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Area: Episerver Search & Navigation
Applies to versions: 12 and higher

Fuzzy search

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This topic describes the "fuzzy search" feature in Episerver Search & Navigation (formerly Episerver Find). A fuzzy search query returns documents that contain terms similar to the search term.

How it works

Fuzzy search locates content likely to be relevant to a search argument even if that content does not match the search query exactly. Fuzzy search uses a fuzzy matching program, which returns results with likely relevance.

Episerver Search & Navigation's "Fuzzy search" replicates the "fuzzy query" in Elasticsearch.

client.Search<MyIndexedObject>()
  .Filter(x => x.Author.MatchFuzzy("henric", 0.8))
  .GetResult()

See also: fuzziness and the blog post Adding fuzzy filtering to the EPiServer Search & Navigation Fluent API.

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Last updated: Mar 05, 2019

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