Category Archive: Search

Aug 03

Nickname search in SharePoint 2013

NOTE: This info applies to the SharePoint Standard 2013 BETA and as such is subject to change between now and RTM! Do not rely on this information as being gospel until confirmed at release! After posting my Nickname post this morning, I wondered what was happening with this in SharePoint 2013. As I just so …

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Aug 03

“I am known by many names, Mr Quatermain” – Nickname Search

When SharePoint 2010 first released, there was a lot of excitement about the ability to perform Phonetic and Nickname searches. One of the most common English names in the UK is Michael, which obviously has many variants and nicknames associated with it. Luckily with People search in SharePoint, searching by variant isn’t an issue… or …

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Mar 30

XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2

Intro and History of XML XML in SharePoint 101 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 1 XML in SharePoint Search Pt. 2 (This post) Using XSLT with Search Core Results Web part In my last post I talked about how to use the Federated Locations area within the Search Service Application to deliver custom XSLT to …

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Mar 21

Hear me roar!

So I finally got around to it and plucked up the courage to join the speaking circuit. Let me tell you, I now have even more respect for those colleagues of mine in the User group domain that regularly stand up in front of a large audience of their peers voluntarily to share their knowledge. …

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Jan 06

XML in SharePoint Search Pt.1

This post is part of a series of notes that I’m putting together regarding XML within SharePoint. I’m afraid a bit of time has passed since Part 1 and 2 went up, so you might want to refresh yourself on those first, I know I had to! Intro and History of XML XML in SharePoint …

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Sep 17

Integrating Search Server Express – reprised.

I’ll be one of the first to admit, Javascript is NOT my strong point.. or my favorite.. C# however is, so I amended the ASCX page to use C# throughout. 2 ASP controls for the Image and text box both of which have a click event “cmdRunSearch_Click” This calls:- protected void cmdRunSearch_Click(object sender, EventArgs e) …

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