Search applications

Advanced search made simple

Bring the focused power of Elasticsearch to your company website, ecommerce site, or apps with a refined set of APIs and intuitive dashboards. Get seamless scalability, tunable relevance controls, thorough documentation, well-maintained clients, and robust analytics to build a leading search experience for your customers.

Learn how to add rich, relevant search to your apps and websites with Elastic App Search.

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See how to use Search UI to build premium search experiences.

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Increase self-service success and help agents find content faster with Elastic Enterprise Search.

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In 8.2, use time-saving relevance-tuning and analytics tools with existing Elasticsearch indices without the need to migrate or update data structures.

  • Effortless Indexing

    Any platform, any data, anywhere

    With schemaless ingestion and an intuitive dashboard you'll be up and querying in no time. Just index your Elasticsearch data, or use the web crawler, or one of the well-maintained API clients and start searching.

  • Powerful Search

    Relevant, tolerant

    Build search backed by Elasticsearch, with relevance models optimized for real-life search. Take advantage of typo-tolerance, stemming, bigrams, and more, all out of the box.

  • Search Analytics

    Real-time data, actionable insights

    Get complete visibility into user behavior with analytics that show you what needs improvement and how to meet your goals.

  • Relevance Tuning

    Your search, your way

    Use an intuitive interface to calibrate search relevance. Create synonym sets, reorder results for a given query, and assign weights and boosts to fine-tune the overall precision.

Convenient crawling

The Elastic web crawler

Efficiently index and sync all your website content. Just set the schedule, add a few rules if you’d like, and let the web crawler do all the hard work behind the scenes.


Independent Research

How Elastic Enterprise Search stacks up

See what the leading independent industry research analysts have to say. Download the complimentary reports for a full overview of the search space and how Elastic ranks.

  • Elastic named a Challenger in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Insight Engines

    As a new entrant to the report, we're excited to be recognized as a Challenger. Find out more about our placement and our unique approach to powerful, modern search for your workplace, websites, and apps.

  • Elastic named a Leader in the Forrester Wave: Cognitive Search, Q3, 2021

    See why Forrester said, "Its sweet spot is for enterprises that want fast, friendly, and affordable cognitive search based on the software phenom Elasticsearch." Find out more by downloading the complimentary report today.

Use cases

So what exactly can I build?

Elastic is as flexible in implementation as it is in application. Search through any data from any application using any interface. The only limit is your imagination.

  • Websites and portals
  • Ecommerce
  • Mobile app search
  • Geo search
  • Customer support

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Powerful from the start, better every day

With flexible APIs and preconfigured relevance models, it doesn't take long to get started. And with its language-optimized engines, built-in analytics, and intuitive tuning interface, it doesn't take much longer to build search for your app or website.

  • Robust APIs

    Use powerful, adaptable, intuitive APIs for indexing, searching, managing your search engine, and more.

  • Language clients

    Just index your data using one of the well-maintained API clients — spanning multiple languages and platforms. And easily add search using Search UI.

  • Web crawler

    The web crawler is a simple-to-use yet powerful tool for easy indexing and syncing of all your web content.

  • Powerful relevance

    Take advantage of typo-tolerance, bigrams, adaptive relevance, and more, right out of the box.

  • Real-time analytics

    Leverage invaluable insight into user behavior to curate a better search experience.

  • Curated search

    Use weights, boosts, and synonyms to make the search experience unique to your application.


Continuous improvement

Searches and clicks are the clearest expression of what your audience and customers want. Elastic offers powerful insight into the user search experience, and provides intuitive tools to make global or per-query improvements.