Use Higher Logic as a Content Source

This article explains how to index the discussions, blogs, members, events, and library content types on your Higher Logic-powered brand community.


  • Admin user in SearchUnify.

  • A non-empty Higher Logic community

Establish a Connection

  1. Navigate to Content Sources.

  2. Click Add new content source.

  1. Find "Higher Logic" and click Add.

  2. Give your content source a name.

  3. Enter the username and password used for logging into Higher Logic.

  4. Enter the HLIAM key.

  5. From the dropdown, select the primary language(s) of your community.

  6. Click Connect.

Set Up Crawl Frequency

  1. Click to fire up a calendar and select a date. Only the data updated or uploaded after the selected date will be indexed.

  2. Use the Frequency dropdown to select how often SearchUnify should index the data.

  3. Click Set.

Select Fields for Indexing

You can index your entire community data, or only a subset of it. The platform supports five Higher Logic content types out-of-the-box: discussions, blogs, members, events, and library. You can further choose to index entire content types or only a few fields.

  1. To select which fields are indexed, click .

  2. A dialog will open. Add, edit, or remove content fields.

  3. Navigate to By Communities and check all the communities that should be indexed. An admin can crawl the communities accessible to them.

  4. After selecting communities, click Save.

Last updatedFriday, January 8, 2021

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