Manage Search Centers (SharePoint Server 2010)


Applies to: SharePoint Server 2010

A Search Center in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 is a SharePoint site that provides a centralized and highly customizable user interface in which users can perform search queries. By default, a Search Center includes the following components:

  • Search Center Home page

  • Search Results page

  • Advanced Search page

  • People Search page

  • People Search Results page

  • Search Tab Navigation control

You can customize the search user experience by modifying these components, or by creating your own version of these components. You can then add them to the Search Center to extend its functionality. The following articles describe how you can modify or customize the different components of a Search Center: