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Indexing documents with Find


Hi there!

Can anybody explain in a simple way how Find indexes documents (pdf, doc)? Are search queries matched against document content or just metadata? We have a site that uses Find and for certain queries documents that are not a match neither on the title nor in the content are returned. I'm new to Find so I'm a bit clueless on where the problem is. There's no customization done in code regarding the indexing and searching of just documents.

Thanks in advance


Sep 12, 2016 16:38

Find will index the content of the document and search against it for types like doc, docx, ppt, pptx and so on.

To make Find index document I thought that it was done by default, but otherwize it is simple to do, read more about it here:

If you like to index only documents that are visible on the site, follow my blog post here:

Sep 12, 2016 16:54

Thanks Henrik, I'll check the links out!

Sep 13, 2016 14:37

Hi in previous version like 8 - 9 of Find I used an indexing convention init module adding this:


I remember adding a feature pointing out wich page the document was held by.

If you want searchhighlight in files that was the only way to go.

But this required Unified search.


Sep 15, 2016 9:26
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