Magento 2 Solr Facet

Magento 2 Solr Facet

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

Solr Facet

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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