This course provides students with the core skills required to set up, customise and develop advanced functionality for Funnelback searches.

Ideal for: Front-end Developers, User Interface and User Experience Professionals

  • 1 day
  • 2 training units
  • Exam with theory and practical components
  • Training

The course focuses on the setup and creation of new Funnelback search services and also covers advanced configuration and customisation.

This training course will use Funnelback Version 15.0.

  • Search collections:
    • Creating a collection
  • Search update cycle
  • Updating a search index:
    • Checking an update
    • Debugging failed updates
  • Meta collections
  • Working with XML:
    • Relationship with metadata
  • Advanced metadata:
    • Geospatial and numeric metadata
  • Push collections
  • Manipulating search result content
  • The query processing pipeline:
    • UI hook scripts
  • Accessibility auditor configuration
  • Index manipulation:
    • Removing items from the index
  • Alternate output formats:
    • Output search results as CSV


Students should have experience with reading and editing HTML, Javascript and CSS.

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Courses are regularly scheduled according to demand and are confirmed to run once minimum numbers have been met. Custom courses can be arranged if you require a specific date or custom content. You may also be eligible for a discount if you have several people for the same class. Talk to your Squiz Account Manager or use the form below to contact us about your training requirements.

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