Customizing of search results ranking?


is it possible to customize the ranking of search results in Confluence, e. g. to change the Weighting of Content Types?

Best regards,

S. Waldschmidt

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Unfortunately there is no such possibility in Confluence administration. A similar feature request is still open:

You have to write a plugin that provides a lucene-boosting-strategy module:

There is a feature request for adjusting search ranking: You may want to add a comment there.

By using an external search appliance integrated (indexing your Confluence data), you can get finer control on your weighting and search content algorithms.

The way I look at it, Confluence is a wiki and really good at that. Really really good.

Atlassian does not also try to be a Search Appliance corp - to which there are numerous whole companies dedicated to that problem in and of itself.

AppFusions has worked on a few solutions in this area - contact us at info[at]appfusions[dot]com for more info, if interested.

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