This page focuses on properly setting up ikiwiki search on NearlyFreeSpeech.

Proper Packages

You will need to install/enable xapian-omega in order to use the default ikiwiki search plugin. Switching your NFS realm to "white" should fix this problem but if not, you will need to reach out to support and request they add it for you.

Once that is complete, edit your foo.setup file and update the omega path to:


Then rebuild your ikiwiki:

ikiwiki --setup foo.setup

Now your web search should be working!