Read this blog on voice search Joomla for more information.
Voice search allows users to get search results by speaking their query instead of typing words. Natural Language Processing(NLP) is used to process and recognize what the user is saying. NLP is at the stage where it can provide extreme precision in recognizing the voice. Programs such as digital assistants, voice dialing are a great example of voice search
In this new era of digital assistants either it is Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, Google’s Home or Microsoft’s Cortana the primary way of interaction is through voice. This can be attributed as the biggest reason for their popularity and success as it is more convenient for a user to speak with an assistant than to type.
A rapid increase in the number of smartphones and other small Internat accessible mobile devices has significantly increased interest in voice search technology.
It becomes essential that modern websites support voice search backed with NLP to keep up with the changing standards. Here is how you can add a voice search to Joomla easily.
Steps to add Voice search
- Navigate to https://cse.expertrec.com/newuser?platform=cse and signup with your Google ID.
- Enter your website’s URL when prompted. You can select a server location near you and add the URL of your sitemap if you wish to. These will be auto-detected otherwise.
- You can play around with the settings and customize the UI as the crawl runs. Once it is complete, you can check out a fully functional demo before taking the search to your website.
- You can take the search to your website with little to no effort. All you need to do is to paste the code snippet available on the dashboard on your website.
ExpertRec comes with more customization options that you can explore. You can read this article to find a more detailed guide on the installation and configuration.