Search Scope is the crawlers context given in Central Administration. The crawler indexes content based on Search Scope.

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Search Scope for searching a Document Library

I am creating a Search scope For fetching a Document library in my site. Below are the steps which I have tried: SiteActions-->SiteSettings-->SiteCollectionAdministration-->SearchScope. Clicked on ...
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limit search on custom column of pages library

I am very new to search. I have been searching this but could not find any. Here is my problem: We have a custom column created for Pages Library EdwSearchTag. When ever we add file to pages library, ...
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Content by Search WebPart to search only in subwebs

Is it possible (and when yes, how?) to configure a Content by Search WebPart (SP2013) to search only items in current web and subwebs? For example I have a CBSWP on a page with path: ...
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Search scopes have too few items

This is a difficult question I am trying to figure out how SharePoint 2010 Search and Scope works. I have a site that contains 369 sites, and 5563 total pages within those sites. The sites are all ...
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How to I exclude all users in a AD group from People Search?

I have a group of people that we do not want to show up in people search. All of these individuals are part of a certain AD group. They all also have a consistent AD field (their job title is all the ...
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SharePoint 2013 Result Sources - Combining BCS Content Source with SP Content Source - Only See SP Content Source

Scenario: Content Source 1: Standard SharePoint Local Sites Content Source 2: BCS Application Seek to create 1 Unified Search Result from a Common Result Source.. I have been trying to combine a ...
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Possible to use “greater than” / “less than” in Scope Rules?

At first glance it appears that they force you to use "equals" as the operator. Does anyone know of a way to setup a rule that allows you to use "less than" and "greater than"? If not, would it be ...
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Custom KeywordQuery ignores scope until I visit viewscopes.aspx

I have a setup with two farms. Farm A is the front-end farm where web applications are hosted and farm B is the service farm where the search service + others are hosted. I have set up a custom ...
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Refine search get aspx pages only based on tags

I have to search all the aspx pages in my site-collection based on tags. For example - Tag "finance" has been added to finReport.aspx and denialsReport.aspx. So when user search finanace, it should ...
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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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SharePoint 2010 Search Giving Odd Results

When using 'Search This Site', I am trying to search for a specific word (AWRS), and it is giving 1 result. However, this result does not have the word AWRS anywhere in the title, description or in ...
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how to make a search scope as default item displayed in searchbox dropdown

How to make a search scope as default item displayed in searchbox dropdownsplayed in searchbox dropdown? I have dropdown box placed next to Logo and this currently shows scope to search people . ...
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Will Google crawl RSS Viewer on public publishing site?

Will search bots (like Google) index this information? Or this content loads dynamically only when user opens the page? Can google bot open this page and index content?
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Filter Search Results Based On Link Clicked

I am using SharePoint 2013 and have links on the home page such as (Tax, Assurance, Advisory). Does anyone know how I can in SP 2013 use one search page but filter out the results depening on the link ...
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Hide Search results for every thing option in Enterprise search in SP2013

Hide search options for "Every Thing" in SharePoint Enterprise search in 2013 for all the users. we tried by removing the Ever thing option but user know the url like pages/results.aspx, then we can ...
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How to create custom search with sub site1 and its sub sites in SP2013?

we need a create a custom search having the requirement like to create a custom search at subsite1 and its subsites only,i dont want to include sitecollection1 search results in subsite1. can any ...
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Create custom search in SharePoint 2013 with OOTB features

Can any one please tell me the steps to create a custom search in sharepoint 2013 using OOTB features? I also want to know few more things. How to search only documents? How to search only lists? ...
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Sharepoint search returns nothing after configuring AAM

There is a SharePoint intranet site http://server_name:port with DNS xyz pointed to server_name. The issue could be related to the way I have configured AAM. Here is the background about what was ...
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People Search result scoping

I have a server farm for three organisations (unfortunately they are all sharing the same user profile service app). There are three web apps with site collections (one web app with a site coll per ...
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What can I do to get users that doesn't come in sharepoint rest api search to show up in result set list?

greetings! I am facing a trouble and it is driving me crazy. I created a webpart for searching people using sharepoint rest api and I had specified the rowlimit with 500 which is the max row numbers ...
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SharePoint 2013 People Search not working

On our farm, People searches (this site) return no results while the "everything" search center returns results, even results from people. Some background on the farm: We have a web app with 2 AAMs, ...
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Office 365 Public Website Search Configuration

I'm building a public facing site in Office 365 SharePoint. I added the search snippet in my master page and it works but it doesn't search the site pages only my lists and document libraries. How ...
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Sharepoint server 2010 configuring search

Can anyone provide or link to a general overview of how to setup and configure search in Sharepoint 2010. I see scopes and rules and have setup crawl jobs but I am trying to figure out the best way to ...
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Searching my custom BDC model errors

I wrote a custom BDC model, and it works. I can create a list, look at the items, look at a single item, create external data columns in other lists, etc. Now I created a content source to index ...
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Link a search field to a specific Document Library

I am rebuilding our contact centers self help page and am trying to do some fun things with custom search fields on that page. My question is how do I customize the search field so that it only ...
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SharePoint 2013 list search box issue

I have implemented the search which show word and PDF documents. But when i am searching from search text box it shows every time me all the document of word and PDF e.g. if I write "test" in search ...
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SharePoint 2010 Search not working

I have installed and configured SharePoint 2010 to run on the same box as the SQL Server its running from in Windows Server 2008 R2. Everything is working fine except the search. I have uploaded ...
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How to exclude Admin Acounts from People Search Result

I would like to remove all the Admin accounts from People Search results. I have seen several ways to do it. I didn't want to add a new field in the AD to indicate whether the account is an admin ...
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Inherit the search drop down from site collection to sites/sub sites

In SP2013 I created a custom search scope drop down options at site collection level. I have to inherit the same search scope dropdown option to all the sites/sub sites under the site collection. How ...
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Scoped Search Alerts

I have a client who is trying to use Search Alerts that are scoped to a specific content source. The Search Results web part they are using is already scoped to this source, but it seems that when a ...
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configuring site collection search - sharepoint 2013

Im taking over a web farm and unfortunately the search application(Global Search Center URL) was configured as if there was only going to be one web application.What was done is the url ...
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Returning custom columns when using search API sourceid

I am attempting to search a specific custom content type using SharePoint Online's REST Search API. Here is the URL Request. _api/search/query?sourceid='d0aa2c2e%2D7709%2D46f1%2D835a%2D244f483e4b0e' ...
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Change global search to default search

I created Enterprise search. After that I changed it globally using PowerShell $ssa = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication $ssa.SearchCenterUrl = "enterprise url" $ssa.Update() Now I want ...
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two queries from two different pages onto one search results query

I am using SP2013 and have two searches on different pages. I am wanting them both to go to the same page when searched. They have the different search queries. Is there anyway to do this with in the ...
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Find a file in Library Documents

I must give a search box to the Library Documents. I do it by the filters, and everything goes right, before I put the files into the folders. Does anyone know any of method which goes to folders, and ...
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How to create a search scope for content type?

As per this tutorial http://velavans.blogspot.com/2010/08/1.html, have created and configured the Metadata on the Search Service in SharePoint 2010. Note: Created a list based on the ...
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Sharepoint Search crawl warning The URL was permanently moved

While Crawling the SharePoint site on different farm, we are getting a warning The URL was permanently moved. (URL redirected to XXXX/pages/xyz/abc.aspx) And only this page (XXXX/pages/xyz/abc.aspx ) ...
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SharePoint Search Query webPart

I need to show the list of sub sites within site collection for which user is having contributor or Full access. All users will have read only rights, there is deep level of nesting and if traverse ...
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Sharepoint Online default search result/scope in the small “global” search box

We are using O365/SharePoint Online 2013. Can the default search result/scope in the small/global search box in upper right corner of SharePoint sites be changed? As the default is "This Site" and we ...
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Verticals vs Refiners in search-first migration?

A useful thing to have during a search-first migration from legacy file servers is a way to distinguish content remaining from content in Sharepoint. Is there a reason to prefer search verticals vs ...
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Search content withing the documents in sharepoint 2010

Do we have any out of box search wherein we can search the content within the document(.doc, .xls, .pdf) and display the result?
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How can I set my site's default search scope to be “This Site”?

I understand you can set the site collection's search scope settings at "Site Collection Administration>Search Settings". Is there a way, in SharePoint 2010 Foundation, we can set the scope solely for ...
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Limit search results based on field in list

My search basically just has one scope to crawl everything. Can someone provide me with brief overview or link to guide to: setup a new scope to filter results Setup managed and crawled properties ...
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SP2010 - Search scope on default search page

I have a problem with the search in SP2010. I defined a scope that only displays elements and not lists. That works great as long as I use a custom search center page as the result page. However, ...
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SharePoint 2010 add a new search scope programmatically

You can add a new search scope via PowerShell: New-SPEnterpriseSearchQueryScope -SearchApplication "Search Service Application" -Name NewSearchScope -Description "New Search Test Scope" ...
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Save search functionality in the SharePoint 2010 Page

I have an OOTB Advance Search and Results Page in SP 2010. I like to add a link for "Save Search" to enable users to save their search criteria. When user clicks on search and check the save search ...
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My Search Service's Crawl Schedules are not firing

I have SharePoint 2013 , and I have added a Search service , where I defined a search schedule to run an incremental crawl each 20 minutes and full crawl once a day. Currently none of the search will ...
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How to Skip Sites with No Access from Sp2013 Search Crawls

I have about 56 different Sites in our site collections that are set to No access. Every time Search Service Crawl hits those sites it prompts us with: Access to this SharePoint site has been ...
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Multiple Search core result web parts with different scopes at one page

I want to display 4 Search core result web parts with different scopes on one search result page. This is the scenario: User searches for term "test" entering the keywords into Search box. User is ...
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Why do crawls work, but scope contains 0 items?

We have got an interesting situation: http://intradev http://mysites Our Intranet is based on SharePoint 2010 server small farm with 2 servers. AD is Windows 2003. The Search crawls both sites just ...