SearchBlox

SearchBlox Developer Documentation

Welcome to the SearchBlox developer documentation. Here you will find comprehensive technical documentation to help you start working with SearchBlox as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

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Cheat Sheet

Operators in Search

Operator Description

Operator

Example

Wildcard Operator

    • Asterisk Operator
      ? - Question Operator

test\*
te?t_

Fuzzy Search Operator

~ - Tilde Operator

roam~

Proximity

~10 - Tilde with numeric Operators

“searchblox j2ee”~10

Exact Search Operator

"" - Double Quotes operator

“Old is gold"

OR Operator

OR

“searchblox server” OR elasticsearch

AND Operator

AND

searchblox AND j2ee

NOT Operator

NOT

“searchblox server” NOT j2ee

Plus Operator

    • Plus Operator

+searchblox j2ee

Prohibit Operator

  • -Minus Operator

"searchblox server” -j2ee

Fielded Search Operator

: -Colon Operator

keywords:news

Escape Operator

\

test\~

Fielded Search

Field

Description

Example

title

Title of the document

title: test

keywords

Keywords from the document

keywords: search

description

Description of the document

description: "This is test"

url

URL of the document

url: "https://www.searcblox.com"

content

content of the document

content: searchblox content

contenttype

File type of the document

contenttype: pdf

meta data

custom fields index from html, files or databases

author: Stephan

Grouping

combination of SearchBlox and custom fields can be provided in fielded search

title: test AND author: Stephen AND keywords:search

+travel +world +(title:news)

((world AND travel) OR keywords:news) AND cnn

Sample Search Queries

Search Query

Find the documents with

searchblox test

If default=OR
contain the words searchblox or test.
If default=AND
contain the words searchblox or test.

enterprise (contenttype:word OR contenttype:excel OR contenttype:msg)

contain the word enterprise and have the file types as word, excel, or msg.

"Enterprise Search"

contain the exact expression Enterprise Search.

Enterprise AND Search

contain the words Enterprise and Search.

("Enterprise" OR "Search") AND "SearchBlox"

contain the word Enterprise or Search and the word SearchBlox.

SearchBlox NOT test

contain the word SearchBlox but not the word test.

(Wellness^2.0 OR help) AND learning

contain Wellness or help and learning. The occurrence of Wellness is twice as strong rated as other terms.

+Enterprise +Search

contain the words Enterprise and Search.

Enterprise Search +SearchBlox

contain the word Enterprise or Search and the word SearchBlox.

+(Enterprise Search) +SearchBlox

contain either Enterprise or Search and SearchBlox

SearchBlox -test

contain the word SearchBlox but not the word test.

Updated about a year ago


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