Faceted Search

The last topic we’ll cover in this chapter is the support for Faceted Search that you can add to the search infrastructure delivered with Office SharePoint Server 2007 or Search Server 2008 by downloading and installing an open-source solution that is available from CodePlex. The solution has been developed by a Microsoft field consultant named Leonid Lyublinski, and at the time of this writing, version 2.0 is available for download from http://www.codeplex.com/facetedsearch.

What Is Faceted Search?

As you’ve seen throughout this book, metadata is important for delivering a rich end-user search experience. During the crawling of SharePoint content and content that is accessible through the BDC, many custom metadata fields are collected ...

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