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Learning Search-driven Application Development with SharePoint 2013 by Johnny Tordgeman

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Chapter 4. Customizing the Look

So far we dealt with the logic behind search results: how to get them, how to show only certain results, how to boost results, and so on. We have, however, relied on the core presentation of SharePoint to display the results. In this chapter we are going to focus on how to change the presentation of results. SharePoint 2013 introduced new concepts called result types and display templates, which, by using standard web technologies, help us achieve the look we are after.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Working with result types
  • Building a design template

Result types and design templates

Both result types and design templates are new concepts introduced in SharePoint 2013. Kate Dramstad, a program ...

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