Using custom placeholders in Bucket Search views

Sitecore lets you design custom views for searching item buckets – that is, when you’ve got so many items in a part of the tree that search is the only reliable option for finding the items.

However, while Sitecore comes with a number of ‘placeholders’ for the text to use in those views, it’s not obvious how to add more.

Well, I found this mentioned in this excellent post: Add Search Views to Sitecore 7, and here’s my take on it… Continue reading “Using custom placeholders in Bucket Search views”

Using custom placeholders in Bucket Search views

Problems setting a default Bucket search view in Sitecore

I’ve been doing a bit of customisation to a Sitecore 7.5 instance that is going to have to store a lot of nodes in one particular area. Naturally, thought of using buckets, which would be ideal. I’ve a few things to cover in this, but I’m going to start at the end – and the hardest problem.

I wanted to set a default search to run when someone comes to the bucket in the content editor. Continue reading “Problems setting a default Bucket search view in Sitecore”

Problems setting a default Bucket search view in Sitecore