Tag: Search Center
This week I saw a question on StackExchange about optimizing a search page and how to get rid of the pre-loaded display templates. You can quickly check the templates that get pre-loaded by opening an OOTB SharePoint search center results page, and checking the loaded scripts via Fiddler or your browser developer tools.
In my session about improving your SharePoint search experiences that I presented at SPSBE and SPSParis, I discussed various tips and tricks to improve the search experience for a user. One of these tips was about visualizing other search keyword combinations. One of the problems users may experience is that they do not know which keywords to enter for their search queries.
Back in December 2013 I wrote an article in which I explained how you could dynamically switch the result source with a search query keyword. Note: You can find the article over here - Dynamically changing the result source in a SharePoint 2013 search center. The past few weeks I have got the same question a couple of times how to make it work for anonymous users.
This is an extra post for the search refiner control series. In this post I’ll explain how you could build a search refiner control that makes use of ranges. The range operator can be used for the following search data types: DateTime Decimal Integer The out-of-the-box refiner controls use this range operator for its slider controls, but it can easily be used within your custom refiner.