Elastic App Search

Advanced search made simple

Elastic App Search brings 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.

Download Elastic App Search (free)

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 7.16, curations powered by adaptive relevance reached beta, bringing intelligent, automated suggestions to curations for App Search deployments.

Any platform, any data, anywhere

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 data using the web crawler or one of the well-maintained API clients and start searching.

Relevant, tolerant

Powerful Search

Relevant, tolerant

Elastic App Search is 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.

Real-time data, actionable insights

Search Analytics

Real-time data, actionable insights

By giving you complete visibility into user behavior, Elastic App Search analytics can show you what needs improvement and how to meet your goals.

Your search, your way

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 rank.

  • 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.


Deploy your way


Scalable, powerful search

New to Elastic App Search? Try out a 2GB instance free on Elastic Cloud.

Resource-based pricing starting at $23/month

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Download and deploy

Rather run it on your own? Download and deploy free Elastic App Search.

Use cases

So what exactly can I do with Elastic App Search?

Elastic App Search 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 with Elastic App Search. And with its language-optimized engines, built-in analytics, and intuitive tuning interface, it doesn’t take much longer to make it the perfect fit for your app or website.

Robust APIs

Robust APIs

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

Language clients

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

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

Powerful relevance

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

Real-time analytics

Real-time analytics

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

Curated search

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 App Search offers powerful insight into the user search experience, and provides intuitive tools to improve globally or per-query.