Use PowerShell script to install SOLR

We tried using a PowerShell script for SOLR installation and it works like a charm for us. So thought of sharing it with the Sitecore Community. This script reduces your efforts of below tasks:1. Downloading SOLR2. Downloading NSSM3. Adding Environment variables4. Creating Self-signed certificate5. Hosting SOLR as windows service6. Adding the host name in the … Continue reading Use PowerShell script to install SOLR

How to create SOLR cores on Azure hosted SOLR service?

In this blog, we will check 2 ways of creating the SOLR cores. How to create a core in SOLR with API? http://%5BYOUR SOLR SITE ADDRESS]/solr/admin/cores? action=CREATE&name=sitecore10demo_custom_index&instanceDir=sitecore10demo_custom_index&configSet=_default&dataDir=data Here are details about parameters – ParameterValueCommentsactionCREATECommand to create corenamesitecore10demo_custom_indexName of the coreinstanceDirsitecore10demo_custom_indexDirectory nameconfigSet_defaultConfigset to be useddataDirDataData directory How to create a core in SOLR manually? We can … Continue reading How to create SOLR cores on Azure hosted SOLR service?

Sitecore Introductory Training – Session III

Below video covers the Sitecore Introductory Training - Session 3, the topics that were covered are as follows: Creating custom Solr index Integrating & Indexing the custom index in Sitecore Implementing a Search functionality. I am planning to record all the topics separately to help the beginners to learn quickly. I will surely update everyone … Continue reading Sitecore Introductory Training – Session III

How to create a Custom Search Index in Sitecore 9.2

We create custom index for the below reasons: Fast responses. Index only content items which are required. Can change the indexing strategies based on the requirement. Manual indexing becomes easy because we don’t need to index whole tree to accommodate new items. Steps to create and index the new/custom search index Go to the SOLR … Continue reading How to create a Custom Search Index in Sitecore 9.2