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From Joel Bernstein <>
Subject Re: What type of Solr plugin do I need for filtering results?
Date Mon, 02 Dec 2013 03:14:07 GMT
What you're looking for is a QParserPlugin. Here is an example:

You're probably want to implement the QParserPlugin as PostFilter.

On Sun, Dec 1, 2013 at 3:46 PM, Thomas Seidl <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm currently looking at writing my first Solr plugin, but I could not
> really find any "overview" information about how a Solr request works
> internally, what the control flow is and what kind of plugins are available
> to customize this at which point. The Solr wiki page on plugins [1], in my
> opinion, already assumes too much knowledge and is too terse in its
> descriptions.
> [1]
> If anyone knows of any good ressources to get me started, that would be
> awesome!
> However, also pretty helpful would be just to know what kind of plugin I
> should create for my use case, as I could then at least try to find
> information specific to that. What I want to do is filter the search
> results (at the time fq filters are applied, so before sorting, facetting,
> range selection, etc. takes place) by some custom criterion (passed in the
> URL). The plan is to add the data needed for that custom filter as a
> separate set of documents to Solr and look them up from the Solr index when
> filtering the query. Basically the thing discussed in [2], at 29:07.
> [2]
> So, the question is, what kind of plugin would I use (and how would it
> have to be configured)? I first thought it'd have to be a SearchComponent,
> but I think with that I'd only get the results after they are sorted and
> trimmed to the range, right?
> Thanks a lot in advance,
> Thomas Seidl

Joel Bernstein
Search Engineer at Heliosearch

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