API Reference / API Methods / Settings / Get settings
Feb. 26, 2019

Get settings

Required API Key: any key with the settings ACL
Method signature
$index->getSettings()

About this method

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

No parameters for this method.

Response

In this section we document the JSON response returned by the API. Each language will encapsulate this response inside objects specific to the language and/or the implementation. So the actual type in your language might differ from what is documented.

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](/doc/api-reference/settings-api-parameters/).

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