Sc101: Solr Cores

I'm sure you're aware that Solr is a search engine that help us search for content quickly. Sitecore 8.2 and below come pre-configured with Lucene.Net, which is also a search engine. Lucene.Net is more basic and has its limitations so more customers request or need a more capable search engine.┬áSitecore supports Solr, which is based … Continue reading Sc101: Solr Cores

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Setting up SXA Search Box with Solr Suggest

SXA is AWESOME! One of the features I personally liked is the built-in search functionality that requires minimal configuring and no coding (for most basic cases). In this blog post I will go through setting up the 'Search Box' component with Suggest functionality (predictive). I'm using Sitecore 9.0.1 with SXA 1.6 and Solr 6.6.2. Configuring … Continue reading Setting up SXA Search Box with Solr Suggest

Organizing Solr’s schema.xml for Sitecore using PowerShell

When setting up your Solr cores for the first time for a new project, several steps have to be done to prepare your schema.xml (or managed-schema). One of them is moving all <field> and <dynamicField> nodes under a new <fields> node and moving all <fieldType> nodes under a new <types> node. This process is very … Continue reading Organizing Solr’s schema.xml for Sitecore using PowerShell