid

Searchkick Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Searchkick?
Elasticsearch is a distributed, RESTful search and analytics engine capable of storing data and searching it in near real time. Elasticsearch, Kibana, Beats and Logstash are the Elastic Stack (sometimes called the ELK Stack).
It lets you either batch index and search data stored in an SQL database, NoSQL storage, or just files quickly and easily — or index and search data on the fly, working with it pretty much as with a database server.
Apache Solr
It uses the tools you use to make application building a snap. It is built on the battle-tested Apache Zookeeper, it makes it easy to scale up and down.
Lucene Core, our flagship sub-project, provides Java-based indexing and search technology, as well as spellchecking, hit highlighting and advanced analysis/tokenization capabilities.
It builds completely static HTML sites that you can host on GitHub pages, Amazon S3, or anywhere else you choose. There's a stack of good looking themes available. The built-in dev-server allows you to preview your documentation as you're writing it. It will even auto-reload and refresh your browser whenever you save your changes.
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Searchkick's Followers
29 developers follow Searchkick to keep up with related blogs and decisions.