This course covers the core skills required to set up, customise and develop advanced functionality for Funnelback searches. The course focuses on the setup and creation of new Funnelback search services and also covers advanced configuration and customisation. This course is ideal for search managers, front-end developers, and user interface and user experience professionals.

  • 1 day
  • $2,000 per day
  • Exam: not applicable
  • Training

Course overview

This course will use Funnelback Version 15.10.

Web collections
  • Create a web collection
  • Web collection update cycle
Updating a search index
  • Check an update
  • Debug failed updates
Meta collections
  • Create a meta collection
Working with XML
  • Relationship with metadata
  • Special classes
Advanced metadata
  • Geospatial and numeric metadata
Social media collections
  • Configure a YouTube collection
Push collections
  • Introduction to push collections
  • Push API
Manipulating search result content 
The query processing pipeline
  • Query processing phases
  • User interface hook scripts
  • Groovy interaction with the data model
Index manipulation
  • Remove items from the index
Alternate output formats
  • Output search results as CSV
Content auditor
  • Customise content auditor reports
Accessibility auditor
  • Enable or disable accessibility auditor


Participants will have completed Funnelback for Implementers - FUNL201 and should have coding experience. Familiarity with the Java and Groovy languages is desirable.

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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