Default similarity in Elasticsearch

The docs ( and announcement blog post ( seem to disagree about the new default similarity. Is it classic or BM25?

I think you may have got a stale version of that page when you looked before. The page has moved slightly and the documentation you link to now 404s for me due to that. Take a look at the new location of the doucmentation here which agrees with the blog post that the default is BM25:

There is a glitch on
still stating that default similarity is classic

Oh, well spotted @jprante, I'll raise it on the ES Repo. Thanks

I raised to fix this, Thanks both for raising this

Thanks so much @colings86 and @jprante!