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From "Tim Archambault" <tarchamba...@bangordailynews.net>
Subject Re: Simple Faceted Searching out of the box
Date Sat, 09 Sep 2006 13:09:41 GMT
I need to understand this then. Thanks. I want to use Solr for our newspaper
website and this would be a great way to break out content. Kind of greys
the lines between what is search and what is browsing categories, which is a
great thing actually. Thanks for the help.

Tim


On 9/9/06, Erik Hatcher <erik@ehatchersolutions.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Sep 9, 2006, at 8:15 AM, Tim Archambault wrote:
> > What is "faceted browsing"? Maybe an example of a site interface
> > that is
> > using it would be good. Dumb question, I know.
>
> Faceted browsing is like this:  http://shopper.cnet.com/ and http://
> www.nines.org/collex
>
> In Collex, the "constrain further" box are the facets.  Clicking on
> them adds them to "your constraints".  The idea is to divide the
> documents in the index into distinct buckets (or sets) and show the
> counts of how many results are in each set.
>
>        Erik
>
>

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