What is Search Center?

The Search Center is a site or site collection that has a starting page where users enter search queries and a search results page where users can drill into and refine search results, or run a new query. SharePoint offers two types of Search Centers: the Basic Search Center and the Enterprise Search Center.

How do I create a search center in SharePoint?

Scroll down to the SharePoint Server Infrastructure Publishing feature and activate it….Now you can create the new Search Center:

  1. Open the Site Contents.
  2. Click on ‘new subsite’.
  3. Under the Enterprise tab, select the template Enterprise Search Center.
  4. Define the other settings for the new site and click OK.

How do I find the URL of the search center?

Enter the address of your Search Center Under Search, select Open. On the search administration page, select Search Center Settings. In the Search Center URL box, enter the URL of the Search Center site. Example: http://companyportal/searchcenter/pages.

How do I add a search engine to the search center?

Add, edit, or remove other search engines

  1. On your computer, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More. Settings.
  3. Under “Search engine,” click Manage search engines.
  4. Find “Other search engines.” Add: To the right of “Other search engines,” click Add. Fill out the text fields and click Add.

How does the SharePoint search work?

How search works

  1. Search crawls the lists and libraries and adds the site columns and values to the search index.
  2. In the search index, site columns are mapped to managed properties.
  3. When a user enters a query in a search box, the query is sent to the search index.

How do I create a search center in SharePoint 2016?

Setting up the Search Center In SharePoint 2013/2016, go to Central Administration / Application Management. In Office 365, go to Admin / SharePoint Admin Center / Site Collections. Then choose “Create Site Collection” Specify the Title and URL.

Which search results page should queries be sent to?

You can change which search results page queries are sent to. By default, queries are sent to the same search results page as the parent, but you can override this for a site collection or a site. You can also configure search navigation for a site.

How do I add a search in SharePoint?

To add a Search Box Web Part On the search results page, click Settings, and then click Edit Page. The search results page opens in Edit mode. Click Add a Web Part. In the Categories group under the ribbon, click Search.

How do I add a search bar to my website?

Add custom search to your site

  1. From the control panel, select the search engine you want to edit.
  2. Click Setup from the menu on the left and then click the Basics tab.
  3. Click Get code.
  4. Copy the code and paste it into your site’s HTML source code where you want your search engine to appear.