Category: Search

Visual Search with Deep Learning

Search has long been an essential tool for Wayfair that enables users to discover products among millions. While we offer great text and faceted search, those features can only go so far. It can be difficult to precisely describe an item in mind, especially in a way search engines can……

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Better three-word searches with SOLR

We use the Apache SOLR search platform behind the scenes at Wayfair.  Sometimes, when vanilla SOLR doesn’t quite do what we want, we improve it for our purposes. When we suspect that others might have the same purposes, and we think that we have solved… Read more