Wednesday, 10 September 2014

SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 5 - Restricting Results & Enable pdf previews

SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 1 - Configure Custom Search
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 2 - Refiners
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 3 - Search Box Web Part query Managed Properties
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 4 - Search Result Removal
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 5 - Restricting Results & Enable pdf previews (This Post)

Refine your results to a specific site or part of a return result set.


Setting up Pdf Previews for Search

You will need a Office Web App (WCA) Farm (1 or more servers), the WCA needs to have any patch after the original WCA product release.

 Perform a full Crawl and..

SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 1 - Configure Custom Search
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 2 - Refiners
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 3 - Search Box Web Part query Managed Properties
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 4 - Search Result Removal
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 5 - Restricting Results & Enable pdf previews (This Post)

SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 4 - Search Result Removal

SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 1 - Configure Custom Search
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 2 - Refiners
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 3 - Search Box Web Part query Managed Properties
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 4 - Search Result Removal (This Post)
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 5 - Restricting Results & Enable pdf previews

WIP

The image below shows how to restrict the results displayed using a "Result Source" at the site collection level to display a subset of data.  You can also refine the results displayed using the search result web parts and reducing the result source set.

The test button is useful to see if your refinement/filtering is working.

The 2 screen below allow me to create new Result Sources.  The result source creates a subset of results that can be consumed by search results web parts.


SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 1 - Configure Custom Search
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 2 - Refiners
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 3 - Search Box Web Part query Managed Properties
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 4 - Search Result Removal (This Post)
SharePoint 2013 Search Series - Post 5 - Restricting Results & Enable pdf previews
 
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