SharePoint 2013 has a number of outstanding features that allow you to really use and customize search results like never before. [...] However I will give you a starting set of search results, give a brief overview of each of these features, and then walk through the process of using them to create a very cool and customized search result that demonstrates how all of these pieces work together.
Why would you use Search Driven? Good question. Let’s ask “why not”? The answer is the index latency. Search Driven Solutions are based on the search index and that means that the data freshness depends on the index freshness.
A simple example of how you can utilize the REST Search API’s in SharePoint 2013 to perform a search.
Prefetching content allows users to access it more quickly what improves the user experience. Find out how to prefetch SharePoint search results and cut down your users’ waiting time.
Can SharePoint be Social? Yes of course it can. Pause for a moment and study how Sita and his team at Collier’s are creating one of the most prolific SharePoint Social sites in the Global 1000.
This is the third part of an article series describing how to configure search scopes and custom web parts to build a search-based rollup solution.
How to set up custom site columns to work as metadata refiners for search.
Using a search connector to search SharePoint directly from Windows 7.
Property based search allows the use of managed properties to help refine searches.