Display or Hide the Contents Bar

The Contents Bar is the horizontal strip on the top of search results.

It is configurable from Contents Tab in Set Default Preferences. The settings available are:

  • Display Content Tabs. The Contents Bar is enabled by default.
  • Content Sources Indices. Reveal content sources in the content bar.
  • Sources Facet . Reveal content objects in the content bar.
  • Create New Content Tab.Merge two or more content sources or content objects into one tab.

Each setting is described in detail next.

Display content tabs

By default the content tabs toggle remains enabled. When the toggle is enabled, content source indexes are selected become visible in the content bar. To hide the content bar, toggle off Display content tabs and click Save

  1. Each search client possesses its own Contents Bar. To display the bar on any one, open it for editing from Search Clients.

  2. Go to Content Sources and click Set Default Preferences.

  1. Toggle off Display Content Tabs.

  2. Click Save.

Content sources indices

In the default set-up, the Contents Bar hosts content sources.

  1. Each search client possesses its own Contents Bar. To display the bar on any one, open it for editing from Search Clients.

  2. Go to Content Sources and click Set Default Preferences.

  1. Toggle on Display Content Tabs.

  2. Click Save to display a Contents Bar with content sources. Alternatively, check Sources Facet first and then click Save to display a Contents Bar with Content Types.

Result

Sources facets

You can reveal content objects, instead of content sources, in the Contents Bar.

  1. Each search client possesses its own Contents Bar. To display the bar on any one, open it for editing from Search Clients.

  2. Go to Content Sources and click Set Default Preferences.

  1. Toggle on Display Content Tabs.

  2. Select Sources Facets.

  3. Click Save.

Result

Create new Content Tab

Clicking a tab on Contents Bar is a way to filter results. For instance, on clicking Java Tutorials, an end-user can limit results to the results hosted on the content source Java Tutorials.

Create New Content Tab allows SU Admins to merge two or more tabs on Contents Bar. To illustrate, we will merge SearchUnify Blogs and Java Tutorials into a new content tab, Blogs and Tutorials.

  1. Each search client possesses its own Contents Bar. To display the bar on any one, open it for editing from Search Clients.

  2. Go to Content Sources and click Set Default Preferences.

  1. Toggle on Display Content Tabs.

  2. Click Create New Content Tab.

  3. Check two or more content sources for merging. In the example we are going to merge SearchUnify Blogs and Java Tutorials.

  4. Click Merge All.

  5. A dialog with a warning pops up. Click Continue. By clicking Continue, you are essentially overriding user bookmarks.

  6. In Name Your Tab, enter the name of the new tab. We are going ahead with Blogs and Tutorials.
  7. When Show Child is Yes, the old tabs can still be access. When Show Child is No, old tab disappear completely.

  8. Save your settings, and click Save again.

 

Last updatedTuesday, December 12, 2023

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