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Alfresco 3 Web Content Management by Vinita Choudhary, Pallika Majmudar, Amita Bhandari, Munwar Shariff

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Case study: User Interface for Advanced Search in WCM

In this section, we will discuss the case study of UI for Advance Search in WCM. Here we will provide different criteria for search, such as choosing the web form of which we want to search the content and the facility to choose the path in the ROOT folder to search the content. For this we will use Lucene search so that it will search only in a Staging Sandbox.

This search example is for free text-based search and does not provide the capability to search the content based on its property. We will see the example of searching content based on the content property in the next section.

To implement this functionality:

  1. Provide a link for Advance Search in the browse-sandbox.jsp page as:
    <div style="float:right;padding-right:20px;padding-top:3px"> ...

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