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Django-lightsearch is a small application which allows you to perform searches on multiple models. It is not in its scope to be a full-featured search engine for Django (if you are looking for something like it, I recommend you Haystack).

If you want to try Lightsearch, you will need to install it, then you will want to know how it can be used.

Read the documentation

Lightsearch is improved each time I have a moment for it. For now, it supports those features:

  • Support wildcards ( * )
  • Support exclusions ( - )
  • Support OR operator ( OR )

Here are the next features:

  • Support regexp
  • Provide a simple statistics system
  • Improve performances
  • ...

If you have ideas you want to see in this list, create a new ticket!