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SharePoint 2013 search not crawling site

Our SharePoint 2013 search is no longer crawling our sites data. It reports 1 successes for the top-level site and that is it. I have tried to re build search multiple times via powershell and ...
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How to search by choice column and metadata column?

I have a document library with additional columns like choice columns and managed metadata columns. There are folders, subfolders and files. Using SharePoint search I want to search the the files by ...
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Modern Search PnP Results web part does not display all items

I use the Modern Search Results PnP Webpart and the PnP Search Verticals. The source is a SharePoint list. The Search Results web part does not show all items in the list. The list has 3219 items and ...
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Restrict PnPSearchQuery to just site and subsites not all tenant sites

I had a request from some co-workers to build them a PowerShell to search sites for instances of text that is not accessible so they can replace it. Specifically NA or N/A. I have a PowerShell working ...
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Can not find result from a search list for one store

I am new to SharePoint, I have a list of stores into a mall, and one user can, successfully find a store, after performing a search and another one is not finding using the same search term. One thing ...
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Is there a way to search all pages on an internal corporate site based on a regex in SharePoint?

I have a regex where I'm looking for URLs that do not have any dot (.) characters in them. This is the regex I came up with: https?:\/\/[^.]*?\/ Testing that in a text file shows it works properly, ...
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Searchbox to search newsarticles in the hub site of 10 sitecollections

Our root site is our intranet sitecollection and is the hub site. There are 10 other sitecollections (HR, Legal, IT, etc..) which are associated to this hubsite. I would like to add an searchbox on ...
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Question about SharePoint PnP Search Results web part

I would like in the PnP Search Results web part the query of {SearchTerms} to be to show only the accounts that has no period in it. Is that possible? If so what do I have to change to: {SearchTerms} ...
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Search syntax for the sender of *.MSG emails saved in SharePoint library

What is the correct search syntax to find *.msg emails that have been sent by e.g. Alice? When I use one of the below search queries in the SharePoint search box at the top of the SharePoint library ...
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Graph search query: total results differs between pages

I'm encountering this issue: calling the POST /v1.0/search/query Graph API, with the following body: { "requests": [ { "entityTypes": ["listItem"],...
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In a graph search query, is it possible to retrieve per each listItem, their parent name?

I make a POST query to /search Graph API, with the following body: { "requests": [ { "entityTypes": [ "listItem" ], "...
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Graph query: is it possible to retrieve a RefinableStrings or Set of terms starting from a list column name?

As stated in the question title, if I have a column in a SharePoint list named "Category", and associated it to a Refinable String, let's say RefinableString03, is it possible to retrieve ...
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How to recognise the differance between a "News Post" and a "Page" programmatically with PowerShell?

I have an intranet and try to get the statistics of News Posts. I have now this PowerShell script below where I do a search query and get some metadata. Is there some attribute where I can recognize ...
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Manage "Document Type" column for each library which have different options

We have this case: A site with 10 document libraries For each document library we need to tag the documents with a managed metadata column named "Document Type" Use the PnP Modern search ...
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Sharepoint Online (Classic and Modern) Pages Pattern Search

We have Sharepoint Online and users can request sites of all types, while they can choose to have the classic or modern experience on them. We, also, have a media solution which users can use to ...
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SharePoint Online Filter By URL

I am working with the SharePoint API and trying to filter search results based on specific URLs. Currently, I have the following search query: http://www.test.com/_api/search/query?querytext=%27Hello%...
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Extracting information

I have list of SharePoint site address in an excel workbook. Need to extract all files (documents, excel spreadsheets, PDF documents) that contain list of specific keywords. The list of keywords will ...
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Unable search and filter items based on Chinese & Japanese languages

I have a SharePoint list that contains fields as translations for the Title field in different languages. Some of them are Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional and Japanese. When I try to query the ...
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SharePoint online search behaviour with sharing (link sharing or direct access) via AD guest vs external user

I'm using sharpeoint online and testing the following on a document library folder. Testing search functionality for following users: Internal AD users AD guest users External users When I share ...
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Showing Custom Column Values from a Child Site in Searches on the Hub Site

first time asker...I have a hub site and am designing search verticals (SharePoint Online Modern, no access to PnP). For results (pages, folders, and list items) obtained on the parent (hub) site, I ...
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Partial search in SharePoint

Does SharePoint search engine support partial words? I'm asking because mine not, and I wanted to know whether is that particularly my issue alone, or is it just how it was built?
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Showing list column in search results

We just transitioned to SharePoint 2019 on-prem, and we have a contact list that we use for our employee directory (our organization doesn't use active directory). The Locations aren't showing in ...
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Remove or hide search box from SharePoint Online - For only one page - the landing Page

Is it possible to remove/hidesearch box from SharePoint Online - For only one page the landing Page. I know you can use pnp-powershell script but it seems that removes it for the whole site collection?...
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In SharePoint online, is it possible to dynamically feed the name of the user loading the page to the Organizational Chart web part?

I am the SharePoint Online administrator for my employer. My management wants me to produce or find a web part similar to the out-of-the-box Organizational Chart web part, but they want the web part ...
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Excluding Specific Site Libraries When Indexing SharePoint Subsites with Azure Cognitive Search AI

I am encountering an issue with Azure Search AI (formerly known as Azure Cognitive Search). My objective is to index my SharePoint using Azure Cognitive Service so that I can integrate it with Azure ...
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Filter By does nor have search option in SP List

In my column header drop down in list view, when I choose "Filter By" option, there is No search option, Only check boxes. There are different column types and in neither of them I can type ...
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SharePoint Search filters on verticals across all sites

I setup search filters in Microsoft 365 on All and Files verticals, they only appear when I search through the Organization scope, but when I search from a hubsite or a site, the filters don't appear. ...
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Best practices to improve search-ability in SharePoint Online and prepare for AI usage - how to handle meta data and alternative search terms?

I have an intranet article in SharePoint and want to increase the chance that users are able to find it when they use the search feature (or future chat feature). For example the title of the article ...
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Full searchable-index. How to to extract into readable version

I would like to extract the searchable index of selected sites from the intranet (sharepoint server 2016). I have a target to create custom search using vectorstore where I need to have full SHP2016 ...
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How to Combine Search on SharePoint landing page?

How to search multiple combined search keywords using search box on SharePoint Online landing page?
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I am trying to set up a search query for a company directory

As title mentioned, I am trying to set up a company directory. Below is the KQL I'm trying use. I want to exclude any account with server, admin, workstation, Events, things of that nature. {...
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REST filtering large list by lookup field value

Is it possible to search in large list by lookup filed value with 'substringof' like: _api/web/lists/getbytitle('Obchodné Prípady')/items?$select=*,Investor/Title&$expand=Investor/ID&$top=100&...
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How to find size of M365 search index?

I came across below article and saw that there is a limitation on maximum number of on-premises items that can be indexed in M365. https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/search-limits Is there a ...
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Metadata Column having 2 hidden text fields due to that search is not working

I created one Metadata column with multi-select and it created 2 hidden fields with suffixes "_0" and "_1", Due to that Sharepoint search is not working for this field   Can anyone ...
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SharePoint list search for choice columns

I am having an issue with searching a list based on the contents of a choice column. I seem to be able to search by text-based fields, but I have an important field called Category that is a choice ...
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Exclude list column from affecting search

I have a SharePoint Online list that I would like to be able to search efficiently using the list search bar. There are around 30 columns but only 5 that I want to use for the purposes of searching. ...
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New custom modern search verticals not showing up

I've added two new custom search verticals for a SharePoint Online site using the option "Configure Search settings > Verticals". But they are not showing up in the search results page, ...
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HitHighlightedSummary is very short (compared to same query for OnPrem) or contains no data for list item SPO search results

I noticed that the HitHighlightedSummary is very short (compared to same query for OnPrem) or contains no data for list item SPO search results. The issue seems to be scoped tenant wide. Has anyone ...
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Help with KQL query search not returning any result

I have installed the search query tool and i'm sure i have the properties Birthday and Department updated in my SharePoint user profile. But using the below queries yields no result To list everyone ...
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Library's sub-folder does not return any search results from sub-folder, top-level folder search however does?

I am the owner of a SharePoint library that works as expected. All contents of the library are indexed, and are found if searched from the top level-folder called "Documents". The folder &...
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I need help with KQL search query - I want to list peoples birthday

I need a KQL something similar below to list users who were born in the current month Birthday:"this month" -ContentClass=urn:content-class:SPSPeople The above doesn't return anything When ...
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Journal index files [duplicate]

I have same issue described here: Journal taking all the space on C:\ Does anyone can tell if I delete those files, SP search/crawling will have issues after that? Also, Do you know why those files ...
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Edit search vertical at site level

I can no longer update search verticals a site level on SharePoint Online, the Edit button is no longer visible. I guess it is not a permission issue because it was working fine yesterday and nothing ...
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Custom Search Page For a Library

Is there a way to create and assign a custom search results page for a Document Library? I've created one at the site level, but if you navigate into a document library and do a search the results are ...
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How can I display a RefinableString in PNP Search Results Template?

How can I display a RefinableString in PNP Search Results Template? I've created the managed metadata field (RefinableString100), I have it mapped to my field in the document library and I've selected ...
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Searchable Calendar Events solution

Morning I'm using the Events Webpart on our intranet but I'm not finding it very usable. The big frustration is that if you choose to select 'All sites' as the Source and then click 'See all' when it'...
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PNP Modern Search - shuffling results or sorting by relevance?

I'm using the PNP Modern Search results webpart to create a "related results" sidebar to add to each of my pages in the IT knowledge base I'm creating. I have it set to show results that ...
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Searching for ContentType name works, but not for ID/GUID

I have a webpart solution that searches contentType via name like: ContentType: My_CT I want to change this and use the CTs GUID, like: ContentTypeId: 0x01007B8C5278BB810F499CC61F62C6B14FC5 But it ...
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Highlighted content (search column)

Can we do a custom query on the Description column (Multiple lines of text) in Highlighted content? Can we say: (Path:"https://test.sharepoint.com/test)AND(filetype:docx)AND(Description:"...
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SharePoint 2016 Search Fileshare content source crawled successfully but no files show when searched

i have configured SharePoint 2016 Search File share content source, this has crawled successfully with 350 files shown. Search results find files from the existing SP sites/libs, but no files are ...
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