Understand how to guide users to specific articles based on their search terms. This functionality allows you to boost articles to be featured as the first search result based on specific search terms. This article is most useful for content managers and site owners.
What are Search Recommendations?
Search recommendations help you serve particular pages to your users based on their search terms. This is helpful in case you happen to have content that is fresh and may not be as highly ranked for a given topic. As an Admin, you can input queries and then link those queries to specific pages that will automatically get listed in the top position for that search. Here's how:
Video DetailsIn this video, you'll learn about how to improve search results by creating Search Recommendations. This allows you to feature articles in search results based on specific queries.
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Learn how to configure Search Recommendations within the MindTouch Control Panel to enhance your search experience. This video is 3:55 in length, was created on 7/12/2014, and is most useful for site owners.
- Enter the Query and Page Link in your Control Panel.
- Go to your control panel and navigate to Search.
Click the Add a New Term Link
- Enter the Query Terms
- Enter the search term you're targeting (this can be a single word or a single phrase, but not multiple terms and phrases).
- Enter the page location. It's OK to include "http://yoursite.mindtouch.us" or whatever root domain you have for your site in the full URL.
- Give the result a title if you would rather over-ride the title of the page you're linking to for this particular query.
- Click Save Changes.
- View the Results in Your Control Panel
- If you don't like the results, you can always select the term you want to remove and click the Delete button.
- View the Results in Your Content Search