I need to update Solr schema for text highlighting using code.

What is the way to update Solr schema using code in Sitecore 10.3?

Since 'SolrProvider.GetHelper is obsolete'

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It's all described in Sitecore documentation here:


In shortcut:

  • You need to create your own ISchemaPopulateHelper implementation, best by overriding SchemaPopulateHelper, e.g.
public class CustomPopulateHelper : SchemaPopulateHelper
    public CustomPopulateHelper(SolrSchema schema) : base(schema)
  • And your own factory like:
public class CustomPopulateHelperFactory : IPopulateHelperFactory
    public ISchemaPopulateHelper GetPopulateHelper(SolrSchema solrSchema)
        return new CustomPopulateHelper(solrSchema);
  • Then register the factory in patch file:
<configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/">
        <processor type="Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.Pipelines.PopulateSolrSchema.PopulateFields, Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider">
       <param type="Documentation.Examples.CustomPopulateHelperFactory, Documentation.Examples" patch:instead="*[@type='Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.Factories.DefaultPopulateHelperFactory']"/>
  • It is helpful can you please suggest how can we get index name in this implementation Commented Aug 9, 2023 at 12:29
  • I answered your another question with detailed explanation. You can mark this answer as correct if it answered this question.
    – Marek Musielak
    Commented Aug 9, 2023 at 18:44

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