As a community manager, you can view and edit the properties of a search engine when you manually add a new engine or edit the properties of a configured engine. Different properties are used for adding and configuring OpenSearch.
This article provides information on the different properties used by OpenSearch engines.
The table below lists the properties for adding and configuring OpenSearch engines to your community.
|Name||The name of the OpenSearch engine|
|Description||The description of the OpenSearch engine|
|Descriptor URL||The URL of the descriptor XML file|
|Icon URL||The URL of an icon representing the search engine. The Jive app displays this icon in the UI|
|Search URL||The URL that is used to send user queries|
|Search Result Content Type||The content type in which the search engine's results are returned.
Note that if this is a type that the application can parse, such as HTML (
|External Search URL||The link that is displayed to users through which they can separately search the engine site itself. The field is available only when RSS (
|Query Test Term||A term you use to test queries|
|Maximum Number of Results||The maximum number of results displayed on the search page|
|Username||The username if the search engine requires login credentials|
|Password||The password if the search engine requires login credentials|
|Enabled||The checkbox that indicates if the search engine is enabled or disabled. By default, the checkbox is selected and the search engine is available to users.|
|Show result preview||The checkbox that indicates whether OpenSearch results are shown in the body of your search results themselves. When you select this checkbox for any OpenSearch provider, your main search results show a preview of up to 8 results from the OpenSearch provider after the first four results from your Jive site. This setting makes OpenSearch more noticeable to users who might overlook its presence in the left pane of search. The checkbox is cleared by default.|