What is the use of indexer.xml ? I mean what it does? Please help.


In magento indexer.xml file is used to declare custom index under etc directory. It define id as well as class of indexer that contain business logic. like below:

<config xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance" xsi:noNamespaceSchemaLocation="../../Indexer/etc/indexer.xsd">             
    <indexer id="sagar_popular" view_id="sagar_popular_order" 
   <title translate="true">Popular Products</title>
   <description translate="true">Sort products in a category by 
  • Thank you for your reply.But I cannot understand-- Why custom index is required? – Magento Learner Sep 12 '18 at 11:49

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