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Advanced Search by My Solr Server

A WordPress plugin that replaces the default WordPress search with a lot of benefits


A Solr server 3.6.0 or > installed and configured with the provided schema.xml file. This file is configured for English content. Update this file according to your content language.

In order to have spell checking work, in your solrconfig.xml file, check :

  1. the spellchecker component have to be correctly configured :

    <lst name="spellchecker"> <str name="name">default</str> <str name="field">spell</str> <str name="spellcheckIndexDir">spellchecker</str> <str name="buildOnOptimize">true</str> </lst>

  2. the request handler includes the spellchecker component

    <arr name="last-components"> <str>spellcheck</str> </arr>

If you are using "Solr for WordPress" WordPress plugin, deactivate and uninstall it.


  1. Upload the advanced-search-by-my-solr-server folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Go in Advanced Search by My Solr Server settings page ("Advanced Search by My Solr Server"), configure the plugin and Load your blog content in Solr ("Load Content" button)

Customize the plugin display

The plugin uses the template files located in the template directory. You can implement your own template files by copying theses files with a new name terminating by "_custom" (for instance, the file mss_search.php is copied as mss_search_custom.php). These new files can be located in the plugin's template directory or in your theme's main directory.

Requires: 3.0.0 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.5.2
Last Updated: 4 years ago
Active Installs: 200+


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