The MassiveSearchBundle provides an extensible, localized search abstraction which is concerned primarily with providing “site” search capabilities.

What it does

It allows you to map documents using XML (or a custom driver), index them with a search adapter and search for them. The search “results” (documents) are returned in a format focused on the use case of providing a list of search results on which the user clicks.

For example, a typical use case would be to provide a search results page as follows:

+--------+ Search result 1
|        |
| <img>  | Some description of this result
|        |

+--------+ Search result 2
|        |
| <img>  | Some description for search result 2
|        |

Just to be clear: it is not designed for anything else.

Quick example

This example will assume you want to index a Product entity using the Doctrine ORM.


The bundle is in no way coupled to the Doctrine ORM, and it is possible to use it with any persistence system.

Enable the Doctrine ORM support in your main configuration:

            enabled: true

And enable one of the Search Adapters

Create your model in <YourBundle>/Entity/Product.php:


// <YourBundle>/Entity/Product.php

namespace Acme\YourBundle\Entity\Product;

use Doctrine\ORM\Mapping as ORM;

 * @ORM\Entity
 * @ORM\Table(name="product")
class Product
     * @ORM\Column(type="integer")
     * @ORM\Id
     * @ORM\GeneratedValue(strategy="AUTO")
    protected $id;

     * @ORM\Column(type="string", length=100)
    protected $name;

     * @ORM\Column(type="decimal", scale=2)
    protected $price;

     * @ORM\Column(type="text")
    protected $description;

Place the following mapping file in the Resources/config/massive-search/Product.xml:

<!-- /path/to/YourBundle/Resources/config/massive-search/Product.xml -->
<massive-search-mapping xmlns="">

    <mapping class="Model\Product">
        <index value="product" />
        <id property="id" />
        <title property="name" />
        <url expr="'/path/to/' ~" />
        <description property="body" />
        <image expr="'/assets/images/' ~ object.type" />
            <field name="title" type="string" />
            <field name="body" type="string" />


Now, when you persist your Product with Doctrine ORM it should be automatically indexed by the configured search adapter.