Compare search rank details with Mavention Explain Rank v1.1

New version of Mavention Explain Rank App for SharePoint has just been published in the Office Store. New in this release is the ability to compare the rank details of two search results to each other. Viewing search rank details with Mavention Explain Rank Recently I blogged about how the

Understanding item ranking in SharePoint 2013 Search with the Mavention Explain Rank App for SharePoint

Curious why certain results are ranked higher than others? Wonder no more using the Mavention Explain Rank App for SharePoint. Understanding item ranking in SharePoint 2013 Search with the Explain Rank page A while ago I blogged about the Explain Rank page: a hidden gem that SharePoint offers to get

Understanding item ranking in SharePoint 2013 Search

In SharePoint 2013 it’s more important than ever before to understand item ranking in search results. An enterprise-class search engine One of the great investment areas in SharePoint 2013 is search. Merged with the enterprise-class Fast engine SharePoint 2013 Search is no longer the thing that you go to

Showing names of Site Columns on a Page Layout

It’s pretty easy to display the value of a Site Column on a Page Layout, but how would you display the name of that Site Column? Building Page Layouts – the content management story When building public-facing websites one part of the process is crafting Page Layouts. Content editors use

SPSiteUrl’s in SharePoint 2013

One of the new capabilities introduced with SharePoint 2013 are SPSiteUrl’s. So what is it exactly, what can you do with it and why is it so cool? Host Named Site Collections – a glance behind Back in 2006 SharePoint 2007 introduced the concept of Host Named Site Collections. Normally,