Episerver Search

Search is always a key topic for clients.   This section will help you to understand what options are available to you and how you can implement search within an Episerver website.  If you are new to search then I recommend reading Review Of The Different Search Providers Available To Use On Your Episerver Project first.

Review Of The Different Search Providers Available To Use On Your Episerver Project

Picking the correct search provider for your project can be an arduous task. Episerver comes bundled with a 'basic search' out the box, but, depending on your requirements this can be too limiting. Episerver also has a third-party search add-on that lives in the cloud and provides a lot more power and functionality. In today's […]

How to make a Site Search in Episerver

Searching is one of the major factors of building a website.  When you build an Episerver website you have a few options available to you. Episerver Find: Find is probably the most advanced and feature-rich search tool for you, however, it is expensive. Google Site Search: For about $100 bucks a year you can integrate the […]

How To Create A Custom Episerver Editor Search Provider

On a recent project, we were migrating an old system that was built on a platform called Django into Episerver.  As part of the migration, a lot of the old systems admin pages were converted into Episerver as custom metadata pages, some rough examples are things like suppliers, comments and inventory. One of the big […]

How To Set-up and Install The Episerver Search

Episerver provides a pretty cool and flexible search, however, it is not installed by default.  This guide will talk you through the basics of installing the search and troubleshooting any issues you may encounter. Enabling The Search By Default When you first create your Episerver website via the Episerver visual studio template, you will be […]

FindPagesWithCriteria: How to search for pages within Episerver

A common requirement in projects is to search for pages within Episerver.  One obvious example is for your websites search (When it comes to site searching you have many options like Google Site Search or EpiFind) EPiServer provides a pretty powerful and flexible search API out of the box, FindPagesWithCriteria. In EpiWorld you can build […]

EPiServer : Epi-find Vs Google Site Search

Our client presented us with a requirement to improve the search on their website; specifically they wanted predictive search and a 'did you mean' feature in their main site search.  After some initial investigation, I ruled out trying to develop a custom solution, comparing the pricing of out the box commercial search packages compared to the costs of my development time […]