Sitecore Experience Platform

The search filters

Abstract

When you build a search query in Sitecore, you can use a set of predefined search filters.

When you build a search query in Sitecore, you can select the following search filters from the drop-down menu in the Search field.

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When you select a filter, it is inserted into the Search field and your search results will be filtered accordingly.

Search filter

Description

Search by author

Search for the items created by a specific author.

Log search (1 is on)

Turn on logging for a single search query (1 is on, 0 is off.) Only developers and administrators should use this filter.

Filter by extension

Search for items with a specific extension. This is useful when searching for files in the Media Library.

Search by language

Search for items in a specific language.

Search by site

Search for items on a specific site. This is useful when you have multiple sites on the same Sitecore installation.

Return results starting date

Search for items that were created on or after a specific date.

Search by template

Search for items based on a specific template.

Search by version

Search for items with a specific version number.

Search by a field value

Search for items with a specific value in a specific field. For example, to search for all the items that have the word design in the Title field, enter custom:title|design.

Return results up to date

Search for items that were created on or before a specific date.

Search by ID (max 1 result)

Search for an item with a specific Item ID. You must enter the whole ID.

Set search start point (ID)

Search for items from a specific location. Enter the specific content item ID where you want to start the search.

Sort by field

Sort the items based on the text in the field specified after the colon. The selected field must be either non-tokenized (has no Analyzer) or use an Analyzer that only produces a single Term, such as the KeywordTokenizer.

Search by tag

Search for items that have a specific tag.

Search by raw text

Search for items that contain a specific word.