SharePoint Search and the Inconvenient MetadataExtractorTitle Crawled Property


References: Confusing titles and PDF files in SharePoint Search Show more relevant Titles in search results in SharePoint 2013 plus some other improvements SharePoint 2013 Search Configuration for Title I recently came across a problem in SharePoint Search which had me flumuxed for a while, looking at the search results below is displayed the results of … Continue reading SharePoint Search and the Inconvenient MetadataExtractorTitle Crawled Property

Set a PropertyBag Property as Indexed (Queryable via Search) using CSOM + Powershell


PropertyBag values in SharePoint 2013 can be indexed, which means that they’re indexed by Search and a crawled property is created using the PropertyBag name as the crawled property name. If you then create a managed property mapped to the crawled property you can use it in your search queries. The code below creates an indexed … Continue reading Set a PropertyBag Property as Indexed (Queryable via Search) using CSOM + Powershell

SharePoint: Using the CONTAINS Predicate with FullTextSqlQuery


The FullTextSqlQuery class is part of the Enterprise Search Query Object Model and is used to perform content queries using (amongst other things) managed properties and search scopes. This functionality is used by the OOTB search components, but obviously you can use it for your own purposes too, and when doing so you will need … Continue reading SharePoint: Using the CONTAINS Predicate with FullTextSqlQuery

SharePoint 2010 Modifying the Search Centre Master Page and Page Layouts


If you create a Search Centre in your SharePoint 2010 site collection, you may notice that it’s somewhat lacking in the navigation and breadcrumb goodies, as shown in the image below. Perhaps you want to fix this, so you change the search site master page to v4.master, or you’ve created your own custom masterpage perhaps also based on v4.master, … Continue reading SharePoint 2010 Modifying the Search Centre Master Page and Page Layouts