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Enterprise Search for Confluence

Especially when a lot of content is already stored in Confluence the "search & find" becomes a real challenge. Users then spend a lot of time searching and are often disappointed when they don't get the results they were looking for. 
Some interesting apps in the Marketplace already try to support administrators and users in this challenge. 

iFinder Confluence Search meets this challenge and delivers outstanding results. The special feature: optionally, other data sources & applications such as Jira, file shares, cloud services, etc. can also be integrated. This way a user can get results from Confluence and other sources simultaneously with one search query. Now Confluence becomes a fully integrated knowledge platform. 

This is an alternative powerful search engine for the standard Confluence search (coexist).
iFinder Confluence Search replaces Confluence's own search bar by a comprehensive and intelligent search engine application.

iFinder Confluence Search is now available on Atlassian Marketplace.

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iFinder Confluence Search features in a nutshell

Confluence users get a powerful and comprehensive search engine for Confluence including an intuitive interface with a lots of helpful functions. They will find the content they are looking for much faster in a much more effective manner leveraging our. 
Proven Enterprise Search technology: 

  • Advanced linguistics analyzers (available in more then 28 languages) ensuring a very precise search results. Users get a highly targeted result list.
  • A simple and highly efficient user interface.
  • Secure search with granular user rights management.
  • Search in more then 600 file types
  • Optional: integrate further applications and data pools like file shares, Jira, additional confluence environment, Microsoft 365, websites, cloud services and many more.

With iFinder Confluence Search you get a professional search platform that will increase user acceptance for Confluence considerably.

 

The iFinder search bar

The new iFinder search bar is fully embedded into Confluence. The user search journey starts with an intuitive user interface while typing the first three letters with

  • Auto-complete & auto-correction
  • Synonyms
  • Search while you type & instant search with previews

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Full control with an intuitive UI

Dynamic and searchable filters and facets are optimized for Confluence environment. Users get a result list, in which they can immediately see whether it contains the desired information. The preview function lets you jump to the search terms in the retrieved documents, potentially identifying very fast, if it is the document you are looking for.

  • Preview text snippet with highlighting
  • Document preview function with jumpmarks to highlighted search term
  • PowerPoint preview viewer (smart slide preview)
  • Search tabs
  • Duplicate search
  • Synonym search
  • Additional meta information for each search result like author, date, Confluence space, ….
  • Dynamic filters & facets - adapted to Confluence
  • and many more…

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User Dashboard

Save your search! Once you have created your search query and set filters you can save it to repeat and work on this particular search later on.

Or set favorites in your findings. Your favorites are stored in your personal search dashboard.

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Why are the results with iFinder Confluence Search be so much more precise?

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You will get a more precise search result list – thanks to the linguistic analyzers!
A comprehensive understanding of language is one of the cores of our AI-based Enterprise Search technology. With its leading linguistic methods, the software also supports special characters as well as measurement units and umlauts. It recognizes and decomposes compound words and normalizes terms to their basic form. For example, if a user searches for "book", results for "books" or " handbooks" are also displayed in the hit list. This linguistic normalization and pre-processing improves the search and significantly increases usability for the user. Confluence users can use the search application for content in all languages. IntraFind offers special language analyzers for many different languages such as English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Greek, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and many more. Read our blog for more information.

 

For our search experts amongst you:

Of course, if you are a power user you can work with many search options to set up your search query:

  • All Boolean operators available (AND/OR/NOT/.....)
  • Exact search - case sensitive search (ATLASSIAN/MAN/IntraFind)
  • Wildcard search (Atlassia*/ticket-34*/File*name.doc)
  • Ext. wildcard search (Ma?er = only one charakter between) 
  • Fuzzy search (mayer~ = meier,mayer,meder, Obermeier)
  • Fuzzy phrase search (“house garden“~10  = finds for example "the house with the wonderful garden")
  • Exact phrase ("iFinder search")
  • and many more....

 

Upgrade to Enterprise Search – and add more data sources

Further data sources and applications such as JIRA, file shares, websites, mail, document management and ERP systems or Office 365 and many more can easily be added. For this purpose IntraFind offers more than 80 different connectors. The user interface can be extended with facets and filters which are customized for these additional sources.
Of course, if you have two or more Confluence environments – do a cross search.
Confluence can now be extended to a digital workplace and central knowledge platform.

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If you’re interested in iFinder Confluence Search try the app for free for 30-90 days from the Atlassian Marketplace. 

This is a true enterprise search technology and includes the app as well as the iFinder Server software.  

Get started here and take a look into our installation documentation

If you have questions or would like a demo first, please contact us at atlassian@intrafind.com

 

2 comments

A really significant improvement and extension of the use of Confluence.

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Now included: iFinder Search Macro

The search macro helps users quickly and easily compile a list of documents and content (such as a collection of standard operating procedures or product data sheets), which may even be located in completely different areas of Confluence.

The search macro delivers the following to Confluence users directly on a Confluence page:

  • Predefined, dynamic lists of search results
  • A search bar with preconfigured settings and filters
  • A combination of search hits, search field, search settings, and filters and facets
  • Additional content from other applications, such as Jira, file shares, M365, SharePoint, portals, websites, the cloud, and much more (optional – product add-on)

You can also find more information in our Atlassian Community article "iFinder Search Macro for Confluence".

iFinder Search Macro is part of the product iFinder Confluence Search.

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