Creating a Custom Search Engine with TypeSense
TLDR Tim asked if TypeSense could be used to make a custom search engine. Jason explained that it's possible for JSON-documents, but they'd need a separate crawler. They suggested a Gatsby plugin as a potential solution.
May 16, 2021 (30 months ago)
But given that it's a Gatsby plugin, it goes off of a local build directory of static HTML files.
It could be used to build a more generic crawling use case on top
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Building Website Search Engine with Typesense
andy inquired about examples of live sites using Typesense for website link search. Jason suggested the search bar on Typesense's docs site as a reference.
Understanding Typesense's Functionality and Usage as a Search Engine
Tim asked about Typesense's function as a DB storage. Jason clarified Typesense functions primarily as a search engine and is not meant to be a primary data store. They also discussed data management strategies using Typesense. Joe provided further insight and recommended resources.
Typesense Capabilities and Troubleshooting Queries
A had issues with refinement lists and analytics in Typesense. Jason provided a possible solution and recommended the analytics widget. They clarified import size limits and helped identify a filter issue in A's query. Upgrade options are in Typesense's roadmap.