The apache solr autocomplete module don't work for me.
I try to achive a relative complex autocomplete,
my target is to achive this on the autocomplete:

Search for "searchword":
-Facet for type/bundle
-Facets based on the results
Show all results for "searchword"

As example:
Search for "test":
Download (176)
Systems (100)
News (20)
Services (5)
System 1
System n
Service 1
Service n
Show all results for "test"

Any suggestions how I could get this?

Edit: I use apache solr search for this so no search api hook here
(miss some functions in the search api based)

2 Answers 2


You can try to write your own query according to results you want to get. below link may help you in this.


  • already thought about a own module, but no search api in this system (see edit).
    – Nugorra
    Commented May 28, 2015 at 9:27
  • well, you can write your own custom module. That module will alter the query which is working for default autocomplete feature. To add more filter you can use the below code:try { $solr = apachesolr_get_solr(); $params = array( 'rows' => $count_limit, 'sort' => 'created desc', 'qt' => 'standard', 'wt' => 'standard', ); } catch (Exception $e) { watchdog('module name', 'apachesolr: ' . nl2br(check_plain($e->getMessage())), NULL, WATCHDOG_ERROR); return NULL; } Commented May 28, 2015 at 10:32
  • Also you can use:$response = $solr->search($query, $params); //dpm($response); to perform the search.Also there is a function that can be used is :$query->add_filter(); Commented May 28, 2015 at 10:36

Found the Module Search Autocomplete will work on this base. So I just need to add a top Layer for the facet and group the results.

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