Thus far, this book has covered the various ways you can store and interact with documents and content via SharePoint 2007. Once you configure your system to fit your business requirements, you need to configure the system so that users can easily find the information.
In this chapter, you discover various built-in search features. You then learn what configuration alternatives you, the SharePoint administrator, have on both the site and server level to meet the needs of your organization. Some of the topics covered in this chapter include:
Using the Basic Search interface
Using the Advanced Search interface
Promoting properties for use in advanced search
Using the People Search
Creating custom keywords and best bets for search results
Defining custom content sources
Creating custom search scopes
Working with the various search Web Parts
After reading this chapter, you should feel comfortable managing the search experience available within your SharePoint environment.