Customising Funnelback allows you to provide a better search experience for your users. This page gives an overview of some of the options available.
Administration interface customisation options
Funnelback's administration interface provides core customisation options for the most common ongoing refinement tasks required for a search service.
Specify best bets for key queries, to ensure users see the results you want them to.
Control how some queries are interpreted to match up with your organisation's terminology.
Customisation of result pages for specific queries.
Classic admin UI customisation options
Funnelback's classic Admin UI provides additional customisation options not yet available within the newer administration interface.
Design result pages to match your required look-and-feel.
Enable clustering of results for better navigation of available information.
Target your searches based on pre-existing structure within your information.
Enable as-you-type automatic query completion to suggest relevant queries or display additional data.
Display relevant links for top level domain results.
Details on how to edit configuration files for customisation.
How to index XML documents.
Write filters in Groovy to transform data.
Change the sort order of results.
Serve web static resources from the profile folders of a collection.
Collapse similar results into one.
Record search & click history, use a results shopping basket.
Previewing and publishing
Changes to some Funnelback customisations, in particular search templates are always made in a preview area to allow you to view your changes before publishing them for external users.
Details on how to preview changes to search customisations.
Details on how to publish changed customisations.
Advanced customisation options
The following customisation options involve more advanced / technical configuration, allowing for greater flexibility.
Create custom summaries.
Process XML results.
Use a regular expression to specify content to ignore.
Script workflow to change the content of documents before they are indexed.
Change the default configuration of the spelling suggestion system.
Generate and run variant queries and blend the results into a single result set.
Remove common words such as 'and' and 'the' from queries.
Search for word variants based on a common word stem.
Specific presentation customisation for searching events.
Tools for assisting in the presentation of images.
Integrate recommended items into your web pages.
Learn about document metadata.
Tag content with metadata without modifying the documents.