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Extra Queries and Filters Build Status

The plan is for this to include any extra queries, filters, native scripts, score functions, and anything else we think we end up creating to make search nice for Wikimedia. It contains 2 diffferent plugins:


The extra plugin contains utilities that are generally useful.


  • source_regex - An nGram accelerated regular expression filter that is generally much much faster than sequentially checking all documents.
  • token_count_router - Simple query wrapper that evaluates some conditions based on the number of tokens of the input query.
  • simswitcher - Simple query wrapper that allows to override similarity settings at query time (expert: use with caution).
  • term_freq - Simple term query with filtering based on term frequency.

Native Scripts:

  • super_detect_noop - Like detect_noop but supports configurable sloppiness. New in 1.5.0, 1.4.1, and 1.3.1.


  • preserve_original - A token filter that wraps a filter chain to keep and emit the original term at the same position. New in 2.3.4.
  • term_freq - A token filter to populate the term frequency from the input string. New in


This plugin contains a Slovak stemmer.


  • slovak_stemmer - A token filter that provides stemming for the Slovak language. New in


Extra Queries and Filters Plugin ElasticSearch, master branch 6.3.1 5.5.2
5.5.2 5.5.2
5.3.2 5.3.2
5.2.2 5.2.2
5.2.1 5.2.1
5.2.0 5.2.0
5.1.2 5.1.2
2.4.1, 2.4 branch 2.4.1
2.4.0 2.4.0
2.3.5, 2.3 branch 2.3.5
2.3.4 2.3.4

Install it like so for Elasticsearch x.y.z:

<= 2.4.1

./bin/plugin --install

>= 5.1.2

./bin/elasticsearch-plugin install
./bin/elasticsearch-plugin install


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