Sitefinity Cloud uses Azure Search as the default search service for Sitefinity projects. Search indexes are generated and stored in the Cloud and you can use the various capabilities of Azure Search services that are integrated with Sitefinity.
For more information, see Azure search services.

Use the search services

As a Sitefinity Cloud user, you have direct access to Azure Search services. To access the services, perform the following:

  1. Log in to Sitefinity Cloud Management Portal.
  2. In the left pane, navigate to Overview » Summary
    The overview of your application opens.
  3. Under the Environments section, click the Go to Azure Search button of the respective environment.

Using the search explorer, you can inspect the content inside the search indexes and configure different scoring profiles for the search index, which can be used from the Sitefinity application.


The Azure Search services in Sitefinity Cloud are using the Basic tier which is limited to 15 search indexes and 2GB of storage.
If you want to increase the number of search indexes and storage, you need to purchase the Sitefinity Cloud Advanced Search add-on.

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