Awesome Cars Demo Site

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Here is the source code of the awesome cars demo site I presented at the Sitecore User Group (Cardiff) on 24/11/2014.

This site illustrates how to use Sitecore and Solr to implement content search, computed fields, facets and auto complete using Solr NGrams.

Awesome Cars Screenshot
Awesome Cars

Click here to download the source code. This includes the Visual Studio Project and the Custom Solr Schema file.

Click here to download the Sitecore content package.

Click here to download the power point presentation.


To get the Awesome Cars demo site working on your computer, please follow these steps:

  1. Install Sitecore v.7.1 +
  2. Install Solr.
  3. Install the Solr Support Package for Sitecore (Please follow the Sitecore Search Scaling Guide)
  4. Install the Awesome Cars Sitecore Content Package;
  5. Build the Awesome Cars visual studio solution and publish it to your Sitecore folder.
  6. Login to Sitecore and publish the whole website.
  7. Enjoy!

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