Refine By Options

Refine By Options can assist end users to further refine their search results by selecting from a series of options (predefined filters; eg. File type) that are defined by the administrator. 


Add Refine By Option

Step 1 – To Add a Refine By Option, select ‘Search > Advanced > Refine By Option > Add Refine By Option’ from the Application Explorer or from the Menu ‘Select Your Action:’




Step 2 – You will now be taken through a Wizard to enter the Details of Adding a Refine By Option:

  • Display Name; enter a descriptive display name for the Refine By Option. This Display Name is presented on the front end of the search results page


Refine by Group, select from the drop down list a value that defines the Refine By Option such as subsite, subsite group, author etc


Edit Refine By Option

Step 1 – To Edit the Refine by Option, select from the drop down list a value that defines the Refine By Option:



Step 2 – From the Group Name Listing, select which Group you want to edit by marking the checkbox.  Once you mark your selection, in the Actions drop down choose your action.



Step 3 – If you are only making changes to Refine the Group Name, click on the "Edit" link and make the changes to the "Group Name" and "Refine by Group".  "Click "Apply" and then "OK".



Below is an example of what the "Refine By Option" looks like on the GreenOrbit site: