Business Articles

SurfRay & Microsoft Webcast: SharePoint Search Goes Public

Microsoft and SurfRay collaborate to create rich website search experiences with SharePoint and Ontolica. In this webcast, Microsoft Technical Solution Expert and FAST veteran, Carlos Valcarcel, joins Josh Noble to reveal how SharePoint search enables public sector & non-profit websites to connect communities and content. They will show live public sector SharePoint sites leveraging SharePoint […]

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Five Roadblocks to SharePoint Search Maturity

SharePoint is designed to evolve with your business, but using SharePoint to its full potential presents plenty of challenges. In this presentation, Sadalit Van Buren, author of The SharePoint Maturity Model and Senior Software Engineer at Blue Metal Architects, spotlights the top 5 barriers to reaching SharePoint search maturity. Drawing from real survey data, Sadalit […]

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Facial Hair Makes SharePoint Work Better

At we hate cancer, and we’re doing our part to conquer it by raising money for Movember.  If you are not familiar with the campaign, guys grow moustaches during November and trade their upper lip space in exchange for donations.  Funds raised support research and awareness against prostate cancer and other cancers that affect […]

| November 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

Developer Articles

Free Search Result Action Web Part from SurfRay

SurfRay has just released a free search result action web part for anyone using SharePoint 2010 or FAST. This free result action web part adds four of the most commonly used document action menus to SharePoint search results. The updated Core Search Results Web Part adds a drop down menu similar to that found in […]

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Using FAST Search for SharePoint Pipeline to Improve Search

Everyone knows that great metadata is key to a great user search experience, but what can you do if your existing content falls short? The FAST Search for SharePoint pipeline provides a way to enhance document metadata during the indexing process so your content has better metadata and users experience better search results. Using the […]

| January 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Display a custom property in the results list

A while back I answered a question on LinkedIn about how to display the ContentType in the result list. Since then, now and again, people ask me how to display properties in the result list. Basically, the same method can be used for any property so I am posting the solution here. Just change CType […]

| December 17, 2011 | 0 Comments

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