Answers API

Build directly on top of the Answers REST API if you want to configure your frontend completely from scratch, or if you want to use Answers for a completely separate use case, like a chatbot. The Answers API is a great option for you if you are looking for complete flexibility, want to build Answers outside of web apps, or want to use Answers in a non-JavaScript language.

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Open Up New Use Cases

With the Answers API, your projects can go beyond the traditional frontend experience with a search bar and results page. For example, a chatbot is a modern, interactive tool that lets your users feel heard. Combine this user-friendly frontend experience with the power of AI Search for a fresh, new way to get users the answers they need.

Endpoints for Universal Search, Vertical Search, and Autocomplete

The Answers API has multiple endpoints so that you can utilize all of the search technology and algorithms that power AI Search results. Search across verticals with Universal Search or let users deep dive into one area with Vertical Search. Plus, your search bar can ping the Answers API live as a user is typing to enable autocomplete.

Guides & Documentation

It's never been easier for developers to build amazing projects on top of Yext's platform. Guides, learning modules, and documentation are available to help you make the most out of the Answers API.

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