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Set-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType

SharePoint 2013
 

Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013 Standard, SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise, SharePoint Foundation 2013

Topic Last Modified: 2012-08-18

Sets properties of a result item type.

Set-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType [-Identity] <ResultItemTypePipeBind> -Owner <SearchObjectOwner> [-AssignmentCollection <SPAssignmentCollection>] [-Confirm [<SwitchParameter>]] [-DisplayProperties <String>] [-DisplayTemplateUrl <String>] [-Name <String>] [-OptimizeForFrequentUse <Nullable>] [-RulePriority <Nullable>] [-Rules <PropertyRuleCollection>] [-SearchApplication <SearchServiceApplicationPipeBind>] [-SearchApplicationProxy <SearchServiceApplicationProxyPipeBind>] [-SourceID <Nullable>] [-WhatIf [<SwitchParameter>]]

The Set-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType cmdlet sets properties of user-created result item types. You cannot use this cmdlet to set or change properties of the built-in result item types that are included with SharePoint products.

Result item types enable you to change the look of search results based on the type of result. You start by defining a collection of rules, which will be evaluated against the properties of results. Then you define the display template to use for rendering that type of result. Once you have created the result item type, results matching the rules of the result item type will render using the specified display template.

Example use cases:

  • Change the look of results for a particular file name extension, for example Word documents.

  • Change the look of a particular content type in search results.

  • Change the look of results from a particular author.

  • Add a result action to results from a particular result source as part of a custom search application.

 

Parameter Required Type Description

Identity

Required

Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Cmdlet.ResultItemTypePipeBind

Specifies the result item type to update. The type must be a valid GUID, in the form 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh.

Owner

Required

Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.SearchObjectOwner

Specifies the search object owner that defines the scope at which the result item type was created.

AssignmentCollection

Optional

Microsoft.SharePoint.PowerShell.SPAssignmentCollection

Manages objects for the purpose of proper disposal. Use of objects, such as SPWeb or SPSite, can use large amounts of memory and use of these objects in Windows PowerShell scripts requires proper memory management. Using the SPAssignment object, you can assign objects to a variable and dispose of the objects after they are needed to free up memory. When SPWeb, SPSite, or SPSiteAdministration objects are used, the objects are automatically disposed of if an assignment collection or the Global parameter is not used.

NoteNote:
When the Global parameter is used, all objects are contained in the global store. If objects are not immediately used, or disposed of by using the Stop-SPAssignment command, an out-of-memory scenario can occur.

Confirm

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Prompts you for confirmation before executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

DisplayProperties

Optional

System.String

Specifies which result properties to display.

DisplayTemplateUrl

Optional

System.String

Specifies the URL of the display template that shall be used for rendering the results.

Name

Optional

System.String

Specifies the name of the result item type.

OptimizeForFrequentUse

Optional

System.Nullable

??

RulePriority

Optional

System.Nullable

Specifies which priority the collection of rules has compared to other rules.

Rules

Optional

Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.PropertyRuleCollection

Specifies the collection of rules to evaluate the result properties against.

SearchApplication

Optional

Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Cmdlet.SearchServiceApplicationPipeBind

Specifies the name of the search application. The type must be a valid GUID, in the form 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh; a valid search application name (for example, SearchApp1); or an instance of a valid SearchServiceApplication object.

SearchApplicationProxy

Optional

Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Cmdlet.SearchServiceApplicationProxyPipeBind

Specifies the proxy of the search application that contains the result item type. The type must be a valid GUID, in the form 12345678-90ab-cdef-1234-567890bcdefgh; a valid search application proxy name (for example, SearchAppProxy1); or an instance of a valid SearchServiceApplicationProxy object.

SourceID

Optional

System.Nullable

Identifies the search result source that the result item type applies to.

WhatIf

Optional

System.Management.Automation.SwitchParameter

Displays a message that describes the effect of the command instead of executing the command. For more information, type the following command: get-help about_commonparameters

--------EXAMPLE--------

$web = Get-SPWeb "UrlOfTheSite"$tenantOwner = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchOwner -Level SPSite -SPWeb $web$searchapp = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchServiceApplication$resultType = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType -Owner $tenantOwner -SearchApplication $searchapp$resultType.BuiltIn$rule = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchPropertyRule -PropertyName "ContentTypeId" -Operator "StartsWith"$rule.AddValue( "0x010063C2F478ACC511DFB869B5BFDFD720851252" )$ruleCollection = Get-SPEnterpriseSearchPropertyRuleCollection$ruleCollection.Add( $rule )$displayProperties = "WorkId,Rank,Title,Size,Path,Description,SiteName,HitHighlightedSummary,HitHighlightedProperties,ViewsLifeTime"$displaytemplateUrl = "~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_MyCustomDisplayTemplate.js"Set-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType -Identity $resultType `-SearchApplication $searchapp `-Name "CustomResultType" `-Rules $ruleCollection `-RulePriority 1 -DisplayProperties $displayProperties `-DisplayTemplateUrl $displaytemplateUrl `-Owner $tenantOwner

This example first defines variables for the URL of the site, the search owner, and search application. It retrieves the result item type and checks whether the result item type is a built-in result item type. If $resultType.BuiltIn returns false then the result item type is not built-in and you can set its properties by using the Set-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType.

Next, the example creates the rule that result item types shall be matched against, and adds it to a property rule collection.

Next, the example defines which properties of the result item type that shall be displayed and the display template to use.

Finally, the example uses the Set-SPEnterpriseSearchResultItemType cmdlet to modify the result item type.

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