How to search for content using HCL Content Composer - Tech Preview

This section provides the steps on how to search for web content items in HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Content Composer - Tech Preview.


Content Composer - Tech Preview should be installed and configured to the HCL Digital Experience 9.5 container release update CF18 in the Install the HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Container Tech Preview components topic.

Search Web Content using HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Content Composer - Tech Preview

Content Authors can search for Web Content items in Content Composer.
  1. To begin a search for Web content items, enter a search term from the search box located in the upper right of the Content Composer interface.

    In the example, a user enters the search term Furniture.

    Figure 1: Enter a search term
    Entering the search term Furniture displays the content template Latest Additions to our Furniture Gallery.
    Figure 2: Content Results - Latest Additions to our Furniture Gallery
  2. To take action from the Search results view, selecting the search result row will enable display of Edit options from the Content Composer search results view. Column item results will display additional information as content authors hover across the items. Search result columns may be resized.
    Figure 3: Search result displayed
  3. To control the display of the content Search results view, the Items per page option, located on the bottom left of the search results interface, can be selected to set the number of content items to display per search results page view.

    Selecting the Filter icon above the search results content Status column will present additional options to filter search results, add keywords for search, or reset the search filter, as in this example:

    Figure 4: Selecting the Filter icon
    Selecting the checkbox for the content item presented in the search result will also enable context-specific Edit and options for the item, in these results, to optionally proceed to Content Template Edit features from the search results screen.
Note: In the HCL Digital Experience 9.5 Content Composer - Tech Preview release, search and sort by the content Title, Date created, and Date modified columns are available from the search results view.

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