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Knowledge Base Dashboard with SharePoint Content Query and Search

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Initial Setup for a Knowledge Base 1. We start with a set of documents for our Knowledge Base.  They are in a new Content Type and we have added in some fields to make it easier to organize and search. 2. We can create views to try and organize this library, but there are alternatives that can […]

SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Create a Display Template for a Result Source or Result Type (Bonus Part of 3)

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Back to Part 3  Create a new SharePoint Item Display Template In the previous blog post we had created all of our SharePoint BDC connections, content types, search schemas, and crawls.  But the display left something to be desired.  Now we will update the display templates to show a bit more information in our search results. […]

SharePoint 2013 Search Results Webpart Timeout

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

  Initial SharePoint Search Results Timeout Problem When working with several million results and extremely complex queries even with a relatively robust farm you may get a “Something Went Wrong” error in search.  Delving deeper you can see that there is a timeout set for queries longer than 15 seconds.  So what we want to do is […]

SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Search and Profile Page Demo (Part 3 of 3)

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Back to Part 2 Configure Search Crawl This section is relatively quick.  The only caveat is that by default BDC only returns 2000 results.  For our example this is fine.  But often times you will need to increase this limit significantly.  Once you have the limit set to what you want you can create a […]

SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Search and Profile Page Demo (Part 2 of 3)

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

Back to Part 1 Create the External Content Type External Content Types are similar to regular content types in that they contain several fields that make up that particular content type.  The main difference is that these fields are mapped to columns in the SQL database in this case.  We are only going to be […]

SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Search and Profile Page Demo (Part 1 of 3)

Written by: Ricardo Palhano Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

This topic will be separated into 3 posts.  It will cover a demo with step by step instructions for SharePoint 2013 Business Connectivity Services, Search and Profile Pages.  The second post will go over creating the external content types and creating the Business Data Connectivity Service.  The third post will cover customizing search and profile pages. […]

Bing Visual Search

Written by: Jorge "El Che" Vasquez Subscribe to this Author's RSS feed

As an avid Google user, I keep on asking myself, why would I ever use Bing. Google has been good to me, since I can easily find information in regards to work. However, when it comes to home searches, which usually deal with shopping for tools, electronics, trips, etc… I have noticed that I have […]