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Smart Search & Instant Search

Smart Search & Instant Search

Developed by Searchanise

346 reviews
Price: From $0.00 / month Free Trial: 14 days More info
  • Smart & Instant Search to convert visitors into customers
  • Instant search suggestions and autocorrection + Navigation through collections
  • Improved search results page with unlimited filters + Merchandising

First search app that is not afraid to measure its effectiveness!

Read how to measure conversion and revenue effectiveness of your store search.

Interview with our client ZoobGear, that increased store conversion by 45% with Searchanise!

Smart Search — Better User Experience

Do you know that 70% of customers in average leave your store for another one, if they don’t find the right product within one minute? Marketing costs won’t pay back, if the standard store search doesn’t offer relevant products in a few seconds. What to do?

Convert Visitors into Customers

Smart & Instant Search will help to turn visitors into paying customers. When customers search in your store, an instant and responsive banner will show suggested products, collections, and content pages as they type.

Better User Experience — Better Sales

We’ve improved the user experience with store search. The app instantly offers your visitors a product from the first letters of request. We aim to make Smart & Instant Search the easiest and most effective app for you, which supports different languages and works great on every device.

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  • Search suggestions, live product previews, search autocomplete

  • Search through products, collections, and content pages, including blog posts

  • Live price and in-stock status

  • Spellcheck and typo correction

  • Mobile friendly

Full-Text Search Results

  • Results from products, collections, and pages

  • Unlimited number of customizable filters: price, availability, vendor, product type, tags and etc.

  • Filters by colours and sizes

  • Collection-based filters

  • “Did you mean” suggestions if nothing is found

  • Modern design that fits in any storefront

  • Optimized for mobile devices


  • Customize with built-in style editor and raw CSS

  • Hide products by in-stock status or tag

  • Edit or translate labels

  • Add banners and custom HTML into the instant search widget

More than Just Search

  • Track campaign effectiveness

  • Keyword-based redirects

  • Synonym dictionary

  • See the value of suggested products

  • Product merchandising

  • Navigation through product collections

Cross-platform and multi-lingual

  • Optimized for desktops, phones, and tablets

  • Supports Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, Greek, and Cyrillic

  • Pure CSS and JS, no additional plugins required


  • One-click install, no need to edit templates

  • Real-time indexation to keep the search results up-to-date

  • Get detailed, visualized search history since the first day

  • Support for up to 100k products

Support & Feedback

We are always there for you if you have questions or need help. We love our customers and will do anything we can to assist you.

If you have any difficulties with Searchanise, email us on feedback@searchanise.com. Our support team will respond within one business day, guaranteed!

Smart Search & Instant Search reviews

346 reviews
  1. 5 stars (328 reviews)
  2. 4 stars (14 reviews)
  3. 3 stars (2 reviews)
  4. 2 stars (2 reviews)
  5. 1 star (0 reviews)

Update Review: the developer contact back to me and offer the solution to the bug. After trying to find the replacement apps, the similar issue also occurs. 4-stars for resolution at the end.
There is a bug in the search box for the one using mobile devices. It has been 4 days and there is no resolution yet. If your customers mostly access your site via mobile devices keep away from this app. Uninstall mine now.


Nice app. Quite flexible. And powerful, even if sometimes a bit complicated to understand...
The dev team is nice and available to help on the issues.


Excellent. Helps customers to surf the site with ease and get exactly to what they are looking for


Excellent. Helps customers to surf the site with ease and get exactly to what they are looking for a kit faster. I just wish the mobile version was more fluent and not so big on the screen.


Nice app when it works well. However, sometimes, there are items missing and we will need to force re-index.

Otherwise, it's a good search tool.


Tested most apps with similar functionality. Smart Search is supporting Langify, so users can finally search in their own language (at least part of it). It is still strange to me that languages are not in the prime design of a shopping product. But Langify and Smart Search have overcome some of this together. Downside is that Smart Search itself is only in one language...


A very good search app. It is very product-centric. It has many good features that the basic shopify search does not have, like autocorrect, suggestions (while typing).

One feature which could be improved upon:
Even though it finds pages matching the search term, in the reports, it shows as zero, as no products were found.


Largely given the options (mainly this versus InstantSearch+), Searchanise is the best available search provider for Shopify.

Our main issue is that the app is still really weak/simplistic when it comes to search. For example, searching "table" on our store pulls up "table lamp" and "table clocks" as top results. Expected top results should be "dining tables" and "coffee tables". Trying to play with synonyms did not work, since it only applies to exact search strings.

In fact, InstantSearch+ seems to be slightly more intelligent since they're able to provide the proper results (emphasis on "slightly" since they failed some basic search tests elsewhere). However, the cost of Searchanise is far superior and they also have some core features that InstantSearch+ does not. InstantSearch+ seems to have had a head start and coasted at this point - and it shows. InstantSearch+'s overall dashboard and "feel" is outdated compared to Searchanise, which we hope will continue to improve.

Another point is customer service - the Searchanise team was very responsive and supportive of the few emails I sent. InstantSearch+'s service felt rather dismissive (a lot of one liners and ignoring some technical questions altogether).

Overall, both apps fall short of what's expected from a power search app. Searchanise wins on affordability, customer support, and a weak competitive field. We'd pay more if the search was more accurate, but, given current lack of core search accuracy, the app still falls short of its main purpose. For a great search example, a competitor like Wayfair's search bar perfectly reflects user intent within the furniture/decor industry (but who knows how many times more they've invested into their technology).


So far I really like this app, it's lightning fast, and really feels professional. Boom


Very powerful search app. Good service.

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