Customizing the Enterprise Search Center

The Search Center, a new feature introduced in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007, is a SharePoint site oriented around the task of search. It includes several components, each responsible for a specific search task. The default setup for the Search Center includes the following components:

  • Search Center Home

  • Search Results

  • Advanced Search

  • People Search

  • People Search Results

  • Search Navigation tab

You can customize the Enterprise Search user experience by modifying these components, or by creating your own version of these components. You can then and add them to the Search Center to extend its functionality.

The topics in this section provide more information about the Search Center components and how you can customize and extend the Search Center to improve the Enterprise Search user experience.

In This Section

Search Center Tab Navigation Control

How to: Display a Search Scope in the Search Box and Advanced Search Web Parts

See Also


Keyword Syntax


Customizing Search Results
Building Custom Search Web Parts