I have created a custom search. I created my own folder in the Display Templates for Results and item person which seem to be working fine. I copied a hoverpanel into the same directory but no matter what changes I make nothing changes. How do I know which hoverpanel the results are using? The hoverpanel I have keeps showing Authored Documents which I don't want.
Click on search Web part and Edit Web part to check which DisPlay template is being used.
Here is an article about steps to create custom display templates and use it: