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Drupal Apache Solr Alternative

Take Your Search Functionality to the Next Level with Drupal Apache Solr Alternative

Luigi's Box is an intuitive search platform for modern e-commerce businesses that offers personalized, faster searches with accuracy and precision. 

Luigi’s Box vs. Apache Solr comparison

To meet current user needs and expectations, it misses several features, and integration and setup require dedicated time. Learn more about why Apache Solr users should consider change and what to look for in alternatives.

Luigi's Box
Apache Solr
No-Code Self-Service Integration Easy self-integration without the need for your IT Team.
Recommendations. Personalized recommendations to each customer to achieve the best user experience.
Advanced CEE Language Support Top-notch processing of European languages including CEE.
Product Listing All the perks of advanced ranking in the navigation product list.
Offline A/B Test See the results before going live without any risks.
Multiplatform Analytics Analytics is compatible with any search engine.
Dynamic Filters Filters always relevant to the currently viewed category.
Document Search Simplify the search in documents with unstructured texts.
Pin to position Assign desired position to the product in the search results.
Voice Search Search for products without the need for typing.
Last update: 08/12/2022

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Advanced search features

What makes Luigi’s Box unique?

Luigi's Box's exceptional full-text, faceted, and geospatial search capabilities stand out. Its remarkable indexing speed ensures rapid updates, giving your e-commerce site unparalleled search functionality and efficiency.

Full-text search

Luigi's Box excels in parsing and matching keywords, ensuring customers find exactly what they want.

Faceted search

Luigi's Box's intuitive faceted search lets users narrow down options based on various attributes, enhancing user experience.

Geospatial search

Luigi's Box's geospatial search empowers users to find products or services within specific regions for tailored search outcomes.

Indexing speed

Luigi's Box offers impressive indexing speed, swiftly updating your search index whenever new content is added, ensuring the freshest results.

What to look for

How to pick an Apache Solr alternative for Drupal?

Look for a solution that offers core search functions while enhancing search result relevancy. Ensure it provides a seamless transition to the new search environment so you can get up to speed quickly.

Contextual search

Opt for an alternative that seamlessly integrates contextual search capabilities into your search form. This feature refines search results by understanding user intent.

Search personalization

The alternative should offer search personalization within your search block, utilizing common terms to enhance user engagement and satisfaction through tailored search experiences.

Typo tolerance

Ensure the alternative solution includes robust typo tolerance, minimizing user frustration by refining search outcomes, even when typos or grammar errors are present.

Advanced search analytics

Choose an alternative that provides advanced search analytics and status reports, enabling you to analyze user interactions and optimize search functions for superior user experience.

G2 Ratings

E‑commerce search ratings

Have a look at the usability scores for G2’s E‑commerce search category.

Luigi’s Box
Apache Solr
Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements Luigi’s Box
Responses: 154
Meets Requirements Apache Solr
Responses: 24
Ease of Use
Ease of Use Luigi’s Box
Responses: 155
Ease of Use Apache Solr
Responses: 24
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup Luigi’s Box
Responses: 101
Ease of Setup Apache Solr
Responses: 11
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin Luigi’s Box
Responses: 104
Ease of Admin Apache Solr
Responses: 11
Customer Reviews

Learn how we helped countless businesses worldwide

Luigi’s Box is one of the top search & discovery solutions for a good reason. Look at our clients’ reviews and see how we helped them improve their business.

Enhanced e-commerce search

Luigi's Box seamlessly integrates with our e-commerce platform, providing diverse setting options. Proactive support helps us improve search functionality, driving higher conversion rates.

Ole Ohlen
Teamlead Product Owner, AKKU SYS

Great tool, easy to set-up and great results

Luigi's Box seamlessly integrated with our e-commerce site. It helped us boost the conversion rate with its user-friendly search engine. Typo correction feature is extremely helpful. Allows for high level of customization.

Fréderic Gomes
Co-founder, NostalGift

Simplified management and improved relevance

Luigi's Box improved our search and recommendations, offering more relevant results and simplifying feed management. We've seen notable improvements in our product offering and increased average basket size.

Julie Huet
Senior Manager Ecommerce,

Very good customer service

Luigi's Box has been our go-to for years, and they've never disappointed. Seamless functionality, top-notch customer service, and unbeatable value. Highly recommended!

Tomáš Balíček
CEO, Picasee

Higher revenue from the search on half the sessions

Luigi’s Box was quick and easy to integrate. It not only visibly improved our search results but allowed us to constantly optimize them as well. Luigi’s team of specialists gave us first-class support...

Anna Muszyńska
E-Commerce Analyst, Gandalf

Good solution even for large e-commerce businesses

Luigi’s Box search engine is an advanced tool that facilitates our clients in reaching their desired products. The surprising accuracy of matches, taking into account click-through and conversion rates, effectively boosts our sales...

Paweł Czarny
E-Commerce Product Owner,

Luigi’s Box is willing to go the extra mile

Luigi’s Box brought 28% increase in search conversion in just 2 weeks. The implementation was smooth, the language processing and search engine is superior, and the admin platform with built-in analytics is easy...

Péter Molnár
Head of eCommerce

"It has proven to be an absolutely invaluable tool!"

It is extremely easy to use and has robust features to boost your e-commerce project. I especially like AI-powered search and personalized recommendations for our customers. In fact, thanks to Luigi's Box, we...

Tomáš O.
Co-founder & CMO
Full Review on G2

"Very good search engine and recommender."

Good search engine and recommender, can be tuned up by individual settings in the back office. It is very helpful, especially when you have very large product offer.

Petr M.
G2 verified user
Full Review on G2

"Great product for customers. Very helpful for growing revenue."

Management system with many functions, dashboards and monthly summary in e-mail, great support (fast, good recommendations, communication, etc.), stable.

Jozef F.
G2 verified user
Full Review on G2

Shopping cart value increased dramatically

Recommender is a useful and inspirational resource for our customers to discover Powerlogy's products. How do we know that? Our average shopping cart value has been rising dramatically.

Michal Dodok
Head of Marketing, Powerlogy

Conversion rate increased by 600%

We’ve been using Luigi’s Box since 2017. In addition to our search conversion rate increase by 600%, the service also enhanced our in-store customer service.

Martin Derňar
Chief Omnichannel Officer, Nay

Taking extra effort to improve business results

Luigi’s Box massively streamlines shopping for our customers. Moreover, they developed several features for us that help manage products in our e-shop.

Piotr Maciążka
Implementation Team Manager, Answear

Luigi’s Box improves customer experience

The most significant contribution of Luigi’s Box to EXIsport is an improvement in customer experience. The quicker they find what they search for, and the more relevant the search query is, the higher...

Juraj Giacko
Head of E-Commerce, EXIsport

Improved conversion rates and customer satisfaction

Luigi’s Box is a very progressive tool, which complements our existing analytical data. Its usage led not only to higher conversion rates for our e-shop but helped us keep high standards of customer...

Jana Karasová
Online Sales and Service Development Specialist, O2

Luigi’s Box was a real eye-opener for us

Luigi’s Box was a real eye-opener for us. E-shoppers often forget to care about customer experience and invest too many resources into advertising. Luigi's Box showed us what we could gain if we...

Soňa Fialková
CEO, SpokojenýPes

Team of professional specialists

Luigi’s Box is a guarantee of a professional approach. As the search specialists, they lead us to our goals much faster.

Tomáš Bzirský
Performance Marketing Manager, Košík

More than €100,000/year thanks to Luigi’s Box

Given our size, Luigi's Box brings us over €100,000 a year without much hard work for a price that was immediately returned multiple times.

Jakub Žilinčan
Chief Marketing Officer, Electronic-star
Advanced search module

Why is Luigi’s Box a suitable Apache Solr alternative?

Luigi’s Box offers a seamless user interface backed by exceptional customer support. Its affordability caters to SMBs, while advanced search insights provide a competitive edge Apache Solr might lack.

Intuitive design

Seamless user interface

Luigi’s Box redefines user experience with an intuitive interface that facilitates effortless navigation. Its clean design and user-friendly features ensure visitors can swiftly interact with your e-commerce platform, enhancing satisfaction and engagement.

Expert assistance

Exceptional customer support

Count on Luigi’s Box to provide unparalleled customer support. Our dedicated team promptly addresses your queries, guaranteeing a smooth experience. With personalized assistance, you can maximize the platform’s potential without hassle.

Budget-savvy tools

Affordability for SMBs

Luigi’s Box stands out by being budget-friendly for small and medium businesses. While maintaining high-quality features, our search module ensures that SMBs can harness the power of advanced search tools without straining their resources.

Strategic insights

Advanced search insights

Gain a competitive edge with Luigi’s Box’s advanced search insights. Our search platform helps you uncover user behavior patterns, preferences, and trends, empowering you to refine your strategies and optimize user engagement for exceptional results.

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What's in the box


Comprehensive analytics that identifies issues with search queries and helps find out how to optimize and improve them for better results.


Smart search with autocomplete helps visitors quickly find the products they are looking for, considerably reducing wasteful shopping time. 


Personalized boxes with product recommendations help raise the average order value and can be placed anywhere on the website.

Product Listing

Personalized product listing pages, organized in a way that enhances browsing experience, supports your business goals and increases revenue.

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    Frequently asked questions

    Is Luigi's Box compatible with my existing Drupal setup?

    Absolutely! Luigi’s Box is seamlessly integrated with Drupal, making it a perfect fit for your existing setup. Its easy installation process ensures a hassle-free transition while enhancing your search capabilities.

    Can Luigi's Box adapt to my e-commerce site's unique needs?

    Absolutely. Luigi’s Box is designed to be customizable and adaptable. Whether you’re a small e-shop or a large marketplace, its features can be tailored to match your specific requirements, ensuring a search solution that aligns perfectly with your business model.

    How does Luigi's Box handle large volumes of content?

    Luigi’s Box is equipped to handle extensive content libraries. Its advanced indexing speed ensures your search results remain up-to-date, no matter how rapidly your content grows, providing consistently accurate and relevant search outcomes.

    What kind of support can I expect with Luigi's Box?

    Our dedicated team is committed to assisting you every step of the way. From setup to troubleshooting, you’ll receive timely and personalized assistance, ensuring you harness the full potential of Luigi’s Box for an optimized search experience.