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Search using Knowledge Management v3

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Search using Knowledge Management v3

Search for knowledge articles and social Q&A questions from the knowledge homepage using the search bar on the Knowledge Management v3 homepage.

Search results include only articles and questions you are authorized to read. The search results count do not take into consideration any security rules set for the articles. The number of articles you can access may be lower than the count displayed in the search results page. Documents that are attached to articles are also listed in the search results.
Note: To change how the attachments are displayed in the search results, set the How to display attachments in Knowledge Search Results property. Attachments can be displayed with a snippet, link only, or not at all.

To use wildcards in your search, navigate to Contextual Search > Search Contexts > Knowledge Base Search and select Enable wildcard searches.

Sort knowledge content by relevancy, most recent update, or number of views.

Filter results using the check boxes that appear. Filtering options appear depending on the search text.

Table 1. Filtering options
Field Description
Type Select if you want to view knowledge articles, social Q&A questions, or both. This option is only available if Social Q&A is enabled.
Knowledge Bases Select a knowledge base to search. You can select only knowledge bases you can access. If you do not select a specific knowledge base, search results include articles and questions from all knowledge bases that you can access. You can also select a knowledge base from the choice list in the search bar.

For pinned articles, only those in the selected knowledge base in the corresponding language appear.

Categories Select one or more knowledge categories. Categories are listed alphabetically.
Authors Select one or more authors.
The multi-language search feature is available when more than one supported language is enabled.
  1. To enable multi-languages, activate the I18N: Knowledge Management Internationalization Plugin v2 plugin (com.glideapp.knowledge.i18n2) or activate one of the internationalization plugins for the language you require.
    Note: Activating internationalization plugins for any of the available languages automatically activates the I18N: Knowledge Management Internationalization Plugin v2 plugin.
  2. To display search results in all available languages simultaneously, enable the glide.knowman.enable_multi_language_search property.
    1. Navigate to Knowledge > Administration > Properties > Knowledge Search Properties > Enable multi language search and select the Yes check box.
    2. Enter sys_properties.listin the filter navigator, search for the property to configure, and in the Value field, enter true.
    Note: By default, the glide.knowman.enable_multi_language_search property is not enabled. Search results are displayed based on the language you select in the language filter on the Search page.