Promoted Results in SharePoint 2013

promoted results in sharepoint 2013

When you add a promoted result, which was called Best Bets in SharePoint 2010, you show this result above the ranked results. For example, for the query “suggestion”, you can add a link to a suggested site above all ranked results.

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This is an easier way to save users from the frustration of paginating through search results. In this article I will explain step-by-step how to create promoted results.

Step 1:
Navigate to Manage Query Rules under Search Tab.



promoted results in sharepoint 2013
promoted results in sharepoint 2013

Step 2:
Select Local SharePoint Results as shown below.


promoted results sharepoint 2013 powershell
promoted results sharepoint 2013 powershell

Step 3:
Click on New Query rule and provide the following Information.
i)Rule Name
ii) Query Matches Keyword – It should be the word for which you are promoting the search results.

promoted search results sharepoint 2013
promoted search results sharepoint 2013

Step 4:
After entering Query rules, click on Add Promoted results

sharepoint online promoted search results
sharepoint online promoted search results


Step 5:
Enter the following information in the Add promoted result page.
a.Title – Title of the promoted result.
b. URL – URL of the promoted result.
c. Description. –

sharepoint add promoted results
sharepoint add promoted results

Step 6:
Go to the Search Centre and type the word “suggestion”

sharepoint 2013 promoted results not showing
sharepoint 2013 promoted results not showing

Step 7:
Here you go!!
Suggestion appears right at the top with the ticked mark symbol. Irrespective of the search results, promoted results appears fast.

SharePoint 2013 Promoted Search Results
SharePoint 2013 Promoted Search Results

Hope this article will be helpful.


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