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SharePoint 2013 For Dummies by Ken Withee

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Chapter 19

Finding What You Need with Search

In This Chapter

arrow Searching for content in SharePoint

arrow Refining results to narrow down content

arrow Customizing SharePoint search capabilities

arrow Creating your own Search Center site

SharePoint search provides a powerful and intuitive mechanism for finding content. Right out of the box, SharePoint lets users search for content and narrow down results. SharePoint search can be configured and fine-tuned to meet the needs of your organization. In this manner, you can think of search as a platform instead of a feature that is either on or off.

In this chapter, I walk you through how search works in SharePoint. You find out how to search for content and refine results. You then explore some of the configuration options available for search and discover how to create your own Search Center site.

Understanding How SharePoint Search Works

Search is an often misunderstood feature in SharePoint. Many users simply think that search is either on or off. In fact, search can be configured and is very robust. For example, the results of a SharePoint search can ...

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