Great search experiences,
made easy.

Searchkit is an open source library which helps you build a great search experience with Elasticsearch.

Works with React, Vue, Angular, and more.

import Searchkit from "searchkit"
import Client from '@searchkit/instantsearch-client'
import { InstantSearch, SearchBox, Hits, RefinementList, Pagination, NumericMenu } from 'react-instantsearch-dom';
const sk = new Searchkit({
  connection: {
    host: 'http://localhost:9200'
  search_settings: {
    search_attributes: [{ field: 'title', weight: 3 }, 'actors', 'plot'],
    result_attributes: ['title', 'actors', 'poster', 'plot'],
    highlight_attributes: ['title'],
    facet_attributes: [
      { attribute: 'actors', field: 'actors.keyword', type: 'string' },
      { attribute: 'imdbrating', type: 'numeric', field: 'imdbrating' }
const searchClient = Client(sk);
export default function Web() {
    return (
        <SearchBox />
        <div className="left-panel">
          <RefinementList attribute="actors" searchable={true} limit={10} />
              { label: '5 - 7', start: 5, end: 7 },
              { label: '7 - 9', start: 7, end: 9 },
              { label: '>= 9', start: 9 },
        <div className="right-panel">
          <Hits />
          <Pagination />

Build Search Experiences Fast!

Searchkit uses instantsearch, which means you can use the instantsearch libraries to build your search experience.

Polyfill for Algolia

Use Instantsearch Frontend Libraries with Elasticsearch.

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Instantsearch Compatible

Components for React, Vue, Angular and Javascript. Build a search UI without needing frontend skills.

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Autocomplete.js Compatible

Build an autocomplete experience with Autocomplete.js, which is compatible with Searchkit.

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GraphQL Support (coming soon)

Searchkit provides a GraphQL API, which allows you to build a search experience using GraphQL.

Full Power of Elasticsearch

Searchkit is built on top of Elasticsearch, which means you can use the Elasticsearch query language to build your search experience.

Request Hooks

Customize the query before and after it is sent to Elasticsearch. Allows you to add custom filters, or change the query DSL easily.

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Customise Query

Allows you to build your own scoring query using the Elasticsearch query language.

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Nested Field Support

Support for nested fields, for data models that require joins.

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Custom Facet Aggregations

Build your own Facets using Elasticsearch aggregations.

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Relevance made simple

Query rules allows you to customize the behavior of the search experience. You can use query rules to boost or filter results, or to change the ranking of results, based on a set of conditions.