BEST PRACTICE: Narrowing Results in CMS Search


By Peggy Herron
Oct 31, 2012 Bookmark and Share

Have you ever wondered why typing what you think is the title of a piece of content into a CMS search box returns thousands of results?

Well, it turns out that the CMS search, like many other search engines on the Internet, uses Boolean search capability. Boolean searches require users to add some terminology to the title or subject of the content they are looking for to return more salient, and therefore fewer, results.

The PDF below walks you through the language of Boolean Search so that your future searches will return results that are most germaine to the content you're seeking. Happy searching!

CMS Search Explained