With holidays and winter weather approaching, it’s time to make sure that your internal search engine is ready for specific winter topics.
Siteimprove Blog: Enterprise Search
Are you planning to launch a mobile version of your website? Here are a few ideas for the design of the search function for the mobile site.
The Siteimprove series on maximizing the potential of a website redesign continues with today's post on the internal search function. We'll take a look at ideas on how your internal search can be used as a helping tool in the general design and testing of your website, as well as guidance on how to best design your search page.
Like an athlete at the Olympics, your website should be fit and free from injury. This way you can achieve the best performance and value from your website every day.
Create an annual search cycle to stay one step ahead of your users
Search statistics are not only essential for evaluating and maintaining the search function on your website, they are also useful for many other purposes. It is a free opportunity to learn about what your users expect from your website. Do you have the information users need? Is it well organized, and is it easy to click though to the pages that are most sought after?
You may think you don’t need to do that? After all, you can find content without doing so. It is essential that you use the internal search regularly. Your search page transforms and looks different depending on which search term you use. Users on your website might view a search result page that you have never seen yourself.