Questions tagged [refiner]

An element for adding accuracy to search results. Refiners are typically categories of result types that a user can select to include or exclude to tailor the search results to their specific goal.

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How do I add a refinementFilter to remove results with null in certain fields?

I am trying to filter results from a JSOM KeywordQuery people search to only include people who have a "Department" listed, but it's still returning everyone, with and without departments. I think I ...
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Custom Refiners Appear Empty

I have multiple site collections filled with documents. One site collection only hosts the search center (no documents here). On every site collection (except the search site), the same site columns ...
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Search Refinement web part refines empty results when clicking authors from “Show More”

I am using search refinement web part to refine search results web part results. When clicking the author from search refinement web part can refines results but after clicking show more authors and ...
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“taxid” crawled property not being generated from provisioned taxonomy field

I am trying to provision a few site columns to be used by a metadata term store. So far, I can CRUD list items and choose terms for each taxonomy field I have in my list. Now I am trying to build a ...
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display template not displaying in choose refiners

I have created a display template using this link https://www.eliostruyf.com/part-1-create-first-search-refiner-control-template/ I have uplodated the html in the master page catalog display ...
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Search Schema Categories are empty

I am having some issue with refiners and I noticed that the categories are empties. There is a way to add them manually or that means SharePoint has some issue?
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SharePoint 2013 get refiners content with JavaScript

Hi I managed to get refiners using JavaScript but now I am trying to get the content of each of them. This is what I have, thank you. RefinerName Item1 (2) file1.txt (Contents I am trying to get) ...
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Make list item title refinable

I have a set of project sites in Sharepoint 2013 on premises, each of which contains a list of content type Project details. This content type contains columns for Project Name, Project Manager and ...
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After adding a managed property in Query Text the Refiners disappear in Build your query tab

I have the following query: path:{Site.URL} ContentTypeId:0x0102* clsStartDate>{Today-1} and when I use it in the Query Text of Content Search Web Part, the Refiners in the refiners tab disappear. ...
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Using a termset as Refiner without Search Result Web part

I am working on a SharePoint on-premise environment, and following is the scenrio I want to achieve; I want to add a refinement web part to a page (without Search Result Web Part) which contains one ...
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Refiners based on managed properties

I had a situation before where I could link meta data / site columns with managed properties to use is as a refiner in my search center. I created the search center subsite under the root site ...
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How to fix errors in Sharepoint search (no refiners found)

SharePoint version: 2013 (not office 365 ) I have a SharePoint site that I built about a month ago. I am the administrator of the site. The sites function is to track changes to remote sites in our ...
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Using KQL in the updateRefinersJSON method

After weeks of searching I have been unable to find any documentation as to how to pass KQL values through the updateRefinersJSON method. I know there is a Boolean flag for KQL but nothing specifies ...
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Search date refiner with future dates

The OOTB search refiners for dates all seem to assume that there are only dates from the past up to today. If I have a RefinableDate with future dates they all get piled up on an interval labeled "...
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Sharepoint Online 2013 Global Managed Property (refiner)

In my scenario i have programmatically created site collections by csom. Everything works fine right now. My problem is i want to manage search schema from one root site. I have customized search ...
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Adding javascript after click event of the refiners (display template question)

I want to execute my javascript code postrender of my refiners. I have done that by using this: ctx.OnPostRender = []; ctx.OnPostRender.push(ctx, function () { mycode(); }); This all ...
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Pre-selected Refiners

I have a Search Center set up with a number of refiners. One of the refiners for the items returned identifies whether a document is considered archived or not. It is required that a user can search ...
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Using SharePoint 2013 Geolocation Field as a Search “Distance” Refiner

Does anyone know of any working examples of using the new Geolocation field as a SharePoint 2013 search refiner? We would like to tag items with their location and then enable end-users to filter ...
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SharePoint 2013 delimited text as multi value refiner

Scenario: Client has BCS wired up directly to SQL Server (stored procedure) to ReadList and ReadItem. Search crawls the BCS external content type nightly. The stored procedures return one-to-many ...
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How to hex encode refiners

I'm trying to build some custom links from search results to a content search webpart page that also uses refiners. I examined the hash added to the url when using the refiner from the CSWP page and ...
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Search - Refine where value is “blank”

I've got a custom search results page and I could do queries with refiners like Title:Banana to refine the results even more. How would I do this then if I'm interested in items where the Title has ...
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Metadata managed and crawled properties, finding the right one?

I'm attempting to run a content search web part working with a refinement web part using managed metadata that I have in my site collection term store. I have mapped a Refinablestring00 managed ...
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Search - Is it possible to refine by top-level subsite?

I'm on SharePoint Online and this is my site collection: https://something.sharepoint.com/sites/mySiteCollection Underneath this, I have the following major subsites: https://something.sharepoint.com/...
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Add Enterprise Keywords column into refinablestring

I would like to know what is best way to add Enterprise keywords column into refinable string so it can pick up inside search
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Have a refiner value preset when loading a start page

I have a start page in SharePoint 2013 (on premises) where I use search results (without search box) and a refiner panel to display a long list of items found at multiple sites. In the refiner panel I ...
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'Search on Yammer' link in search center refiners

I have a heavily branded site I'm working on and can't find where the "Search on Yammer" link is being populated from. It appears within the search refiner/filter web part in the left column but none ...
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Troubleshot refiner gibberish

I have a managed metadata column in a library, then our admin map it to a crawled property in Central Admin and ran a full crawl. When I add the refinable property to Refiner, I saw the gibberish as ...
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Renaming the default content source from “Local SharePoint sites”

I need to rename the default content source in Search to something other than "Local SharePoint sites". I've noticed however that the name of it cannot be edited. The only other way I can think to do ...
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Can the search refiner web part handle localized values?

Using the BCS I am crawling external data and I am using Managed Properties to make sure that data is available in search results. I can use the search refiner web part to refine based on one of my ...
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Custom refiner display template: Possible to change refiners' display names?

Does anyone know if it's possible to create a custom refiner display template that renders the refiner values differently to their native values? I have a managed property Manager act as a refiner: ...
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Which Crawled property to map in managed property for 'Title' from a Document Library

I am working on Creating a custom search result page with custom refiners. And I am stuck with choosing the appropriate crawled property to map to Refinable string managed property. Do someone knows ...
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Refiner webpart shows duplicate users

In a search refinement webpart we have mapped a refinableString as a refiner. This managed property is mapped to one crawled property named "ows_contactPerson" Unfortunately, we're getting duplicate ...
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How do I edit search page on team site on SharePoint Online?

Hello this search page from a team site. However when i search in HR it don't come up in the refinement sections. The documents have been tag by going to into term-store. I would like to how i can ...
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people refiners on “everything page” sharepoint

Is there a way to get people refiners such as "SPS-department" , "SPS_Skills" etc in the refiners sections on the Everything results page provided by sharepoint?
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SharePoint 2013 REST search API sort result by refiners

Is possible to sort (order by) a REST search result by RefinementName? Thank you http://server/_api/search/query?querytext='*'&refiners='Wiki'
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Multiple Choice Column Refiner

I recently created a search refiner for a multiple choice column called MyChoice. For that, i configured the managed property refinable and allowing multiple values. I did a full crawl and get this: ...
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Search refiner on first letter of the title

Is it possible to create a refiner on the site search based on the first letter of the title of an item? My end goal is to be able to display everything in the search results and filter by the letter ...
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Refiner value is not populated in Refiners tab of Search Results Web Part

I have created a site column called "mySiteCol1" and performed search such that this column must be populated in the Refiners tab on Search Results Web Part and I can filter the search results.But the ...
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How to match a column and its crawled property?

We are using SharePoint 2013 on-premise. I have a managed metadata column Wiki Categories. After reset index and full crawl, I found several fields have the name wiki. I marked them as refinable and ...
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Missing refiners on the left of my search result page in my custom masterpage

I am using SharePoint 2013. I have installed some design package. And now I am using this new custom masterpage. It is beautifule, but I am missing the refiners area on the left of my search result ...
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Why do I see 12 decimals in my custom refinable integer column on my search page?

I have a SharePoint 2013 portal and are customize the searchpage. I have add some refinables. All the refinables are working fine. Only one refinable is not like how I expected. I have a custom column ...
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How to apply search refinements (with checkboxes) before doing a search?

I have a page that has a search box web part and I would like to add some search refiners underneath the web part. See the example below: ___________________________________________ [ Search... ...
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No results when using Social Tag Refiner

When clicking on a SocialTag refiner in SharePoint Enterprise search, the search can not find any results. The content is clearly there since the refiner is there and I get results in the initial ...
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Refinement WebPart - DetectedLanguage Category

I'm in the process to customize a search results page and I'm using the Refinement WebPart to target some metadata for which the client wants some drill-down. The client is bilingual, and wants to ...
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How to get a specific number of results for a Content Type value matching a specific string?

Example: I have a content type as FAQ. I need to retrieve only 8 FAQ results (along with other content types - no limit )from Sharepoint search api.
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OOTB refiner with And condition

Is it possible to configure a refiner to refine based on a value in a column and a content type. Our search results page has multiple content types. All content types have the column A e.g. We ...
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Showing refined list of subsites via search results web part based on most clicked subsites

I am working with SharePoint online classic site collection. Using a search results web part on a search page, I am displaying a list of subsites using following query: (path:https://****....
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Search REST API - An unknown error occurred

Wondering if you could help me please, I am currently calling the SharePoint rest search api with a number of parameters as below: GET: https://tenant.sharepoint.com/sites/sitecol/_api/search/query? ...
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new refiner in peopleresults.aspx

I followed this guide to add a refiner for peopleresults.aspx http://nikcharlebois.com/creating-custom-search-refiners-in-office-365-using-term-sets/ The idea is that there is a list where a taxonomy/...
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Customising SharePoint Refiners to include “All”

I have a sharepoint site with a choice site column "Depot". This site column has the following choices: All Depots Brisbane Stapylton Sunshine Coast This site column is used as a Refiner in their ...