The initial configuration of the Site Directory Search Scope pointed to the standard results search page. While this may work fine in some cases, a custom results page will allow you to fine tune the user experience and also make additional searches or refinements a little easier.
We will now add a custom page to the Search Center to support our Site Directory search page. Once added to the Search Center it will then be configured to be the default destination for the Site Directory search scope.
To create the page: