There are a number of websites on the internet which have included searchable hadith facilities for the public. Some contain more hadith books than others, and the quality of the search functions also vary. Considering the vast volumes of hadith literature available, it is a massive task to incorporate them all into searchable facilities. May Allah reward them for their efforts.
Below are a few of the best hadith search websites on the internet. Please feel free to contact us with any other websites you feel should be added to the list.
Islamic Network – Excellent quality search site for Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood, and Imam Malik’s Muwatta
aHadith – Lower quality search feature but with more scholars including Bukhari, Muslim, Abu Dawood, Imam Malik’s Muwatta, Tirmidhi, al-Nasai’s al-Sughra, Ibn Majah, and Imam Nawawi’s 2 famous books of Riyad-us-Saliheen and 40 Hadith.
Sunnah.com – In terms of results, this may be the best hadith search site online. It also features the largest number of books, including Bukhari, Muslim, Imam Malik’s Muwatta, Riyad-us-Saliheen and 40 Hadith by Imam Nawawi, 40 Hadith Qudsi, Shama’il Muhammadiyah, Abu Dawood, Tirmidhi, and al-Nasai. Additionally, the suggest feature they have is both fast and useful.