elasticsearch cakephp


Elasticsearch is a distributed, open-source search and analytics engine that can be used to index, search, and analyze large volumes of data quickly and in near real-time. You can use Elasticsearch in a CakePHP application to provide fast and powerful search functionality.

To use Elasticsearch in a CakePHP application, you will need to do the following:

  1. Install Elasticsearch: Follow the instructions at https://www.elastic.co/guide/en/elasticsearch/reference/current/install-elasticsearch.html to install Elasticsearch on your system.

  2. Install the Elasticsearch PHP client: Use Composer to install the Elasticsearch PHP client library by running the following command:

composer require elasticsearch/elasticsearch
  1. Connect to Elasticsearch: Use the Elasticsearch PHP client to connect to the Elasticsearch server in your CakePHP application. Here is an example of how you can do this:
use Elasticsearch\ClientBuilder;

$client = ClientBuilder::create()
  1. Index and search data: Use the Elasticsearch PHP client’s methods to index and search data in Elasticsearch. Here is an example of how you can index and search for documents:
$params = [
  'index' => 'my_index',
  'type' => 'my_type',
  'body' => [
    'query' => [
      'match' => [
        'title' => 'test'
$results = $client->search($params);

This example searches for documents with the word “test” in the title field in the my_index index.

You can refer to the Elasticsearch documentation and the documentation for the Elasticsearch PHP client library for more information on how to use Elasticsearch in your CakePHP application.