Display Templates

Sharing my managed metadata refiner display template

March 17, 2017

Do you have a refiner template that shows the refiners based on the hierarchy of a term set, or can you explain how to build it? These are probably two of the most asked questions I received the last couple of months/years. Back in 2015 I created such a template, but never shared it until today.

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Things to check when something went wrong with your display template

July 6, 2016

Default message when there is a problem with your template I receive a lot of questions about why display templates are not working or why managed properties do not contain a value. Most of the times the solution is similar to what has been already asked before, so I thought of writing this down in order that it can help everyone with similar issues.

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Rendering video results with the use of display templates

April 21, 2016

Last week when I was configuring a content search web part to show the latest videos from the Office 365 Video Portal. I saw that the default video template which is available is not so feature rich as I expected. The default video display template shows only a preview image with a link to the actual video.

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Starter JavaScript display templates for your projects

April 13, 2016

A while ago I wrote a post about my 10 tips and tricks when working with display templates. Info: you can find the article here: My 10 SharePoint display template tips and tricks In that article, I highlighted two ways of how you could provision your display templates to a SharePoint site.

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SharePoint Konferenz 2016 wrap-up

March 4, 2016

This week I spoke at the SharePoint Konferenz in Erding, Germany. It was not a very big conference, but that does not mean that it cannot be great. The speaker line-up was amazing and the attendees were very engaging. Info: here is a link to the event site - http://sharepointkonferenz.

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Loading CSS from your display templates

February 22, 2016

A while ago I wrote an article about how to correctly include scripts in your Display Templates. As the $include functions load files asynchronously on the page, it could happen that the JavaScript file is not loaded yet when you need it. Info: here is the link to the article - correctly including scripts into your display templates.

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