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HTML Integration: Search Page (Legacy)

NOTE This section refers to a legacy feature which is only available to existing customers. New and existing customers looking to add personalization should refer to Search Page (JSON)

The search page displays the results of a keyword search performed by the customer.

How To Make This Code Work For You

Function Requirement
R3_COMMON.setApiKey('MY_API_KEY'); Replace MY_API_KEY with your site’s API key, a unique identifier for your account.
R3_COMMON.setBaseUrl(RRSERVER_URL); Set RRSERVER_URL to one of these values.

For initial development:


For production:


R3_COMMON.setSessionId('USER_SESSION_ID'); Replace USER_SESSION_ID with the session ID for the current user and session. The session ID is a crucial variable that allows Algonomy to track shopper behavior when they visit your site so recommendations can be generated. This parameter should remain the same from start to finish for a user’s shopping session.

Replace USER_ID with the user ID, a unique string to identify each user. All user behavior will be stored using this key. It is case-sensitive and should be the same UserId sent to {rr} in other applications.User IDs are often connected to email addresses, and can be directly linked to the login credentials a consumer uses to log into and buy products from the e-commerce site. To avoid sending personally identifiable information to Algonomy, you can use a hash of your site’s user ID (if, for example, your site uses email addresses as user IDs, then you should not send that information directly to Algonomy).

Note: if the USER_ID is unknown, leave it blank.

R3_SEARCH.setTerms('SEARCH_TERMS'); Replace SEARCH_TERMS with the search term or terms used to execute the search.
R3_COMMON.addItemId('ITEM_ID'); Replace ITEM_ID with an item ID (product ID) for a product returned in the search results. CallR3_COMMON.addItemId() up to 15 times to pass the product IDs of the first 15 products in the search results. Found products on search allows for the system to fall back if we cannot fill a strategy from the search term.

No changes are required.

This code enables the client to send the domain for click-through URL through the p13n_generated.js call if relative URLs are supplied in the feed. For example, if the domain calling our code is or, we can automatically redirect to the correct domain.

Sample Integration Code

Primary Code Block

<!-- Place this code inside the <body> element as close to the top as possible -->
<script src="//"></script>
<script charset="utf-8" type="text/javascript">
  var R3_COMMON = new r3_common();
  R3_COMMON.setUserId('1');  // if exists, set it; if not, set it as session ID
  // here's an example requesting recommendations for 3 page areas
  var R3_SEARCH = new r3_search();
  R3_SEARCH.setTerms('blue shoes');
  // for each item (LIMIT of 15) on the search page, iterate over the list  with the following setter:
  R3_COMMON.addItemId('ACW239845');  // if no user ID is available, please leave this blank

Placement-marker Code Blocks

<script charset="utf-8" type="text/javascript">
<!-- Page contents -->
<script charset="utf-8" type="text/javascript">
<!-- Page contents -->
<script charset="utf-8" type="text/javascript">

Flush Code Block

<script charset="utf-8" type="text/javascript"> rr_flush_onload();</script>​


  • The values in addPlacementType() should match the values in each r3_placement() call.
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