Getting started

This guide will lead you through setting up the Search API module, explain basic concepts and explain how to use its most common features.

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Glossary

This page explains some of the lingo specific to the Search API.

First steps

Initial steps for module installation and configuration

HowTo: Add a server

Go to Search API's adminstration page at Administration > Configuration > Search and metadata > Search API (or http://example.com

HowTo: Add an index

Go to Search API's adminstration page at Administration > Configuration > Search and metadata > Search API (or http://example.com

Data alterations and processors

This page lists and shortly explains all data alterations and processors currently available. Unless otherwise noted, they are part of the

Service classes and features

This page explains the Search API concept of features and lists all known service classes currently available.

Search forms and results pages

Creating search forms and results pages with the Search API

Common pitfalls

This page lists the pitfalls most commonly encountered by new users, to hopefully minimize the people falling into them in the future.

Frequently asked questions

Answers to frequently asked questions or encountered problems

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