Customizing Search with scopes


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Customizing Search with scopes

Another way that you can help people find what they're looking for in SharePoint that really only takes a few minutes is by defining what's called a custom search scope. The search scope is the idea of what amount of the indexed search results are we actually looking at. And even if you don't have the dropdown search scope box, you're always using a scope. A lot of the times it's the All Sites scope, which really means everything in the search index or as much as we're allowed to see of it anyway. But searching just people is a scope, searching just a particular site is a scope.

So you can reduce what it is you're looking at by a type of document or by a location of the document. Maybe I want to just search documents created in the last 30 days and I'd like that as a scope. Maybe, I'd like to just search spreadsheets, maybe I'd like to just search things created by Bob. All of these things can be defined as custom scopes and made available in the sear...

Customizing Search with scopes
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Customizing Search with scopes provides you with in-depth training on IT. Taught by Simon Allardice as part of the SharePoint 2010 Essential Training

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