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Create Facted Search on Custom Search Page

Jun 18, 2009 at 9:07 AM


i must create a Custom Search Page. I have tried some poducts. Now i'am testing the Sharepoint Search. Unfortunly :-) on my custompage i must create a facet search. So i take a look on your sourcecode. Have i seen right that you make 2 queries. 1 to bring up the results and one to bring up facets? Is this right or i missunderstood the code? if you make only 1 query how you integrate the facets in the search result?

Thanks for help.

Jun 18, 2009 at 8:34 PM

Faceted Search run 2 queries if there is more than 500 results to extract facets from. 1st query is realtime, 2nd query is async. Hope this answers your question.

Jun 19, 2009 at 9:44 AM

Thanks for your response.

So let me recapitulate so i see if i have understood:

  • User search "mytext" and would have a list of the first 10 items (paging)
  • System runs a query the returns first 10 relevant results.
  • System runs a query that returns all items but only this properties that are necessary for the facet result.
  • System group and count facets and creates the navigation structure.

Is this right?
As you know is there a posibillity to retrive relevant results and all possible facets at one time?