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Document tags and search

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  1. Joshua Martyn
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    31 Jul 2012
    07 Aug 2009
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    I have several documents in my Document Library with tags added to each document.

    My website has links to these documents, and a search function.

    If a user searches on a tag that I've added to one of the document, will they be able to find that document?

    Example: 

    I have a PDF document called "ProductInfo.pdf".
    I added tags to it named "apples" and "oranges".

    If a user searches on "apples", will the search show the ProductInfo.pdf document on the search results page?
  2. Georgi
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    28 Oct 2016
    12 Aug 2009
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    Hi Joshua Martyn,

    The items will not be found if the user searches for tags. There are two ways in which you can make this possible:
    • Creating a custom search indexing provider. There is such example in sitefinitywatch.com
    • exposing the tags under each image. This way, the page indexer might be able to grab the word and associate it with the current url.
    I hope this helps.

    Greetings,
    Georgi
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