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Customise

Customising Funnelback allows you to provide a better search experience for your users. This page gives an overview of some of the options available.

Standard Customisation Options

Search forms
Design result pages to match your required look-and-feel.
Best bets
Specify best bets for key queries, to ensure users see the results you want them to.
Synonyms
Control how some queries are interpreted to match up with your organisation's terminology.
Contextual Navigation
Enable clustering of results for better navigation of available information.
Faceted Navigation
Target your searches based on pre-existing structure within your information.
Query Completion
Enable as-you-type query completion to suggest relevant queries or display additional data.
Quick links
Display relevant links for top level domain results.
Text Mining
Extract named entities and definitions from text.
File editing
Details on how to edit configuration files for customisation.
XML documents
How to index XML documents.
Groovy Filters
Write filters in Groovy to transform data.
Sorting Results
Change the sort order of results.
Web resources folder
Serve web static resources from the profile folders of a collection.
Result collapsing
Collapse similar results into one.
Search session and history
Record search & click history, use a results shopping basket.

Previewing and Publishing

Changes to some Funnelback customisations, in particular forms, best bets and synonyms, are always made in a preview area to allow you to view your changes before publishing them for external users.

Previewing changes
Details on how to preview changes to search customisations.
Publishing changes
Details on how to publish changed customisations.

Advanced Customisation Options

Curator
Customisation of result pages for specific queries.
Custom Summaries
Create custom summaries.
XSLT Processing
Process XML results.
Noindex Parameter
Use a regular expression to specify content to ignore.
Scripted Workflow
Script workflow to change the content of documents before they are indexed.
Spelling Suggestions
Change the default configuration of the spelling suggestion system.
Event Search
Specific presentation customisation for searching events.
Presenting Images
Tools for assisting in the presentation of images.
Recommendations
Integrate recommended items into your web pages.

Metadata Customisation

Document metadata
Learn about document metadata.
External metadata
Tag content with metadata without modifying the documents.
Metadata classes
Reference material on supported metadata classes.
Numerical Metadata
How to work with numeric metadata.

See also

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