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Internal search without Epi find?


On Episerver 11 and earlier you could use EPiServer.Search.IndexingService to index content for the internal search in the edit mode if the site didn't have Episerver.Find but since that package isn't supported anymore is there another way to make the internal search work?

This is for a site that's hosted on-prem without Find.

Sep 01, 2023 14:45

Check out this updated package:

Sep 03, 2023 6:01

Great, thank you! Should I also install this ( When I try to run the Scheduled job "Optimizely Basic Search Content Indexing Job" I only get "Sequence contains no elements" so there's probably some configuration missing.

Sep 04, 2023 6:57

I think that is  optional, please refer to this link for documentation:

I see that «11» is part of the URL, but it's linked from the CMS 12 documentation:

Sep 04, 2023 8:40

Hmm, in they even mention that I should install Episerver.Search but that package has a dependency to Episerver.Framework >= 11 && <= 12 so that's a no go.

Sep 04, 2023 13:00

episerver/content-search-lucene ( the code is now even open source so you can use just that.

the doc is out of date. I believe EPiserver.Search is used as a server while can be used for the client. both can now be obtained from above link (.net 6/7 compatible) 

Sep 04, 2023 13:40

Stupid question; can I copy Episerver.Search.IndexingService and use it as a project in my solution or do I have to setup another site that's used as an indexing server?

Sep 05, 2023 7:38

I believe you can include indexingservice in your solution, and should probably do that as well. the reason is that if you set up another site for indexing server it could be complicated with licensing. disclaimer: I'm not an expert on indexingservice and it's been a long time since I last touched it. 

Sep 05, 2023 9:24
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