+ CONTENT_TYPE + field do not support searching; – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues



+ CONTENT_TYPE + field do not support searching; – Elasticsearch Error How To Solve Related Issues

Updated: July-20

Elasticsearch Version: 1.7-8.0

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This guide will help you check for common problems that cause the log ” + CONTENT_TYPE + field do not support searching;” to appear. It’s important to understand the issues related to the log, so to get started, read the general overview on common issues and tips related to the Elasticsearch concepts: plugin.


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Log Context

Log”[” + CONTENT_TYPE + “] field do not support searching;”classname  is HistogramFieldMapper.java
We extracted the following from Elasticsearch source code for those seeking an in-depth context :

}
  }
 
  @Override
  public Query termQuery(Object value; QueryShardContext context) {
  throw new QueryShardException(context; "[" + CONTENT_TYPE + "] field do not support searching; " +
  "use dedicated aggregations instead: ["
  + name() + "]");
  }
  }

Related issues to this log

We have gathered selected Q&A from the community and issues from Github, that can help fix related issues please review the following for further information :

1 Content-Type header [application/x-www-form-urlencoded] is not supported -views 31,131 ,score 13

wagtail search in custom searchfields is not working -views   423,score 2



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