Searchly exposes ElasticSearch’s JSON API.

It is best to follow ElasticSearch’s API documentation to start with Searchly.

Multiple versions of Elastisearch are available at Searchly, therefore be sure to checkout the right version documentation of Elasticsearch.

Currently available we are supporting all avalilable major versions of Elasticsearch; 0.9, 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7

Searchly API url structure;


You can find your connection url at your dashboard.

For instance if your api key is “abcdefg123456” and you have created an index named 'articles', API url for this index can be seen below;

After signing up to Searchly, you can test basic features with ease.

$ curl -XPUT https://site:{apikey}

This command will create an index with given name 'articles' under your account.

Add a document to index:

$ curl -XPOST https://site:{apikey} -d '{ "name":"first article","owner": "me" }'
$ curl -XGET https://site:{apikey}


  • Searchly is running on Amazon Web Services US East and EU West region.

  • Dashboard is used for managing subscriptions, memberships and provides a GUI.

  • Rest Gateway is responsible for authorization and authentication of search requests.