Configuring Brave Search in Quivr

Integrating Brave Search into Quivr enhances your search capabilities by leveraging the privacy-focused search engine. This guide will walk you through the process of obtaining a Brave Search API key and configuring it in Quivr.

Step 1: Create a Brave Search Account

To use Brave Search’s API, you first need to create an account with Brave Search. Follow these steps:

  1. Visit Brave Search and click on the “Sign Up” button.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to create your account.

Step 2: Obtain the API Key

Once you have a Brave Search account, you can obtain an API key:

  1. Log in to your Brave Search account.
  2. Navigate to the API section (this might be located in your account settings or developer settings).
  3. Generate a new API key for your application. Note this key as you will need it for the next step.

Step 3: Configure the BRAVE_SEARCH_API_KEY in Quivr

With your Brave Search API key in hand, you can now configure it in Quivr:

  1. Open your Quivr project’s .env file.

  2. Add the following line to the file:


    Replace your_brave_search_api_key_here with the actual API key you obtained from Brave Search.

  3. Save the .env file.


You have successfully integrated Brave Search into Quivr. Your searches will now leverage the privacy-focused and efficient search capabilities of Brave Search.

For any issues or further configuration options, refer to the Brave Search API documentation or contact Quivr support.