Prepare for a deep dive into SharePoint Search! Search is an extremely powerful tool and understanding all of its components will go a long way as you build and support solutions in SharePoint. This course will cover search architecture including how content is crawled, indexed, and queried before it ever shows up on a search result page.

We will also dive into how you can customize search to improve the experience for your users. This includes query rules, query transformations, custom refiners, and search driven web parts.

Understanding how the search engine sorts through and utilizes your content will enable you to make the most out of its many features.

What is Included:

  • 8 Videos
  • 1 Quiz
  • 2 Documents

Introduction to Search in SharePoint 05:40

  • Introduction to Search in SharePoint
  • Search Configuration and Architecture
  • Query Rules and Transformations

Search Driven Web Parts 13:25

  • Search Driven Web Parts
  • Demo: Content Search Web Part

Search Center & Metadata 08:01

  • Search Center
  • Demo: Search Center
  • Metadata, Organization, and References

Wrap up

  • Resources
  • What’s Next
  • Quiz

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About the author 

Laura Rogers

Laura Rogers​ is a SharePoint expert, speaker, author and educator. She is well-versed in helping organizations make the most of their SharePoint environments using out-of-box functionalities such as workflows, forms and Web parts. She is the owner of IW Mentor,​ a ​ SharePoint ​t​raining ​c​ompany. Laura’s technical expertise also includes over 12 years of experience working with Microsoft’s messaging and collaboration systems. She has been named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the past six years. ​Laura runs the Birmingham (AL) SharePoint User Group. She has contributed to several books on SharePoint 2007, 2010 and 2013 over the past eight years. You can read more about Laura’s experiences on her blog, www.wonderlaura.com.