You can add additional widgets to the sidebar by filling the sidebar option. It accepts an array of object, each object representing an Algolia widget, in order.

Below is the list of available options:

Key Usage Default value
title Title displayed in the sidebar ""
type Type of InstantSearch widget. Accepts either a string or a JavaScript widget? refinementList
options Options to pass to the underlying InstantSearch widget (see official documentation for details) {}
defaultValue Values to be pre-filled on initial page load null
hidden Called with the current page metadata. Do not render the widget if it returns true. () = { return false }