Shape a delightful search experience in a snap

An open-source, lightning-fast, and hyper-relevant search engine that fits effortlessly into your apps, websites, and workflow.
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    Why Meilisearch?

    The next generation of search

    Meilisearch is a flexible and powerful user-focused search engine that can be added to any website or application.

      Lightning fast

      Search-as-you-type returns answers in less than 50 milliseconds. That's faster than the blink of an eye!

      Plug ‘n play

      Deploy in a matter of minutes. Smart presets let you start searching through your data with zero configuration.


      Send data to Meilisearch however you want—no need to match a schema or convert your dataset to a compatible format.

      Typo tolerant

      Everyone makes mistakes! If typos break your search experience, many users will leave thinking what they were looking for just wasn't there.
      Open source

      Nothing good is built alone

      Join our welcoming and fast growing community.Browse on GitHub
      3000Servers in production
      23KDeveloper community
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      Start searching through your dataset in less than 5 minutes and quickly connect your codebase to Meilisearch with our official libraries.See all integrations
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      Meilisearch is designed to work out-of-the-box, no configuration needed. But we know every project is different, so we made it easy to customize your instance in just a few minutes.


      Enhance your user's search experience with custom filters and build a faceted search interface in a few lines of code.

      Geo search

      Search in the real world. No need for a PhD, we've got you covered.

      Language detection

      Meilisearch supports all languages and detects them automatically.

      Sort by

      Sort results based on price, date, or pretty much anything else your users need.

      Custom relevancy

      Let's break the rules. Use our default ranking rules or create your own.

      API keys

      Secure your data with API keys that allow fine-grained permissions management.
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      Open Source

      Did we tell you that everything we do is completely public? Start using Meilisearch now by downloading our open source version.

      You can also deploy Meilisearch on any cloud provider such as AWS, GCP or DigitalOcean with our integrations. Use Meilisearch however you want: it's all up to you.
      Get Started


      Need to go fast? Meilisearch Cloud takes care of everything so you just have to focus on the most important thing: making sure your users have a great search experience.

      Enter the waiting list for our Cloud beta by completing the form linked below.
      Apply for the beta

      The best developer

      At Meilisearch, we take the developer experience to heart. That's why we work hard to make our API self-explanatory and develop our SDKs to let you concentrate on what matters the most.
      DocumentationEvery developer knows there's nothing worse than outdated, disorganized, or incomplete documentation. Our team of technical writers works hard to ensure that our documentation isn't just accurate; it's exceptional.Documentation
      Developer HubEverything you need to help you with Meilisearch is here.
      • Release notes
      • Demos
      • Integrations
      • Playground
      • Contributor program
      Become a contributor

      Join the community

      Join our community and help us make fast and relevant search accessible to everyone. Whether you are a contributor, a user, or you just need answers to questions about Meilisearch, we are here for you.
      GitHubOpen issues and PRs, request new features, and vote on the ones that matter the most to you!Start contributing
      SlackJoin us on our team chat and ask questions!Join the discussion
      RoadmapCheck what we will be working on in the next few weeks!Open the roadmap
      Already 25k users have been convinced by Meilisearch. How about giving it a try?Get started