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How to change the order of display of Query Suggestions in FAST Search for Sharepoint 2010 RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

     Can we change the order of display of query suggestions in search center site?

    By default in what order the query suggestion will be displayed? If we want to change the order can we do anything??             Also by default on any criteria any suggestion will be moved up the order. Please reply.Thanks!


    Sharath Kumar R



    Monday, October 1, 2012 11:12 AM

All replies

  • Unfortunately you can't control the query suggestions order using the out-of-the-box SharePoint web parts. You have to create a custom web part and then do one of the following:

      • Use the standard SharePoint query suggestions web service but manipulate the order in which they are displayed on the client-side using javascript
        or
      • Develop a custom web service that returns query suggestions in the desired order

    You can find some great information on this topic in the Working with Microsoft FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint book (chapter 9).


    • Edited by Vassili Altynikov Friday, October 5, 2012 3:11 AM
    • Proposed as answer by Uday G Monday, October 8, 2012 5:48 AM
    Friday, October 5, 2012 3:10 AM