Manage search relevance in SharePoint Server 2013
Applies to: SharePoint Server 2013
Topic Last Modified: 2015-03-09
Summary: Learn how you can configure settings to provide the most relevant search results in SharePoint 2013.
The following articles on TechNet provide information about how you manage relevance to improve search results in SharePoint 2013.
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Learn how to create and deploy a thesaurus to expand queries with synonyms.
Learn to create custom entity extractors and how to use them to set up custom refiners. Create one or more custom entity extraction dictionaries and connect them to managed properties.
Learn how to include company names to be extracted from content for search results, or how to exclude company names from being extracted.
Learn how to improve search results by creating and managing query rules.
Query suggestions are phrases that you want the search system to suggest to users as they start typing a query. This article explains how to switch query suggestions on or off. It also explains how you can add phrases to the automatic query suggestions, and how you can add phrases that should not be used as query suggestions.
Learn how to include single words in or exclude single words from query spelling corrections to help correct spelling errors in queries.
Learn how to specify authoritative pages and non-authoritative URLs and sites. Search uses the list of authoritative pages to calculate the ranking of results.