CSWP group cache is available on-premises as well

Hi, In March 2014 we announced a new group cache for the Content Search Web Part (CSWP) in SharePoint Online. Since then we've seen a steady rise in the usage of the CSWP in SharePoint Online, both with and without this cache configured. We've also seen that this cache does fit its purpose: quickly returning…

0

How the CSWP group cache can trick you

Hi, This blog entry is a result of working with one of our customers on their Intranet solution in SharePoint Online. During this work, it became clear that the CSWP group cache was able not just to fool them but also the team that developed that cache (including yours truly). So, how did the CSWP…

0

Content Search Web Part "Hello World"

"Hello world"? "Hello world" refers to a program that prints out the text "Hello world" to an output device. In Basic we would simply write PRINT "Hello, world!" SharePoint CSWP "Hello world"? So, what is the "Hello World" program for the Content Search Web Part (CSWP) in SharePoint? Well, the purpose of the CSWP is…

2

New group cache for the Content Search Web Part

Authors: Helge Grenager Solheim is a principal program manager lead in the FAST team. Alex Pope is a senior software developer in the FAST team. Omar Faruk is a software developer in test II in the FAST team. Summary A new cache mechanism is available for page editors using the Content Search Web Part (CSWP)…

1

SharePoint Search 2013: Why are there so many Managed Properties?

Hi, I recently wrote a posting about the new search schema in SharePoint 2013 on the SharePoint IT Pro blog. Afterwards I was asked why there are more than 600 managed properties available directly out of the box (view entire Managed Property list), and if this really, really is necessary. Well, 600 is more than in SharePoint…

3