Pushing data into index

Is it possible to push data into indexes? Or, create indexes solely from pushed data? Is this what the API client is for? Are there any examples around?

Thanks
Eric

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Hi @ecoffman! Yes, you’re on the right track. You can use the API clients to push data to indexes. You can also create indexes and upload data from within your Algolia dashboard.

For a step-by-step walkthrough of indexing, see the Indexing Guide.

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Hi @ecoffman,

Is it possible to push data into indexes?

Yes

Or, create indexes solely from pushed data?

You can either create an empty index via the Dashboard on the Indices page, or when using the API, the index will get created automatically as soon you push your first record into it.

Is this what the API client is for?

Yes, backend API clients are designed to handle all your indexing.
We also have front-end API clients more focussed on search.

Are there any examples around?

A good way to get started is to look at https://www.algolia.com/doc/guides/getting-started/quick-start/

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