Before this module can be of any use, you will have to create a FTS index of your desired field data (see chapter "What is indexing" for more information about indexing itself). This chapter is a step-by-step guide on how to create a FTS index.
First navigate to the main overview page of this module: admin/config/search/postgresql-fts, then click on "+ Add a FTS index":
In this chapter I will explain what "indexing" is within a PostgreSQL full text search setting and how this module goes about creating such a "FTS index".
As said on the introduction page, a full text solution most convert your passages of text (field data in our case) into something else in order for it to perform full text searches. This "something else" in PostgreSQL is called a tsvector - a data type specially designed to hold processed lexemes.
This is the main (end-user) documentation for the PostgreSQL Full Text Search module, explaining how this module works, how to setup and manage your FTS indexes, how to manage your database indexes and how to use Views to leverage the power of full text within your Drupal installation.
Note: Since the module is still in early stages of development, consider these pages to shift as new features are added, bugs are fixed or simply functionality is optimized.
Before we dive into a hands-on approach, a bit of background:
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