We've published 18 tutorials on Search API and Solr in Drupal. Learn about Drupal's built-in search capabilities and how to take your site's search to the next level with Apache Solr in this new series. You'll also learn how to set up your local development environment using Docker so that you can follow along. By the end of this series you'll have a firm grasp on concepts related to Search API and Solr in Drupal and how to configure the software for use on your Drupal 8 application.
- Why Solr?
- Plan a Solr Installation
- Use Solr Locally
- Solr Cores
- Install Search API
- Solr and Multiple Environments
- Create Search API Indexes
- Populate Search API Indexes
- Index Reference Fields
- Create Search Pages and Blocks with Views
- Multiple Search API Indexes
- Processors in Search
- Add Excerpts for Search Results
- Add Autocomplete to Search
- Filter Search Results
- Facets in Search
- Create a Facet
- Create a Facet using Taxonomy
About the author of these tutorials
Tess Flynn, also known as socketwench, is a devops engineer who has worked with Drupal for over a decade. She is the author of the Flag module for Drupal 8 and has given sessions at DrupalCons and DrupalCamps throughout the world on Drupal 8 development, Docker, and DevOps.
Next up, we'll be releasing a new guide based on our popular "Introduction to Theming" workshop. Watch for Hands-On Theming, a guide featuring practical exercises and video walkthroughs, to be published later this month.