How to configure the Query in the content by search webpart to show only the subsites in a given site collection? The query should not return any kind of documents or images or any other type of content.

In the query text field I have below:-


The above query displays everything within that site collection including sub sites, images, documents etc. How to restrict it show only subsites?


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If you clicked the Keyword Filter drop down in the query builder, you would've found the option Only return sites. It adds the following to the Query text: contentclass:STS_Web.

  • This query returns subsites of other subsites. Is it possible to return only subsites of current site collection which is in the path parameter?
    – Manu
    Jan 30, 2015 at 11:47

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