Setting Search Field to `Facet=True` in Catalog Quickly
TLDR John inquired about updating a search field setting. Jason suggested creating a new collection with an updated schema and utilizing a collection alias to mitigate downtime.
Jun 30, 2021 (31 months ago)
facet=true- what would be the quickest way to fix this?
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