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5/30/2016 5:42 AM

I got a question regarding the search module of DNN. I am currently using DNN community edition 7.4 and I want to index PDF documents so that I can search on the content of the PDF files.

Now after a lot of research I found the following conclusions:

  • By default DNN does not support this. You can enable this by using external modules as: Dnn search engine and Search boost 3.2
  • Community edition does not allow to index documents but only pages. The professional edition does include indexing documents and paging.

Now I am wondering are these conclusions valid? If I upgrade my community edition then can I index documents and if I keep using the community edition my only option is buying external modules?

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5/30/2016 6:22 AM
yes, your conclusions are correct.

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