Solr for TYPO3 - our Roadmap

The development of Apache Solr for TYPO3 started in January 2009. A limited version of the extension was released in the TYPO3 Extension Repository during the International TYPO3 Conference T3CON09 in Frankfurt.

We continue to develop this extension thru the continued financial support of our sponsors. Join our EAP (early access program) by contacting us.

Current Version


  • TYPO3 8 LTS support
  • PHP 7.1 ready
  • Performance improvements


More details in the blog post.

Upcoming Versions

Our plan is to have a release by the end of each quarter.

Next releases:

  • beginning of april (after 8 LTS release):
    EXT:solr 6.1 - Focus: 8 LTS & PHP 7.1 ready / Last 7.6 LTS release
  • end of june 2017:
    EXT:solr 7.0 - Focus: Fluidtemplating in EXT:solr / 8 LTS only / Drop the old templating
  • end of september 2017
    EXT:solr 7.1 - Focus: UX improvements
  • end of december
    EXT:solr 8.0 - Focus: Apache Solr 6.6

All dates under the condition of achieved financial funding.
Please contact us if you want to join or prolong your funding partnership.

Previous Versions


  • Support the latest Apache Solr version (Apache Solr 6.x)

More details: Release Blogpost


  • Implement features / bugfixs from the codesprint
  • Support of document variants (fieldCollapsing)
  • Backend statistics moduleIssuetracker cleanup
  • Planned release date: End of Q3 / 2016

More details: See out blog post for details.


  • Dropping the support of TYPO3 6.2 LTS and use replacements for deprecations from 7.6 LTS

Planned release date: End of Q1 / 2016


2015-12-02 - Support of TYPO3 7.6 LTS and 6.2LTS, Apache Solr 4.10, manage stopwords in the backend, complete codebase with PHP-namespaces, test coverage with travis-ci, removed support for TYPO3 4.5LTS
See out blog post for details.


2014-07-04 - Apache Solr Server 4.8, TYPO3 CMS 6.2 Support, improved Backend-Module with Synonyms Editing. See our blog post for details.

Can be installed thru the TYPO3 Extension Repository (TER)


2012-11-28 - ApacheSolr Server 3.6 incl. Workspaces Support, Start- Stoptime Support,  Hierarchical Facets, Last Searches, Frequent Searches, Result Score Analyzer, Improved BE module and 100 additional Changes


2012-03-28 - Maintenance release, bugfixes and small features


2012-02-23 - TYPO3 CMS 4.5 or newer required, Index Queue, Garbage Collection, Apache Solr 3.5 Support, Multi-Core by Default, Removed Frontend Indexer


2011-02-22 – Index Queue added for easy indexing of pages and extension data


2010-06-23 - Second public release including auto suggest, great dynamic fields support, bugfixes


2009-09-15 – First public release "Acts like Indexed Search"