GetQuerySuggestions - Amazon Kendra


Fetches the queries that are suggested to your users.

GetQuerySuggestions is currently not supported in the AWS GovCloud (US-West) region.

Request Syntax

{ "IndexId": "string", "MaxSuggestionsCount": number, "QueryText": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The identifier of the index you want to get query suggestions from.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Fixed length of 36.

Pattern: [a-zA-Z0-9][a-zA-Z0-9-]*

Required: Yes


The maximum number of query suggestions you want to show to your users.

Type: Integer

Required: No


The text of a user's query to generate query suggestions.

A query is suggested if the query prefix matches what a user starts to type as their query.

Amazon Kendra does not show any suggestions if a user types fewer than two characters or more than 60 characters. A query must also have at least one search result and contain at least one word of more than four characters.

Type: String

Pattern: ^\P{C}*$

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "QuerySuggestionsId": "string", "Suggestions": [ { "Id": "string", "Value": { "Text": { "Highlights": [ { "BeginOffset": number, "EndOffset": number } ], "Text": "string" } } } ] }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


The unique identifier for a list of query suggestions for an index.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Minimum length of 1. Maximum length of 36.


A list of query suggestions for an index.

Type: Array of Suggestion objects


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 500


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400


HTTP Status Code: 400

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific AWS SDKs, see the following: