When searching the site, notice how the keywords that we use are displayed in the address bar on the results page. For example, when we search for
birthday, we see that the value
birthday is displayed with the name
k (for keyword) in the URL:
Why is this good to know? Well, it opens up the possibilities when it comes to providing users with pre-defined searches. If we would like to provide our users with a basic way of searching for
chardonnay, we may hard-code the following URL into a link so that when the user clicks the link they are provided with chardonnay results:
This means that when we are displaying records in a grid view, we can program SharePoint to display the results of a field (e.g. wine type) as hyperlinks, which will use SharePoint Search to display the results.