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I have installed search api module in drupal 8 and included excerpt in the search result.

But excerpt are always empty in the search result. (HTML div element is there but no content inside)

I searched in the forum and enabled the 'highlights' from settings as suggested. But no changes in the result (I cleared the cache)

Am i missing anything?

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First go to this path admin/config/search/search-api/index/default_index/processors#edit-processors-highlight-settings make sure this settings are enabled

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Next i created a view Global search which has search Excerpt field.

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Finally i was able to see the highlighted text word after searching

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Actually this is not default search form that comes in drupal8 it is exposed form in block if you see in view exposed form setting i have enabled it. once this is done, exposed form comes in block just place that in which ever regions you want.

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These days this config variable is at: /admin/config/search/search-api/index/default_solr_index/processors where "default_solr_index" is the machine name of your index.

The checkbox you want is called "Highlight"

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Go to /admin/config/search/search-api/index/INDEXNAME/processors and click "highlight". Do not forget to include the exerpt in your view fields.

Check "Highlight"

include the exerpt in your view fields.

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Let me summarize the question anno 2021:

  1. Create a Solr server + Default Solr content index (/admin/config/search/search-api) solr server + index example

  2. Edit your server (/admin/config/search/search-api/server/your_default_solr_server/edit). Open the advanced tab and select:Retrieve result data from Solr, Retrieve highlighted snippets

solr highlighted snippeds drupal 8

  1. Edit your index and select the datasources (/admin/config/search/search-api/index/your_default_solr_index/edit)

  2. Add fields to search into. If you created a content type that exists of paragraphs or custom blocks. Be sure to add those fields in this section to get a result. (/admin/config/search/search-api/index/your_default_solr_index/fields)

solr and paragraphs

  1. Go to the processors section inside the search index (admin/config/search/search-api/index/your_default_solr_index/processors) Select 'highlight' and scroll down to the page to enable settings.

index processors solr highlight

Select your preferences: solr index processor highlight settings

  1. Create a view and add the "Search:Excerpt" into the fields section:

solr highlight excerpt in view

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