The root element of the result is <facet-service>. This contains a <head> element which contains one child element for each of the service parameters containing the values supplied for this request.
The <fields> element contains one <field> child element per field that is analysed by the service. Fields that have no matching terms are included as empty elements. Fields specified in the request that do not exist in the bigfoot store are not included as child elements.
The search-uri attribute contains the URI the user can use to obtain the results for the given field value. The number attribute contains an indicative number of items that match the given query and field value - this is not guaranteed to be the same as the number of results obtained by querying the contentbox directly.
The HTML output format option provides a simple way to visualize the results of the Facet service.
The results are delivered with a link to fetch matching items or browse within additional facets.