Build large-scale custom search engines
Build your custom web, image or news search engine. Choose the domains you'd like to search - be it 10 or 10,000 - and our engine will crawl and index them in seconds. All starting at just $0.3 for 1,000 search requests.
Sign up now to get 10,000 requests per month for free.
Build Your Engine in 2 Easy Steps
Add a list of domains
You can copy-paste domains or upload a file of all the domains you'd like your new engine to crawl and index.
Set it up
Customize any part of your engine to make it look - and behave - the way you need it to.
Choose Your Domain Scope
Add 10 sites or 10,000, and our engine will automatically crawl, index and search every single page on those sites in a matter of minutes. We also offer news- and image-search flavors of Custom Search, so you can find whatever you need, fast.
Custom News Search
Build a custom news engine with just a few lines of code. Add a list of news sites and blog you'd like to search, and our engine will crawl and index them.
Financial news search, Crypto news search, Oil news search
Custom Image Search
Building an image search engine with Custom Search is easy: simply add a list of image-heavy sites and enter your query. Our engine will scour alt tags and metadescriptions to find the most relevant images for your search query.
Stock photo search, Product image search
Custom Web Search
Feel free to add just your own site (and subdomains) to your engine - the simplest way to create a fully customizable, ad-free site search experience.
Personal blog search, e-Commerce store search
Every Feature You Need
Your engine is 100% yours to customize. Feel free to manipulate anything, including...
Change the colors of every aspect of your search engine, including the search field, button and results
Want to see results only? Sure thing. Two column setup? No problem.
Want Google-style search suggestions? Just flick the switch!
Change the list of domains you'd like to crawl at any time - simply upload a file!
We don't track our users and never store search requests
Filter any NSFW content with a flick of a switch
Compared to other leading Custom Search API providers, you'll get much more mileage, better versatility and accurate search results with ContextualWeb. If you're looking for a Free Custom Search API, look no further: we offer up to 10,000 requests/month free.
Google Custom Search
- ⛔️ Limited to 10 domains
- ⛔️ Ad-supported, limited free plan
- ⛔️ No privacy guarantee
ContextualWeb News API
- ✅ Unlimited domains
- ✅ 10,000 requests/month free
- ✅ Enterprise-grade security & privacy
- ⛔️ Limited domains
- ⛔️ 7-day limited free plan
- ⛔️ No privacy guarantee
All prices shown are true for 250,000 requests/month. In this scenario you would save $4,800 per month vs Bing, or $349 per month vs newsapi.org. Found a cheaper plan than ours? Let us know and we'll refund the difference.