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Search 2010: Exclude dispform.aspx from search without excluding content?

Our index is bloated by thousands upon thousands of identical /DispForm.aspx? results, but there doesn't seem to be a way of excluding these without also excluding the content contained within the ...
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Search not indexing search results / content search webpart on a page

I have a page which features a search results webpart to show the results of a preconfigured search query. The display template of the webpart has been modified to include a number of custom metadata ...
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Show correct content type with custom display item

I am using the following code in a custom display template for my search results to show the correct content type of an item: _#=ctx.CurrentItem.ContentType=#_ The good part is that it returns the ...
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Search not respecting noindex

I've got a content query web part embedded on a page layout in a publishing site. This content query web part rolls up the 10 most recent posts of a content type. In the page layout, I've wrapped ...
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How to “Search by Code” in Sharepoint Foundation 2010 items with a custom column

I've got a site collection on a Sharepoint Foundation 2010. I've Search Express also installed.. When i wrote down in the search box something like "Parameter:Value" it returns me the right elements ...
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Search refinement by date

In Sharepoint 2013 Search Results refinement panel, the OOTB date refinement Modified Date has the dates option set as Last day, week, month, six months and year. But the slider with the graph, does ...
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Search for words that aren't complete

I am a novice with SharePoint search. When I try to search for "pradeep", I get the correct results. But my requirement is that even if I type "pra" in the search, I should get the results. How is ...
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How to change “No results are available” message?

I got a default message from sharepoint search as like: "No results are available. Either no query is specified, or the query came from advanced search (Federated Webparts do not support Advanced ...
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Include document sets in search results

I am using the following query in my search center to only display documents (Word, Powerpoint, etc.): IsDocument:1 The desired result set is all documents (like above) and all document sets ...
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Search result is always the same independently of query

in a SP Foundation 2013 we are always getting same results independently of search query entered: results always include the same documents (approx. 300 in a total of thousands). All documents seem ...
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Managed Property Mapping in display template giving blank values for custom properties

I have specific problem. In search result I want to display certain information from a column called Metadata. So I did this: Is column mapped in Search Schema? MetadataOWSTEXT - Check Performed ...
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Get custom properties like `Created` and `Description` in Display Templates of ContentBySearchWebPart

I use Display Templates for rendering ContentBySearchWebPart. Nice feature, but how I can add custom properties from search results list item into Display Template? For example, I have a template, ...
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People Search Cores Results Web Part + Member Of Properties

Trying to configure a People Search Core Results web part in SP 2010. I've configured it to correctly return users based on the "SPS-JobTitle" and/or "SPS-Location" attributes. I've found, however, ...
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Search for empty property fields in SharePoint 2010?

Is it possible to search (e.g. via the property picker in the advanced search dialog) for all items that have a specific property field which is empty? For example: All items with an emtpy title ...
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Refiner does not show all file types

I created a Sharepoint search center with the refiner "file type". All document types related to the keyword are shown in the filter except Visio files (vsdx), but if I edit the search page and ...
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Search API not returning hit

I have a problem where one of my documents does not show up in search. I have investigated with the REST API and found no evident wrongs. Example: Doing a search for MyCustomProperty="Something is ...
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Return a rich text managed property in search results

I am working with a custom list in Sharepoint 2010. The list has nine custom columns, some of which are rich text. I've mapped these custom columns to managed properties so that I can return them ...
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Managed/Crawled Property for Site Collection “TITLE”

I am trying to find a managed / crawled property in SP2013 O365 that will give me the actual "name" / site title of the Root Site Collection. I can get the URL using "SPSiteURL", but is there a ...
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I cant crawl pdf in wss 3.0. Please Help!

I have wss 3.0 installed in windows server 2008 r2( 64 bit). I have installed ifilter60 in my server and made registry change in \HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office ...
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Inconsistent results with multiple refiners

I'm seeing some weird stuff going on with refining search results in SharePoint Online. I've got a search results webpart set-up which returns items of a specific content type. Alongside it is a ...
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Is there some search result sorting like: `most popular`?

I have a ContentBySearchWebPart configured with this query: {searchboxquery} Path:http://myCompany.com/sv contentclass:"STS_Site" I selected some display template and it looks good. Is it possible ...
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Mix two Result Sources in Search Results Web Part

This is my following scenario: MySite Host Site Collection with a custom page called peoplesearch.aspx peoplesearch.aspx has Refinement Panel, and Search Results Web Part (Search Box webpart is in ...
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Web application zone configuration - problem with search

We are having problems with search application in our environment. The problem is that search works as expected if it's performed from the search center site collection for all sites. But it doesn't ...
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After changing display template of search results - search isn't working

I'm changing a display template (copy Item_Person, modify, and add Item_Person_WorkPhone) and adding a new search type. It works, but only with my administrator account. Users with Read permission ...
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Office 356 REST API for search

Office 365 REST API for search return only 500 rows by setting parameter rowimit=500. This is the query i am trying.. https://server_address/_api/search/query?querytext='test'&rowlimit=500 but ...
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limit scope of search webpart to site sharepoint 2013

I just created a search page for a proposal archive site we have. I noticed that when I search it finds me results from the parent site as well. Is there a way to limit the scope of the search to be ...
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How to create custom search result source + display template

This is the desired scenario: User searches for something and if that something comes from a particular list, swap out the Search Result title(link), with the list item's Url field. If the search ...
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Calculated datetime column returns string;# in search index

We have a calculated column, that results in a date. It's output type is set to DateTime - Date only. When we run the search indexer, it shows up in "crawled properties" as a Text-column, and in the ...
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SharePoint 2010 search does not crawl a specific site in the site collection

I have a SharePoint 2010 site collection based on a custom Publishing site definition. I'm trying to figure out why sub-sites and pages underneath a certain site (/Foo) are never included in my ...
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Modify core search results to display custom property

I am trying to modify the core search results webpart in SP2010. Ive created a managed property named: ExternalContactsCompany I then added a <Column name="ExternalContactsCompany"/> section to ...
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How can I trim the Decimals from these search results?

I have a built custom search template for a SharePoint Online site collection to return results in a tabular form. The template works and returns the desired data but some of it is not in the format I ...
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Search Results WebPart: Result preview returns more results than actual

I am using the search results webpart to return a list of people in a particular department. I set up the query correctly for the webpart and when I do "Test Query", it returns 8 relevant results in ...
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SharePoint 2013 App: Search in app context

In a SharePoint app I want to perform a search in the context of an app instead of the user. But, when I create a new app context var spContext = ...
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How does SharePoint search work across site collections

At the beginning I thought that each site collection have its own search, and that the search centre for each site collection will only search the contents within a site collection. But when I test ...
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get all joined community sites under current site collection in search results/REST search/CSOM

I've list of community sites in a site collection, and I have a publishing page on my site collection with a content editor WebPart on it. I've to show list of joined community sites on this webpart ...
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How do I set the default search results page for a search center in SharePoint 2013 and/or SharePoint Online?

In SharePoint Online within the Administration Center, I can go to Search Center Settings and set a Search Center URL. I can do the same thing in the search service application for an on-premise ...
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Search shows results for /Pages/foldername AND /Pages/foldername/default.aspx

I'm finding that my SharePoint 2010 search results are showing results for both a folder and that folders default.aspx page. For example, my results can look like this: products <description taken ...
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People Search Results Links to /person.aspx?accountname=DOMAIN/USERNAME Causes 404 User Not Found

When doing people searches in SharePoint 2010 Server, the account name is formatted DOMAIN/USERNAME instead of DOMAIN\USERNAME. This is causing a User Not Found error when trying to click on their ...
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SP 2013 Search Results web part

I am trying to create an org chart based on a persons department. I am using the Search Results web part in SP 2013 Enterprise. When I build the query I select the "Local People Results (system). I ...
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page preview not showing on display template

I have created a display template which is a hover panel. I am wanting to add the page preview thing but at the moment it is not working. I added from a default display template that works but for ...
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In SP2013 how to search a datetime property with querystring?

In my test SP2013 farm, on a page with OOTB search result webpart, I key in follow query string in browser: /sites/abc/SitePages/search.aspx?k=NewsArticleDate=2013/6/14..2014/6/15 It seems ...
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SP2013 Last modified date wrong in search results - day and month are inverted

We have a problem with the search results "Last modified Date". So if i take a look at the document and look at the last modified document i see "06/10/2014". This is correct cause the ...
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No search results are showing up for catalog items in the consuming publishing site

Cross-site publishing seems like the best way to set up a news site for our intranet. I followed a couple of blog posts that explain how to set up an authoring site using a product catalog site ...
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Querying the documents result source SharePoint online returns incorrect results

I'm trying to use the REST api on a SharePoint online site to get results that are only documents. My query string looks like this: ...
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Custom sort with custom ResultScriptWebPart

I know in 2010 there was a way how to add custom sorting by Managed Property, it was obtaining data provider in overriden method and than just set the sort property and direction. However in 2013 I ...
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Excluding URLs from Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Search

I am running SharePoint Foundation 2013. I am having an issue excluding URLs from my search results. We have setup the search query to only search a particular subsite which is a List that has ...
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SharePoint 2013: Access the metadata Tags of a page within a Search Result Display Template for an Item

I'm trying to access the metadata Tags of a SharePoint page within the search result of that page using a Display Template. In the Managed Properties for my search service, the Tags property is ...
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Customize search core result web part to display data in table-like fashion

I would like to display my search results in a table-like fashion. Does anyone know any good technique that I can use to display my custom columns in a table fashion? I used a html table, but it ...
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Modify xslt in search core web part to join a column from another list

I am using search core web part to display the results of my search. I have added a column in xslt so that it displays ProjectId in the search result. I am using BCS to search an external database. I ...
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Adding new Result type in Search site of SharePoint 2013

I have added new file type (e.g. xyz) in Crawling section of Search administration of SharePoint 2013. I also added new Result type in SharePoint search site with condition: FileType Equal any off.. ...