Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

This SharePoint Online tutorial explains, how we can configure search query rule in Office 365 SharePoint Online.

Follow below steps to configure search query rule in Office 365 SharePoint:

Login to SharePoint Online Admin Center and Click on Search from Left Navigation.

Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

Further select Manager Query Rules.

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how to create query rules in SharePoint online

Configure Search Query Rule Office 365 SharePoint Online

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

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how to create query rules in SharePoint 2013

On Add Query Rule Page, provide Rule Name and expand Context Section.
To apply the 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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SharePoint 2013 query builder

Select one of the conditions in the Query Conditions section.

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SharePoint online search query rules

In the 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 rules SharePoint online

Configure ranked search results which calculate 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 rules sharepoint 2013

Save the Rule to complete the configuration.

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Hope this SharePoint tutorial helps to configure search query rule in Office 365 SharePoint Online.

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