This section covers information and advice about EpiFind. Epifind is Episervers hosted search provider and provides a more feature-rich experience than the out-of-the-box provider.
EpiFind is a power search provider developed by EpiServer; if you've stumbled across this post and you're considering using EpiFInd I suggest you read this article, Review Of The Different Search Providers Available To Use On Your Episerver Project. In today's post, I'll cover some basic code snippets to query Find. Performing A Basic Search […]
In today's post, I'm going to quickly cover how to manually trigger Epifind to index your website's content. If you are new to EpiFind I suggest you read, How To Setup EpiFind For the First Time. After installing EpiFind for the first time, none of your website content will have been indexed: To manually force […]
In my previous tutorial, Review Of The Different Search Providers Available To Use On Your Episerver Project. I talked about the different search providers available to use with an Episerver project. If you decided to go with EpiFind, then this tutorial will help you get your search up and running. Setting Up An Index The first […]
EpiFind can be a great option if you have aspirations of creating an all singing and dancing search provider in your project. For investigation, demonstration and development purposes anyone can create a free EpiFind index very quickly. In today's post, I'm briefly going to talk you through how you can do this: Create an EpiFind […]
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 […]
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 […]