Create an Opensolr Solr index

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Setup WPSOLR and Opensolr

From WPSOLR 20.3.

This video suppose you already have an account at Opensolr.

You will see how to create an Opensolr Solr index with a few clicks.

 

What is Opensolr?

Opensolr is a service to host Solr indexes. Rather than installing Solr on your own servers, you get a subscription and let the service manage your indexes on your behalf. No need of manpower, or servers, anymore.

Here is the video tutorial:

1 – Signup for a subscription at Opensolr

 

2 – Navigate to your Opensolr dashboard

 

3 – Click on menu “Dashboard” and copy your API key (to paste in WPSOLR new index screen)

Opensolr Solr: API key

Opensolr Solr: API key

 

4 – Create the Opensolr Solr index from WPSOLR admin

Opensolr Solr: new index

Opensolr Solr: new index

  •  (1), (2), then (3) to edit a new index
  • (4) Select “Apache Solr” among index types
  • (5) Select “Opensolr” among Hosting Services
  • (6) Set your Opensolr account email
  • (7) Copy your Opensolr API Key

    Image wpsolr-opensolr-api-key.png of Create an Opensolr Solr index

    Opensolr Solr: API key

  • (8) Choose in the list of all Opensolr available server locations
  • (9) Set a name for your index, visible in WPSOLR
  • (10) Set a name for your index, visible in Opensolr Solr admin (only letters and “_”, no whitespaces)
  • (11) Set a authentication user/password (optional). WPSOLR will create the user/password for you in Opensolr, to protect your index.
  • (12) Create the index

Index is created!

5 –  Index your data

Opensolr Solr: new index indexed

Opensolr Solr: new index indexed

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