The Funnelback user interface is normally a web page that allows the user to enter a query, and view the results.


The user interface relies on several components working together:

are the templates for generating the query form and result pages.

is the end point that handles web requests and the generation of web pages.

is the query processor that accepts a query, searches the index and returns the results.

Accessing search UI

To access the search service use the /s prefixed URLs:

An RSS endpoint is also provided via a custom template that returns results as RSS using the html-endpoint.

Template files

The specific presentation for search results is defined in the .ftl file, which uses the FreeMarker file format.

Please read the Search templates section for more information.