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Query Builder

To perform search queries, you need to use the query builder => \Oro\Bundle\SearchBundle\Query\Query.


1$query = (new Query())
2        ->select('sku')
3        ->from('oro_search_product')
4        ->andWhere('all_data', '=', 'Functions', 'text')
5        ->orWhere('price', '>', 85, 'decimal');

Syntax of Query builder is close to Doctrine 2.

  • select() - accepts a string or array of strings that represent field names in the search index. The values of those fields will be returned in the selected_data key of the response items. The select() parser will also accept SQL fieldname aliasing syntax, for example:

1$query = (new Query())
2        ->select('fieldvalue as name')

NOTE: If you do not want to overwrite the existing fields, use the addSelect() method. * from() - takes array or string of entity aliases to search from. If the argument was *, then the search will be performed for all entities.

  • andWhere(), orWhere() - functions set AND WHERE and OR WHERE functions in search request.

    • First argument - field name to search from. It can be set to * for searching by all fields.

    • Second argument - operators <, >, =, !=, etc. If first argument is for text field, this parameter will be ignored.

    • Third argument - value to search

    • Fourth argument - field type.

  • setFirstResult() - set the first result offset

  • setMaxResults() - set max results of records in result.

As the result of the query, Oro\Bundle\SearchBundle\Query\Result will be returned with the information about the search query and result items.