Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Changing search scope default value

Scenario:
By default the search scope default value is set for All Sites, and we wanted it to default to People.

search scope

Solution:
Simple setting change
1. Site Action > Site Settings > Search Scope
2. Click on the link "Search Dropdown"
3. From the default scope drop down change the value to People, also you can adjust the order in which values appear in scope drop down

setting scope

2 comments:

Anonymous,  February 25, 2010 at 7:22 PM  

Just wanted to let you know I have been trying to figure out how to change the search scope order for a long time now. I had no idea it was so easy.

Thank you!

RenĂ©,  September 16, 2010 at 7:33 AM  

Thanks, I was looking for exactly this feature!