Every time we need to display a new batch of information, we make a server request.
What generates a server request?
- Executing a search
We need to display a batch of ten results so we must make one server request to get those results
- Applying filters
When choosing a specific category/filter on the search results page, a request is generated
- Going to a new search page/loading more results (if using endless scroll)
Loading a new batch of results counts as a new request
- Reloading the search results page (also when going back/forward via the browser)
- Loading new autocomplete suggestions
As you type your search, we will load new autocomplete suggestions. Each time we load a new batch of suggestions, this counts as one server request.
- Landing on a 404 page
Every time a user lands on a 404 page that uses our Intelligent 404 module, that's a new server request.
Any time we show new results/autocomplete suggestions, we're making one server request, which is what we tally as searches.
Searches vs. autocomplete
Statistics show that, on average, there are 3 autocomplete request for every search request (=4 "searches").
View your search count breakdown
You can get an overview of your search usage in MyCludo - just go to My account, and under Search count, pick Breakdown: