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Import a synonym thesaurus to improve search in SharePoint server

Import a synonym thesaurus to improve search in SharePoint server

Health care or healthcare? Doctor or physician? Emergency room or ER? No matter which terms, spellings or abbreviations a SharePoint search user uses, they’re searching for something specific. By utilizing a simple thesaurus, we can make sure that a user searching for “ER” also gets results that include “emergency room.” How to create a thesaurus […]

Governance activity: analyze SharePoint search reports and provide synonyms

Governance activity: analyze SharePoint search reports and provide synonyms

I have an outstanding group of forward-thinking, hard-working volunteers who gather monthly to discuss ways in which we can improve our implementation and utilization of SharePoint at LMH Health. Tomorrow is our last meeting of the year, and we’ll be spending the majority of our meeting poring over abandoned search queries and “no result” queries […]

A better way to display “today’s events” from multiple calendars in SharePoint on your intranet home page

Below on the left are two traditional, out-of-the-box solutions for showing Today’s events in SharePoint. Notice how both take up a lot of extra space repeating today’s date (which we don’t need to see at all in a web part called “Today’s Events”) or showing gray space where there are no events. Soak that in […]