Using Catalog Connections in SharePoint 2013 offers great flexibility with regard to content reuse within as well as across Farms. Unfortunately, as Catalog Connections are based on URLs, they break if you restore your Site Collections to different URLs. So is rebuilding Catalog Connections the only option or is there a better way to work with Catalog Connections and backup and restore of Site Collections to different URLs?
When crawling content with SharePoint Search you might stumble upon the following warning “The item has been truncated in the index because it exceeds the maximum size.”. So what is it and, what’s more important, how to get rid of it?
Content By Search is the new publishing model in SharePoint 2013. And although crawling and retrieving content is straight-forward, what about images?
Catalog Item Reuse Web Part is the control that you have to use to display data from Managed Properties on your pages in search-driven publishing scenarios. And while everything might seem okay at first, it’s just the matter of time until you see your content rendered as plain-text.
By default when applying an Image Rendition to an image, SharePoint references the particular rendition by its ID. And although it works, it introduces a number of challenges. Although you could manually change the ID-based reference to size-based manually there is a more convenient way to get this done.