API Reference / API Methods / Settings / Get settings
Required API Key: any key with the settings ACL
Method signature
$index->getSettings()

About this method

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Get the settings of an index.

You can find the list of settings in the Settings Parameters page.

Examples

Retrieve settings for an index

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$settings = $index->getSettings();
var_dump($settings);

Parameters

requestOptions
type: key/value mapping
default: No request options
Optional

A mapping of requestOptions to send along with the request.

Response

This section shows the JSON response returned by the API. Since each language encapsulates this response inside objects specific to that language and/or implementation, the actual type in your language might differ from what’s written here. You can view the response in the logs (using the getLogs method).

JSON format

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{
  "minWordSizefor1Typo": 4,
  "minWordSizefor2Typos": 8,
  "hitsPerPage": 20,
  "maxValuesPerFacet": 100,
  "searchableAttributes": [
    "title",
    "description",
    "author_name"
  ],
  "numericAttributesToIndex": null,
  "attributesToRetrieve": null,
  "unretrievableAttributes": null,
  "optionalWords": null,
  "attributesForFaceting": null,
  "attributesToSnippet": null,
  "attributesToHighlight": null,
  "paginationLimitedTo": 1000,
  "attributeForDistinct": null,
  "exactOnSingleWordQuery": "attribute",
  "ranking": [
    "typo",
    "geo",
    "words",
    "filters",
    "proximity",
    "attribute",
    "exact",
    "custom"
  ],
  "customRanking": null,
  "separatorsToIndex": "",
  "removeWordsIfNoResults": "none",
  "queryType": "prefixLast",
  "highlightPreTag": "<em>",
  "highlightPostTag": "<\/em>",
  "snippetEllipsisText": "",
  "alternativesAsExact": [
    "ignorePlurals",
    "singleWordSynonym"
  ]
}

This example of response contains a non exhaustive list of index settings that can be returned. See the full list.

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