How LiftIgniter works in a nutshell (Web)
There are mainly 2 things associated with your webpage, your
Item (Article/Video/Product/etc.) and how users interact with those pieces of content (
Integrating the LiftIgniter
Beacon to your webpage will allow you to do 3 things as soon as someone opens up your webpage.
- Collect the information about
Itemon your webpage (things such as URL, title, and description along with whatever information you wish to provide us).
- Detect user
Activitiessuch as how long the user engaged with your
Itemuser viewed, and what kind of recommendations are being shown to the user.
- Provide recommendations based on user's current
- Overall flow of data can be represented as:
As you see, information regarding your contents and user activity is sent to
LiftIgniter API Server, which pipelines the data into LiftIgniter that does realtime Machine Learning and Data Analysis.
When you ask our
Beacon for a recommendation, it will query the
Model (recommendation) server for a recommendation while providing some general behavior information about the user. Based on these behaviors, the
Model server will reference
LiftIgniter for what kind of
Items are available on your website, and picks the most appropriate
Item for the specific user viewing your webpage.
LiftIgniter REST API
If you are planning to use LiftIgniter in a more sophisticated way (maybe for a
mobile application or integration to your
In that case, you can use our
REST API and the documentations can be found here.