When i try to add a standard Search web part to my home page i cannot see the category search. In one of my site collections it is available, but in the other site collection it is not. Now i know it is propably something i have to activate, but i have been looking a lot now and can't seem to find it. Below is an image to further explain my problem.

Thanks in advance!

Image http://img204.imageshack.us/img204/3809/errorbq.png

Edit So the answer below is correct, the reason why i did not find it by myself because I was logged in as a user with full control but not site colelction admin. So i did not see this option, so for future reference, don't make the same mistake!


Go to your site collection features and ckeck the Search Server Web Parts Feature is activated.

Search Server Web Parts

This feature uploads all web parts required for Search Center.

Hope this helps

  • Ofcourse this is the answer, as i said i just couldn't find it anymore, thanks!
    – nldev
    Aug 24 '11 at 11:55

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