Improving Search with Synonyms


Course Summary

The best search solutions know that there’s more than one way to ask a question. This course provides a solid understanding of how synonyms can improve your user search experience. You will learn to implement single- and multi-word synonyms and how they affect score. It also covers the differences between applying synonyms at index time, query time, or both. After completing this module, you will be well prepared to implement synonyms in a systematic and sustainable way.

  • Use Case for Synonyms
  • Applying Synonyms
  • Synonyms at Query Time and Index Time
  • Multiword Synonyms

Course Details

This course is a module of the Elasticsearch Advanced Search specialization. Find out how our focused Training Specializations can help you with your use case.

Software Developers and Engineers, Data Architects, DevOps

2-3 hours

We recommend you have taken Elasticsearch Engineer I and Elasticsearch Engineer II or possess equivalent knowledge. Engineer I and Engineer II teach the concepts that are the foundation upon which all specializations are built.

  • Stable internet connection
  • Mac, Linux, or Windows
  • Latest version of Chrome or Firefox (Safari is not 100% supported)
  • Due to virtual classroom JavaScript requirements, we recommend that you disable any ad-blockers and restart your browser before class.

It was awesome. Both instructors are great speakers. They have a wide and deep knowledge about the topic, and they know how to pass it on. They are infecting with their enthusiasm.

Mariusz Kuskowski | Allegro Group