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7 ways to search for content in SharePoint and Office 365

Good news – there are more places than ever to search for content in SharePoint and Office 365. Bad news – there are more places than ever to search for content in SharePoint, and your search results will differ depending on where you initiate your search from. So that you understand what I am talking about, let me explain the different search… keep reading >

3 ways to prevent documents from appearing in search results in SharePoint

Not everything you store in SharePoint is meant to be seen by others. Say, you uploaded a pretty confidential document, like a company business plan. How do you assure it is not picked up by mighty SharePoint search engine? Here are a few ways to prevent documents from appearing in search results in SharePoint Intranet. Option 1: Create unique Permissions for a… keep reading >

What are users searching for in your SharePoint Intranet?

Ever wondered what your employees are searching for in your SharePoint Intranet? What are the top queries, keywords and search terms? Having such information can yield some great tips on how to optimize your Intranet sites, which content to have available on main landing pages. Say, for example, you determine that most users search for certain files, like Vacation Request Form or… keep reading >

7 reasons you cannot find the documents in a SharePoint document library

You know that feeling when you cannot find your car keys or wallet in your house? You know they are there, somewhere, but, yet, you spend the whole day searching for them. The same phenomenon applies to SharePoint document libraries. You have seen the document before, and now it is …gone. This post will try to shed some light on the mystery… keep reading >

SharePoint Search Options

We live in the world where information is king. Searching and most importantly, finding the relevant information, is crucial (think Google). When it comes to SharePoint, finding relevant content can make or break the success of the platform for the organization. As SharePoint keeps growing exponentially with content being thrown at it, SharePoint Search becomes one of its most important features. With… keep reading >

How SharePoint keyword search works

Anytime you type in the query into SharePoint search box, you get what I call Google-style search results – content that matches the keywords you typed in. But how does it really work, what is being searched and why do results look different for different users? This post will answer these questions. The below material is based on few very important assumptions: Assumption… keep reading >