Solr Bridge Search

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Brings search quality to Magento including faceted search, auto suggestion, spellcheck, MongoDb integration.
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Solr Bridge Search

Solr is the popular, blazing fast open source enterprise search platform from Apache. Its major features are full-text search, hit highlighting, faceted search, dynamic clustering, database integration, rich document (e.g., Word, PDF) handling, and geospatial search. Solr is highly scalable, used in many largest internet sites in the world.

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The module Solr Bridge Search

This is a integration of Solr into Magento to make the Magento search more robust (following Google search).

How it actually works? please see the following picture for the general idea:

The extension has the following key features:

  1. Faceted search.
  2. Auto suggestion.
  3. Misspelling correction (Did you mean).
  4. Full ajax result page.
  5. SEO support see this
  6. Attribute search weight (Specify which product attribute more significance for search). With this feature, administrator can set which attribute is more significance than other. Ex: product name is more significance than description.
  7. Multi stores support (one index for one store).
  8. Product attributes filter (Now it is ready)
  9. Categories Solr browse (It is ready now - please see result
  10. Performance. (Inherit Solr)
  11. MongoDb integration (Optional)
  12. Support CMS Page Search
  13. Suppport blog search (

Installation time frame:

+At least 2 hours, and maximum 6 hours


+The extension will be shipped with 100% open source code

Official website

Online Demonstration:

New version 2.x Demo:

Installation requirements:

+Servlet container web server such as Tomcat.

+Apache Solr 4.10.4 or Solr 5.5.0 or Solr 6.x.x

Who used the extension already?:


Technial support:

+If you are non-technical person, we will do everything for you with no charge. In case you are a technical person and have not experience with Solr we will support you step by step so that you can do it by yourself.

M1 Extension Versions

Code quality & SEO support

2015-01-07 04:01:34
  • Version number:
  • Stability: Beta
  • Compatibility: 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9
Code quality guarantee
SEO support
See this URL:
Easier to do configuration

Improvements in great detail

2014-12-02 05:08:09
  • Version number:
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9
+Clean solr files (use only solr config files for all cores)
+Improve categories cached when index issues
+Clean js/css Optimize the autocomplete js files (now only 1 js file) Improve some code in details to improve coe quality
+Fixed issues if completely new magento installation
+Create a search plugin block and put the plugin block in any place in cms page
+Improve general code quality
+Improve category tree facets
+Improve to fix the update attributes sql
+Improve new method for get product attribute data
+Saved some usefull code for magento 1.6
+Fixed product name in autocomplete search
+Fixed typo in xml file

3x faster indexing speed improvement

2014-10-01 14:29:22
  • Version number:
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4,, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9
+Improve default indexing speed - 3x faster compared to older versions
+Improve solr 3.x schema files
+New feature - Search request which allow customers to do quick message to website admin if they can not find there expected results
+Display category tree according to category order set in Magento Admin

Solr 4.9.0 compatible and some improvements

2014-08-14 10:26:04
  • Version number:
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4,, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9
+Fixed heavy query for magento attributes loading
+Added startup script for using in /etc/init.d/
+Add Thai language
+Fixed enter select for autocomplete search
+Update solrconfig.xml and schema.xml to be compatible with Solr 4.9.0

Extending for CMS Page & Blog Search

2014-07-07 14:56:35
  • Version number:
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9
+Extend the module to support CMS Page
+Extend the module to support blog search (
+Fixed bug regarding attribute which has option Use In Search Results Layered Navigation = Yes
+Fixed Magento 1.9 compatible

Customization to theme?

Is it easy to make this extension work with my custom theme? I am mainly concerned with knowing if this extension can truly integrate with my setup. Do you offer a trial? If not, is there some way I can send my products so you can set up a sample search for me? I find the extension to be a bit pricy for just testing it and later finding it didn't work with my store.
Asked by: ricardowong

possible to use position sort instead of count?

Hi Solr team, I have used your extension on my site 4 days ago. but I noticed your extension was using "count" of the attributes for the sort. I want to use default "position" sort on your extension. Can you help the feature? Thanks, Matthew
Asked by: Matthew Kim


Is this compatible with Magento Enterprise ver. Also, I saw that you guys will perform the installation of the extension at no charge. Is this correct? Thanks!
Asked by: alfonsojf8
  • y_2017, m_2, d_26, h_24CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_0.0
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestions, tq_3
  • loc_en_US, sid_9597, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LOCALE, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=NUM_ANSWERS, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_magento
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Solr Bridge Search is rated 2.4 out of 5 by 27.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst Search I ever had in my life...!!! I was using the Solr-Search-Extension from last 8 months and facing many problems in search. It was worst search I have ever seen in my life. And getting no support from there team, once we have purchased the Extension we never get the response from there team. This extension is useless to me. I have mailed the Developer and tried to contact many times by gmail and by phone. Many of my team members also have tried to contact the Developer but every time disappointed. I personally advice that please donot use this solr-search-extension, if you use it then you will face many problems and you will be mentally disturbed. Then finally we stopped using this extension and wasted our 450.00 Euro. Mangento Basic search is better than Solr-Search-Extension.
Date published: 2013-09-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent extension & great Support I am really happy with this extension. The usability is great and the developer support is awesome. I needed some modifications and the developer was very helpfully and implemented the features exactly as described. Now the module is integrated perfectly with my magento installation.
Date published: 2013-08-12
Rated 2 out of 5 by from It basically works, but it is still full of bugs :-( It looks like a turn-key solution at first, because it appears to work fine providing great and fast Solr-based search results in Magento. But as you take a closer look on the results this extension displays and start integrating it in a store with multiple views you will discover so many bugs, that you will find yourself coding your own solution. The developer was very supportive at first, but as we discovered one bug after another he finally did not respond anymore. We have recently updated to the newest version (1.9.0) and many bugs and issues we have already reported are still there. The major ones are: - Many prices displayed in the ajax-results are wrong (for instance you see 19.99 in the ajax -results, but 3.29 on the product page); - category and attribute names are taken from the default settings (store_id=0) and thus not translated; - some labels displayed in the frontend are hard-coded in English and do not use translation; - the indexing is extremely inefficient and slow, it takes more than 1h to index 1000 products from cli (Solr itself could do it in 10 minutes or less) and it takes 10-20 seconds to save a product in the backend, because Solr-bridge updates the Solr-document so slow. We thoroughly documented and reported all bugs we have found so far and we were patient. After having updated to the recent version (1.9.0) we have spent lots of time fixing the old bugs and hiding wrong output. We fill sorry for the developer who have spent lots of hours in developing this extension, but we also feel responsible to tell others what to expect here. Conclusion: if you have a single store view in English, you are the lucky one who can probably use it as a turn-key solution. Everyone else will find himself spending hours of time reverse engineering and fixing bugs.
Date published: 2013-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product and even better support The product does everything it is promised to do, which is already good enough, but what makes this product even better is the excellent support. The support was ready stretch for extra mile to get our configuration / setup running with the extension. Thank you! Highly recommended!
Date published: 2013-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent support The support team is highly appreciable. Very prompt reply. I love the extension and services team offers.
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated out of 5 by from This search is fantastic - and all my customization wishes were realized very well!
Date published: 2012-11-25
Rated out of 5 by from We also need a better search, we own BetterStoreSearch, but it's just OK. This extension looks promising, but when the two sites in the Overview for "who uses" bring up non-relevant pages, it doesn't give us high expectations for the extension.
Date published: 2012-11-21
Rated out of 5 by from Outstanding support from Hau Danh, And Great Work Thanks Again..
Date published: 2012-10-25
Rated out of 5 by from Outstanding support and patience from Hau - we needed some specific changes and these were sorted for us without any issue - a massive help in getting this working and worth every single penny and then some. New features added without requesting them. Its fast, accurate and lightyears ahead of the default search - spelling mistakes? who cares! your products will be found. Forget josephtikva comments below he's clearly just trolling, our experience has been faultless. 450Eur? cheap for the product and support
Date published: 2012-09-20
Rated out of 5 by from Well I purchased this extension a few months ago, and I can say that Hau (developer) its a SOLR Star, he does not speak my language but guide me step by step to get AWSOME search results. Thanks Hau!! Price might be steep but performance and results speak by itself. I definitely will recommend his search extension, I tried another 2 from large developing companies (bit cheaper but not that much) and one could not even help me on Sphinx config (so not luck to get good results) and the other could not guarantee that will work with 10000s products. He added after our feedback a functionality to weight searches depending on Special attributes and that will definitely help many other businesses to earn more money showing first their most profitable products. I need to say thanks again Hau!! PD: Keep in touch if you develop something new If suit us I would love to be first customer in line ;)
Date published: 2012-08-15
  • y_2017, m_2, d_25, h_22
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_0.0
  • cp_2, bvpage2n
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_27
  • loc_en_US, sid_9597, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=FEATURED, direction=DESCENDING), SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_magento

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