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iOS Programming Cookbook by Hossam Ghareeb

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Chapter 14. App Search

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • App indexing using NSUserActivity
  • App indexing using Core Spotlight APIs

Introduction

With the marvelous amount of information we have today in web and mobile apps, searching becomes the best way to get to what you need accurately and in no time. Think of Google search you get all the information you need by typing simple words into the search field. Now, in iOS, users can get information about your app in search results, even if the app is not installed. When you make your app content searchable, users can access this content through Spotlight and Safari search results and Siri suggestions. Implementing app search for your app is very easy and straightforward; iOS provides ...

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