This module provides a Services resource that enables a remote application to search for content and users on your site using Drupal core's search features. It's developed for Services 7.x-3.x as a reimplementation of the search service that was available in Services 6.x-2.x. If someone wants to help maintain this project going forward, they're more than welcome!


  • Services 7.x-3.x
    (The 3.0 version is incompatible with Services 7.x-3.2 and later. Please use the -dev version and report your results here.)


To expose your site's search feature as a JSON REST service, follow these steps:

  1. Create a new Services endpoint with a path of your choice, e.g. services. Choose the REST server.
  2. Edit the endpoint's resources and check search_node and/or search_user.
  3. Edit the server settings and choose JSON as formatter.
  4. Try the service's URLs in a browser:
    • for content search.
    • for content search with a simpler result format.
    • for user search.


Based on the search service in the 6.x version of Services. Development supported by RFSU (Swedish Association for Sexuality Education) and SthlmConnection.

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