Search (Content item)
The Search (content item) provides the ability to define a search query (KQL) to return one or more items of content from across your SharePoint/Office 365 environment. Content may include documents indexed by SharePoint / Office 365.
The Search (content item) and contained search query can execute against Office 365, SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 and above environments . The SharePoint platform and configuration of Search within your environment will determine the richness and freshness of your search results.
New Search Item
For the selected Solution Profile:
- Select 'New...'
- Choose 'Search' from the new item type (under the content area)
- Complete the Search Item form
|Name||This is the name of the folder as it will appear under the Solution Profile within the navigation tree|
|Description||The description allows you to provide some further detail and purpose of the query being created. This is not currently displayed to the end user.|
|Search service URL||
Enter the URL of your SharePoint Search service. Search is a service provided by SharePoint/Office 365. In many instances it is your front-end SharePoint server providing the service. Therefore, enter the root site collection URL.
However, the search service may be provided by a dedicated server in your environment or multiple servers (load balanced) and the URL may be different.
|Query (KQL Syntax)||Enter a valid search query (in KQL Syntax). The search query will return content such as office documents, pdf files, email message and other file types indexed by SharePoint / Office 365.|