Lucene Search

Search-plugin replacing standard nopCommerce search function with search based on Lucene search engine.

Features:

This plugin seamlessly replaces the standard nopCommerce search functionality by utilizing Lucene - powered indexing and search capabilities to your store. This plugin:

  • Replaces the default nopCommerce search.
  • Is based on the powerful and flexible Lucene search engine.
  • Search parameters can be any combination of the following categories.
    • product properties
    • product attributes
    • specification attributes
    • product tags
  • For each search parameter, specify fuzziness and boost.
  • Specify stop words.
  • Only products with the checkbox "Visible Individually" ticked are indexed.
  • All search parameters specified by the user are included in the search results.
  • New products are automatically added to the index.
  • Updated products are automatically updated in the index.
  • Deleted products are automatically removed from the index.
  • Scheduled process for full indexing.
  • Quick and easy installation.

How to use:

Install it and open page ”Catalog -> Lucene search options.

  • Name: provide of search term that you wish to configure
  • Attribute Type: choose type of the search terms:
    • product properties
    • product attributes
    • specification attributes
    • product tags
  • Boost: set relevance of a search term. Possible values are from 0 to 1, for example “0.5”. The higher the boost factor, the more relevant the term will be.
  • Fuzziness: sets the degree of acceptable spelling mistakes. Possible values are from 0 to 1. The higher the fuzziness factor, the less forgiving the search is with regard to misspelling.
  • Is Analyzed: if checked, the search term will be analyzed for boost and fuzziness.
  • Is Enabled: if checked, the search term will be used in the search.
  • Stop words: comma separated list of words that will be excluded from the search.

Configure search options:

Provide stop words:

How to install:

  1. Upload the unzipped plugin to the /plugins folder in your nopCommerce directory.
  2. Restart your application (or click Reload list of plugins button).
  3. Scroll down through the list of plugins to find the newly installed plugin.
  4. Click on the Install link to install the plugin.
  5. The plugin is displayed in the Plugins windows (Configuration → Plugins → Local Plugins).
  6. When you have installed the plugin, a new page appears Configuration -> Plugins -> IDP Solutions licenses. Open the page, press button Upload license and upload the file licens.dat that you received when you ordered the plugin.

Supported versions:

nopCommerce 3.80, 3.90

Demo:

Demo for this plugin is available at: http://demo.nopcommerce.nu

To test plugin "Lucene Search":

  • Go to http://demo.nopcommerce.nu
  • Log in with the following credentials: email "demo@nopcommerce.nu" password "demo"
  • Click on "Administration".
  • Click on "Catalog".
  • Click on "Lucene search options". Here you can test to change search options. You can test to provide different "Boost" and "Fuzziness" values. To disable a search option, just uncheck its corresponfding boxes: "Is Analyzed" and "Is Enabled".
  • Go to the public store and search for products in the field "Search store".

 

Questions? Comments? Contact us:

Do you miss some functionality in this plugin?

nopmarket@nopcommerce.nu

Read about our licenses here 

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Lucene Search 3.90
Search-plugin replacing standard nopCommerce search function with search based on Lucene search engine.
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$248.75 incl tax
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Lucene Search 3.80
Search-plugin replacing standard nopCommerce search function with search based on Lucene search engine.
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$248.75 incl tax
$123.75 incl tax