Working with Managed Properties in Search-driven publishing scenarios

SharePoint 2013 does great job configuring things for you in search-driven publishing scenarios but there are a few things you should keep in mind to save yourself trouble. Search-driven publishing One of the great improvements delivered with SharePoint 2013 is search-driven publishing. The idea behind it is, that once content

mavention.com Single Page App is live

Today I released the Single Page App version of mavention.com. This November on the SharePoint Connect 2014 conference I will be presenting a session about building SharePoint 2013 portals and public-facing websites using the Single Page App (SPA) approach. To show you, that it’s all not smoke and

Inconvenient Content Targeting with User Segments in Search REST API

Content Targeting with User Segments just works with Content Search Web Parts but some additional work is needed if you want to leverage it with the Search REST API. Content Targeting with User Segments in SharePoint 2013 One of the great capabilities of SharePoint 2013 Search is Content Targeting with

Debugging content recommendations in SharePoint 2013

Content recommendations in SharePoint 2013 are a powerful mechanism that can help you expand the reach of your content and increase the conversion from your website. The process of gathering and calculating recommendations is quite complex and consists of quite a few moving parts. If, for some reason, you’re

Inconvenient recommendations for pages with Friendly URLs stored in subwebs

Content recommendations are a great way of increasing exposure of your content. And although they just work out of the box, there is a little inconvenience when using them on a website with subwebs. Content recommendations in SharePoint 2013 One of the great capabilities of SharePoint 2013 are content recommendations.