Customizing SharePoint 2010 Search Refiners

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Josh Noble, co-author of Pro SharePoint Search, provides a guide on how to customize SharePoint 2010's native search refinement panel.

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Customizing SharePoint 2010 Search Refiners

  1. 1. Customizing the Search Refinement Web Part in SPS2010<br />A video recording of this webinar session can be found at:<br />http://surfray.com/resources/webcasts/408-customizing-search-refiners-in-sharepoint-2010-pt1.html<br />Josh Noble<br />Author: Pro SharePoint 2010 Search<br /> jno@surfray.com<br /> joshnoble<br /> @SurfRay<br />
  2. 2. Customizing the Search Refinement Web Part in SPS2010<br />Agenda<br />Web Part Functionality Review<br />Web Part Customizations<br />Exposing Numbers <br />Adding a New Category<br />Adjusting the Accuracy Index and Metadata Threshold<br />Adding a new Managed Property and Displaying Content Types <br />Overview of these settings in Ontolica<br />Refinement Panel Limitations<br />Q&A<br />www.surfray.com<br />
  3. 3. Demo<br />On to the live site <br />A video recording of this webinar session can be found at:<br />http://surfray.com/resources/webcasts/408-customizing-search-refiners-in-sharepoint-2010-pt1.html<br />www.surfray.com<br />
  4. 4. Refiner XML Review<br /><Category <br />Title="Result Type" <br />Description="The file extension of the item" Type="Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.WebControls.ManagedPropertyFilterGenerator" <br />MetadataThreshold="5" <br />NumberOfFiltersToDisplay="4" <br />MaxNumberOfFilters="0" <br />SortBy="Frequency" <br />SortDirection="Descending" <br />SortByForMoreFilters="Name" SortDirectionForMoreFilters="Ascending" <br />ShowMoreLink="True" <br />MappedProperty="FileExtension" <br />MoreLinkText="show more" <br />LessLinkText="show fewer“<br />Show Counts=“Count”><br />www.surfray.com<br />
  5. 5. Demo<br />On to the live site <br />www.surfray.com<br />
  6. 6. Irretrievable Properties<br />AccountBestBetKeywordsCategoryNavigationUrlColleaguesContentsHiddenContentSourceContentTypeDocCommentsDocKeywordsDocSignatureDocSubjectEndDateExcludeFromSummaryExpirationTimeFollowAllAnchorHostingPartition<br />ModifiedByNLCodePageNotesOWS_URLPrivateColleaguesPurposeRankingWeightHighRankingWeightLowRankingWeightNameSiteIDSocialTagTextUrlSPSiteURLStartDateUrlDepthWikiCategory<br />www.surfray.com<br />
  7. 7. Limitations<br />Accuracy Index Limit of 500<br />Can’t have two refinement panels on one page for audience targeting<br />Must show all or none of the managed columns<br />Resolve with either<br />www.surfray.com<br />
  8. 8. 2010<br />Benefits<br />Deep refiners with result counts<br />Quick Filters and Grouping<br />First-page and full document preview of search results and <br /> document libraries<br />Hit highlighting on document previews<br />Configurable Actions on Search Results<br />Audience targeting for all web parts and search suggestions<br />Customization without programming<br />www.surfray.com<br />
  9. 9. Search Center<br />Related Queries<br />Query Highlighting<br />www.surfray.com<br />Relevant Pages<br />Deep Refiners<br />
  10. 10. Q/A & Contact Details<br />Josh Noble<br />Author: Pro SharePoint 2010 Search<br /> jno@surfray.com<br /> joshnoble<br /> @SurfRay<br />www.surfray.com<br />
  11. 11. Additional Resources<br />Our SharePoint Search Video Webinars:<br />www.surfray.com – see the Resources tab<br />Mikael Svenson – Tech and Me<br />http://techmikael.blogspot.com/<br />Michal Pisarek – SharePoint Analyst HQ<br />http://www.sharepointanalysthq.com/<br />MSDN – Detailed definitions of each XML attribute<br />http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff625183.aspx<br />

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