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Install a Starter Store App Powered by Algolia and Cosmic JS

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@carsoncgibbonsCarson Gibbons

Cosmic JS Co-Founder

Chris Overstreet just published a fantastic article in the Cosmic JS Community demonstrating how to sync Algolia with Cosmic JS to provide fast and powerful search functionality for projects. He built an example application using React, Redux and Node.js that utilizes Cosmic JS Webhooks to integrate with Algolia to power search for the application.

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Starter Store App
Starter Store App Demo
Starter Store App Codebase
Connecting Algolia to Cosmic JS for Awesome Search Functionality

Step 1: Create a New Bucket

Step 2: Install the Starter Store App

Install via the Cosmic JS CLIย 
Run the following code, one line at a time, in your preferred command line tool. Go to the Cosmic CLI NPM page for more info.

Please note that this is not a turn-key solution for an e-commerce site. It is missing some features that you would need (like payment processing). If youโ€™re interested in adding search to your Cosmic JS project, though, check out the source code. This could be a great starting point for your project!

Cosmic JS is empowering blended teams of developers and non-technical editors to build apps faster and manage content more nimbly on a light-weight stack. Installing example applications is a great way to prototype and get familiarized with easy content modeling examples within your Bucket Dashboard. To install the Starter Store App from the Cosmic JS Community, Sign Up.

Cosmic JS is an API-first cloud-based content management platform that makes it easy to manage applications and content. If you have questions about the Cosmic JS API, please reach out to the founders on Twitter or Slack.

Carson Gibbons is the Co-Founder & CMO of Cosmic JS, an API-first Cloud-based Content Management Platform that decouples content from code, allowing devs to build slick apps and websites in any programming language they want.

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