Building Custom Display Templates for OpenSearch Content

One of the less-used features of SharePoint Search (2013 or SPO) is the ability to federate to non-SharePoint sources that support the OpenSearch 1.1 protocol. Moreover, there isn’t a lot of documentation out there about what to do with those results once you have them or how to format them to fit in with the…

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Building a Search-Driven SharePoint App (I)–Setting a Foundation

At SharePoint Conference 2014 a few months ago, a good friend and colleague of mine did a presentation about how to build search-driven SharePoint apps. This topic remains interesting and relevant but I am starting to think we didn’t quite present it correctly. Our sad score reflects that. In the next few posts, I plan…

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