Questions tagged [index]

Index can be defined as, A database or file where information (after being collected, parsed and processed) is stored to allow for quick retrieval. All questions about search indexes including Lucene indexes, SOLR indexes or Coveo indexes should use this tag.

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Why we should not use fast queries in Sitecore

As per blogs and best practices of Sitecore, its advised that fast queries should be avoided. The reason for that is fast queries will directly access the DB and fetch the results which causes ...
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Sitecore 9.3 with solr - Computed field is not showing up in index, nor is ComputeFieldValue executed

I think I may be missing an important piece of information, but I am currently trying to get a computed field to show up in my Solr index. I did not have any issues doing this in Sitecore 7.5 with ...
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Custom index was not found error in in Azure Paas Content Delivery

My custom index "custom_index" was not found error is coming in Sitecore 8.2 on the Azure Paas CD environment. But the same custom_index is accessible in the CM environment. I'm using the Azure ...
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Sitecore SOLR core pointing to different core directory

I have setup the SOLR with switch on rebuild configuration. But after setting it up I am facing a weird issue like my SOLR web index core is pointing to different SOLR index directory. Let me explain, ...
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sitecore_web_index index is not getting updated upon publish on remote Solr servers

I am hoping to understand the cause of this and hopefully find a solution - I have looked at every possible solution, but haven't been able to fix it. Sitecore v10.0.2 using Solr 8.4. In my current ...
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Custom Index Update uses all the memory

I have a case on a sitecore project . I have an import function which takes a folder structure from disk and transforms it in an items tree in sitecore. This executes with EventDisabler on because ...
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Lucene Tokenised field starts with

I'm trying to replicate a lucene query of +_name:mat* +_name:butl* which works in Luke, but the Sitecore linq produces +spanFirst(SpanWildcardQuery(_name:mat*), 1) +spanFirst(SpanWildcardQuery(...
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When do indexes get rebuilt automatically in Sitecore?

To my knowledge, indexes get rebuilt automatically when a Content Author performs a Smart Publish and/or a Full Republish in Sitecore. That functionality does not seem to functioning as intended as we ...
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Solr SearchResultItem indexer does not resolve dynamic field name on custom index

Background: Sitecore 8.2.6, SOLR 5.4.1 I need to use class indexer to resolve field name for SOLR. To simplify issue description let me provide next code snippet: var fieldName = ..method parameter....
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Programmatically boost items in an index does not work

I have this code: public class ResolveDemoBoostFactor : BaseResolveItemBoostPipelineProcessor { public override void Process(ResolveItemBoostArgs args) { Assert.ArgumentNotNull(...
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"Lock held by this virtual machine" exception with Solr 6.6.1

For a customer i created a solution based on CMS Sitecore 8.2.7. The architecture is hosted on MS Azure infrastructure and basically consists of a Content Management VM (Windows Server 2016), two ...
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Could not create instance of type: Sitecore.ContentSearch.SolrProvider.SolrSearchIndex. No matching constructor was found

I'm trying to set up a local instance of an existing Sitecore 9.2 site. It's using Solr 7.5.0, and I set it up through SIA. When I try to load my site I get the following error: Could not create ...
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Warning message: 'GUID' field of 'GUID' item is skipped: field name is missed

In all of our environments, any time there is an index update to our Azure Search indexes, we see the following WARN message logged repeatedly (many thousands of times): 06:11:06 WARN [Index=...
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Solr cloud collection sitecore_web_index occasionally has multiple versions of an item in the index

We are running Solr 5.5.4 and Sitecore 8.2.3. Our collection for the web index occasionally has multiple versions of an item in it. This is causing problems with some of our older search queries ...
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Unable to map sxatags_sm field to model

I have indexed my content in the SOLR 8.8.2 and the tags available on those items are being pushed in the SOLR as below: { "description_t_en":"Lorem Ipsum is simply dum", &...
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Publish events don't trigger indexing

I was using Sitecore 8.2 then upgraded to Sitecore 9.3, after the upgrade process, when I publish any item, I noticed that the index is not updated, I must trigger a full rebuild for the index to be ...
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SXA Filter API ignore the custom index

I'm using Sitecore 9.1 and SXA 1.8, I've created custom index for my site and it's working fine, the SXA OOB Search results API is using the custom index which is right But the SXA OOB Search filters ...
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Sitecore9.3 Index Update Jobs Stuck

We are getting issue in Sitecore Index while publishing. When we checked Jobs found there are multiple sitecore index and custom index in "running state". And due to this item which we are publishing ...
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Could not create instance of type: Sitecore.ContentSearch.Azure.CloudSearchProviderIndex. No matching constructor was found

Currently in progress of upgrading from Sitecore 8.1 to 8.2 update 7. So I'm currently converting existing indexes from luecene to Azure search, I have done all the basic steps like, disabling all the ...
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Finding root of a current index

Is there a way to get the index root. I am able to find the current index using the following code indexService.GetContentIndexName() How can I get the current Root defined inside the index ?
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How to get dynamic Summary or short description from Solr index

I am constructing a listing page by querying Solr Index where I am getting [Title], [Summary], [Published Date], [Body] etc., The Solr index is returning all the indexed fields and so far so good. ...
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Broken local environments - media library search, experience editor, can't rebuild index / indices

Three local Sitecore environments have several core functionalities that don't work as expected despite having little or no recent changes. Media library search fails giving the error message: "...
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$name is getting indexed

We are on Sitecore 10.1 and Solr 8.4. We are using Filter (Checklist) component and found out $name is showing on the page. Upon checking the Solr, the $name is getting indexed as well. This is the ...
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What are scenarios to use Sitecore.Web.Index? [closed]

Sitecore.Master.Index is use for various search functionalities in CM environment. Sitecore.Web.Index is use in CD environment. Except search what are scenarios to use this index?
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Unable to remove CM URL from Google Search console [duplicate]

One of our News article pages is appearing with the CM URL in Google Search results instead of having a CD URL and even after adding "noindex,nofollow" meta tags the page still appears. This ...
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SXA indexes are populated with limited document count only

I am facing a weird issue like if I index sitecore_sxa_master_index and sitecore_sxa_web_index then popup shows all items indexed successfully and no error is coming in either siteore logs or SOLR ...
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Can rebuilt index take my site down [closed]

Some of my pages are not appearing in search results. I tried publish the page but that doesn't work. I think I need to rebuild the index. I am being cautious here, will my site go down until rebuild ...
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Solr - Can I change the "_indexname" field from "string" to "lowercase" using config files?

I've realized that since Sitecore 10.1 the Solr "_indexname" field is a "lowercase" instead of a "string" as it used to be. Is it possible to override its type in lower ...
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Adding _semantics field into Solr

I am implementing _Semantics field in the Solr index <fieldNames hint="raw:AddFieldByFieldName"> <field fieldName="customtags" returnType="text" /> </...
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SOLR cores not available after sitecore XC installation

I have installed Sitecore 9.0.2 on azure with Commerce 9.0.3 version. I tried to install this Sitecore XC with SOLR and installation was successful without any errors. When I tried to access the ...
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SXA Custom index not used by Search Results component

Following the SXA documentation Configure SXA indexing, I have created my custom indexes : Then I have created a patch config file for the corresponding index definitions. On a page I use a ...