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Welcome to the Apache Solr Wiki

Table of Contents

Solr Documentation

Official documentation for the latest release of Solr can be found on the Solr website. Of particular note is the Solr Reference Guide which is published by the project after each minor release.




Using Solr

Installation and Configuration

Search and Indexing


When you are ready to scale beyond a single node, see SolrCloud. For information on individual Application Servers, or stand-alone deployments, see the list of options on the Solr Installation page.


Tips, Tricks and Use Cases

Solr Clients

  • IntegratingSolr - includes information about accessing Solr from a variety of programming languages and existing third party applications.

Operations and Production

User-contributed content

  • Translations - Unofficial translations of the official documentation, in hope of easing the review process.
  • (warning) :TODO: (warning) How to implement basic indexing in Tomcat

How to edit this Wiki

This Wiki is a collaborative site where anyone can contribute and share, however due to to excessive link spam only confirmed humans are allowed to edit pages – the process of confirming you are human however is really easy:

  • Create an account by clicking the "Login" link at the top of any page, and picking a username and password.
  • Contact a member of the wiki admin and ask to be added to the ContributorsGroup. All requests needs to include the wiki username you chose, and can request made via...
    • The #solr IRC channel – Just ask if any Solr wiki admins are arround to help you
    • Sending an email to requesting to be added (Don't forget to explicitly mention your wiki username!) and waiting for a reply email confirming you've been added.

Once you have been authorized, you can edit any page by pressing <<GetText(Edit)>> at the top or the bottom of the page

There are some conventions used on the Solr wiki:

  • (warning) :TODO: (warning) (/!\ :TODO: /! ) is used to denote sections that definitely need to be cleaned up.
  • (warning) Solr4.0 (<!> Solr4.0) is used to draw attention to which version of Solr a feature was (or will be) added to Solr.

Some general info on using this Wiki Software:

  • Wiki Markup
    Create a link to another page with joined capitalized words (like [WikiSandBox]) or with {{\["quoted words in brackets"\]}}
  • See HelpForBeginners to get you going, HelpContents for all help pages.
  • HelpOnMoinWikiSyntax: quick access to wiki syntaxTomcat