We have a Wordpress(WP) intranet with discussion groups regarding the control systems we support. We are also organizing a sizable collection of PDFs & MS Office documents for the same control systems. We know there is a WP plugin for ES. But the GUI through WP seems to lack the filtering and preview capability we are looking for.
We are looking for a search engine with a web interface that can index and search 100s of PDFs and MS Office files. People refer to the power ES and we have it running on a dev VM, yet I'm not able to find a simple Google like web interface for it. I'm looking for advice o whether ES can be an effective search engine for a document repository and where to look for a solution. Also, is there a place to look to find people we could hire to assist us with this effort.