Read this blog on Magento 2 Solr facet for more information.

If you are not familiar with Solr, it is one of the most popular search platforms available for your eCommerce needs. Solr is an open-source, blazing-fast, enterprise-level solution that incorporates Apache Lucene. It is famous for such features as:

  • dynamic clustering
  • support for hit highlighting
  • integration with database
  • rich document handling capabilities
  • faceted and geospatial search options

Magento 2 Enterprise Edition provides support for Solr – a robust catalog search engine option.

magento 2 solr facet
Taking a fork from Solr and starting a search project from scratch can be difficult and will involve heavy developer costs. When on a CMS like Magento, it is not advisable to take this approach. Instead, it is better to use a Solr based search extension like the one mentioned below.

How to Create a Search for Magento 2 Solr Facet

On Magento 2,  all that you need to do is install the ExpertRec site search extension from the marketplace. This will automatically replace your default search and add a search that has facets inbuilt. You can do further customization in the Expertrec Dashboard that comes along with the plugin.

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