0

I am using the blog template in SharePoint 2010 and want to provide a Search feature that only returns items within the Posts lists in order to allow users to search through posts based on keywords.

0

Jackie,

You can define a new search scope for the site collection.. add the scope to the desired site and use it..

The important points while creating the scope to only search in a specific list is that:

Scope Rule Type: Web Address (http://server/site)
In Web Address select Folder and type the url of custom list e.g.
http://server:port/Lists/MyList

And when the scope is ready, the following rule:

Select Scope Rule Type is Property Query(Author=John Doe)
In Property Query section, select contentclass in Add property restrictions combo box.
In text box type STS_ListItem_GenericList

Please have a look at following posts:

Steps to search a specific custom list

Create a Search Scope for a Sharepoint 2010 List or Library

1

You can use REST api or CSOM to perform a list search for a client-side solution. If you know what columns to search for the keyword, take a look at: Using REST call to retrieve SharePoint list items as an array of JSON objects

For server side: See https://splistfilter.codeplex.com/ can get you started.

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.