Information Architecture (IA) is a commonly used term for the art and science of organizing and labeling content (documents, web sites, blog posts, emails, etc.) to support findability and … [Read more...] about Optimizing your Content for Search and Discovery
My good friend, Matthew McDermott wrote a great blog post a few weeks ago with the title “Think Search First - Planning Your Next SharePoint Project”. In his great storytelling style, … [Read more...] about Think Search First – and have Good Metadata, Please!
In many cases, customers complain about "Sharepoint Search doesn't work". While it is a generic objection, and there are many things to evaluate, one of the recommendations I can give is to consider … [Read more...] about SharePoint Search Query Rules: Promoting Results (“Best Bets”)
I am super excited to announce my next 2-day workshop "SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Search in Practice", taking place in Seattle, WA, Nov 9-10, 2017.In this two-day workshop, I will introduce … [Read more...] about SharePoint and Office 365 Search in Practice – Premium Workshop in Seattle, WA
The feature of search refiners has been in SharePoint since the version of 2010. In SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 we have deep refiners, which means each result in the result set is … [Read more...] about Search Refiners in SharePoint 2013, 2016 and Office 365
Crawling is the process of gathering the content for search. To retrieve information, the crawl component connects to the content sources by using the proper out-of-the-box or custom connectors. After … [Read more...] about SharePoint crawl types: Full, Incremental, Continuous