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SharePoint keywords and synonyms

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 13, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

How SharePoint keywords and synonyms work?

Is it mandatory to set the Best bets?

When I set a keyword as ‘home’ and synonyms as flat; apartment; house.

The search is not working properly.

 In search if I type flat and search its fetching the results for home, but if I use apartment or house it’s not working properly(only first word from synonyms is working fine).

After I set the synonyms, I did a full crawl also.

Is there any documentation how this keyword and synonyms work?


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