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Creating and Using Custom Facets with WebCenter Portal and Elasticsearch (Doc ID 2553319.1)

Last updated on APRIL 22, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Portal - Version 12.2.1.3.180417 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This KM Note explains how to create and use custom facets with WebCenter Portal and Elasticsearch.

It is highly recommended to apply the latest Bundle Patch for 12.2.1.3 or above.
At a minimum, the 12.2.1.3 January 2019 Bundle Patch should be applied.  For latest bundle patch information, refer to Note:1087226.1 Recommended Patches for Oracle WebCenter Portal.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 A. Create a custom metadata field in the WebCenter Content
 B. Populate the custom metadata field in WebCenter Portal
 C. Rebuild the WebCenter Content index to be sure the document changes are indexed
 D. Configure SESCrawlerExport with the new custom information field
 E. Add Custom Document Metadata field in search-service-attributes metadata (MDS) file
 F. Add Custom Facet in search-service-custom-facets metadata (MDS) file
 G. WebCenter Administration Search Settings Changes
 H. Trigger Full Crawl of Documents in WebCenter Portal
 I. Documents Search Test in WebCenter Portal
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