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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 - Designing Advanced Solutions: Search Services

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Social networking has become increasingly integrated and rolled out throughout network enterprises. In SharePoint Server 2013, user profiles are used in various social networking features. In this course, you will learn how to plan social networking components such as communities, user profiles, social permissions, activity feeds, and connections. You will also learn how to optimize search services which involves the planning and configuration of index freshness, result sources, the end-user experience, search schemas, and you will also be able to analyze search analytics reports. This course is one of a series in the Skillsoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Advanced Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 certification exam (70-332).

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Microsoft SharePoint professionals and developers who plan, design, develop, and maintain a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 local datacenter, or on the cloud


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Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 - Designing Advanced Solutions: Search Services

  • start the course
  • identify features of user profiles
  • describe the requirements for planning profile synchronization connections
  • describe the settings that can be configured for profile synchronization
  • describe characteristics of a community site environment
  • describe the function of the enterprise community portal template
  • describe the planning of activity feeds
  • describe elements of My Sites planning
  • recognize how My Sites are managed
  • list the permissions and security settings available in the User Profile Service Application
  • describe characteristics of index freshness
  • describe elements of the search schema
  • describe characteristics of result sources
  • describe how result sources can be used to optimize search efforts
  • describe how SharePoint search tools can help administrators manage search relevance
  • describe how Query Rules and Authoritative Pages can help administrators manage search relevance
  • describe how extraction dictionaries can be used to improve the search experience
  • describe how user interface and display templates are used to improve the search experience
  • identify the content types that can be analyzed using the SharePoint analytics processing component
  • recognize the function of usage reports
  • plan and configure social computing features
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