Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

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Here we will see how we can configure search query rule in Office 365 SharePoint Online. Follow below steps:
Login to SharePoint Admin Center
Click on Search from Left Navigation.

Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online
Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

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Further select Manager Query Rules.

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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 1

Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

On Manage query Rule pages, select Result Source list for new query rule.

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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 2

On Add Query Rule Page, provide Rule Name and expand Context Section.
To apply rule to all result sources, select all sources.
Add Category to restrict the query rule.
Add user Segment to restrict the query rule to a user segment.

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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 3

Select one of the condition in the Query Conditions section.

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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 4

In action section , specify the action to take when query rule fires.

We can add Promoted Results to promote and appear top of the search results which we can say as Best Bets results.

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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 5
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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 6

Configure ranked search results which calculates ranking order of search results. We can change the ranking by promoting or demoting items within search results.

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Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online 7Save the Rule to complete the configuration.

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