Document Boosting for Contributors

We've been recently upgrading a clients intranet to take advantage of the awesome Solr Pro plugin for FarCry. One of the features we really want to leverage is the ability to "boost" the importance of specific documents in search results.

The plugin allows administrators to nominate specific documents for boosting, but we wanted to allow contributors to make the decision when they were uploading and editing their document.  With a bit of plugin extending magic, it turns out this is pretty easy :)

Daemonite Ken put together a short tutorial:

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