Saved, recurring search queries

Hi - As far as I can tell Algolia is a front-end search solution. I’m curious though whether it might also be a solution for a use-case like alerting users each day with any matches against their saved search terms.

Clearly the logic for saving user searches, running daily queries, and alerting users would fall to the developer but is it possible/advisable to query Algolia this way?


Hi Ryan,

We always encourage people to do front-end search so they provide the best experience to their users but Algolia works great with backend too.

There are some very good use case, like this one, where you need to run search in the backend. You can use the client we provide for that. Feel free to share with us what we could had to our clients to make your life easier.

What’s your backend technology?