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Meilisearch is a powerful, fast, open-source, easy to use, and deploy search engine. The search and indexation are fully customizable and handles features like typo-tolerance, filters, and synonyms.


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    Typo tolerant, delightfully simple, open source search 🔍


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    Algolia's Search API makes it easy to deliver a great search experience in your apps & websites. Algolia Search provides hosted full-text, numerical, faceted and geolocalized search.

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    Elasticsearch is an open source, distributed, RESTful search engine.

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    Solr is an open source enterprise search server based on Lucene search library, with XML/HTTP and...

  5. Store, search, rank and organize big data

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    Sphinx is a fulltext FLOSS search engine that provides text search functionality to client applications. Sphinx (search engine) - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia

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  9. Sphinx is an open source full text search server, designed with performance, relevance (search quality), and integration simplicity in mind. Sphinx lets you either batch index and search data stored in files, an SQL database, NoSQL storage.

  10. Xapian is an open source probabilistic information retrieval library, released under the GNU...

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    i-Search Pro changes the way of WordPress Search. It’s full WooCommerce compatible.

  12. Bring instant and relevant search to your WordPress blog

  13. Adds super fast search autocomplete, spell correct and search listing pages to your site search.

    paid Free Trial $9.0 / Monthly (Paid Yearly)

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5 Open-Source Search Engines For your Website
MeiliSearch is an open-source, blazingly fast and hyper-relevant search engine that will improve your search experience. It provides an extensive toolset for customization. It works out-of-the-box with a preset that easily answers the needs of most applications. Communication is done with a RESTful API because most developers...
MeiliSearch: Zero-config alternative to Elasticsearch, made in Rust | Hacker News
"We send events to our Amplitude instance to be aware of the number of people who use MeiliSearch. We only send the platform on which the server runs once by day. No other information is sent. If you do not want us to send events, you can disable these analytics by using the MEILI_NO_ANALYTICS env variable."
Recommendations for Poor Man's ElasticSearch on AWS?
I'd second these two. I've been following them for quite some time. I even did an extensive research on which one I'd use, and I ended up with Typesense. I don't remember the specific reasoning though. Both seem quite good. MeiliSearch is written in Rust, which makes it more "hipsterish" ;)
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Categories: Search Engine, Custom Search Engine, Custom Search, Search API