Address auto-completion with Algolia Places

To increase your conversion rate and improve your visitors’ shopping experience, you can opt for address auto-completion. Its goal? To allow your customers to fill out their delivery address quicker.

The customer begins typing, and the right address is automatically suggested. They save time and avoid typos!

 

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Our auto-completion tool is powered by Algolia Places technology. It is preinstalled on every WiziShop store, and is free up to 1,000 requests per day.
 

What do I do if I need more than 1,000 requests per day?

If you have a lot of traffic and need over 1,000 auto-completion requests per day, Algolia may offer you up to 100,000 requests per month for free if you simply sign up on their website. You can then opt for a $0.40 plan for each additional 1,000 requests.

To create your Algolia account: https://www.algolia.com/places. Click on Start free.

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Once your Algolia account is created, you can add the Places application. In the Places app dashboard, choose the API Keys section. Copy your Application ID and the Search-Only API Key:
 
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💡 Note that if you exceed 1,000 requests per day and don't have an Algolia account, auto-completion will simply no longer be active on your shop until the next day, when your daily limit resets. 

If you do create an account, your ID and key will have to be entered in a dedicated section in WiziShop. Go to Settings (cogwheel) > Store settings. In the Ordering process tab, Algolia Places Keys section, paste your Application ID and your API key:
 
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Note :

  • Your customers may edit the auto-completed information during the order process. If additional address information is necessary for example, your customer may easily change their information.
  • Algolia will only offer address auto-completion for the countries you have set up on your store. For example, if you only offer delivery in the US and one of your customers residing in the UK fills out their address, Algolia will not suggest any corresponding address, as the order cannot be delivered to the UK. 

💬 Do not hesitate to contact your Business Coaches if you have any questions!