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locationProvider Element (Search Connector Schema)

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

The optional <locationProvider> element specifies the search provider to be used by the web service provider search connector. This element contains one mandatory attribute and an optional child element.

Syntax


<!-- locationProvider -->
    <xs:complexType name="searchConnectorDescriptionType">
        <xs:all>
            ...
            <xs:element name="locationProvider" minOccurs="0">
                <xs:complexType>
                    <xs:all>
                        <xs:element name="propertyBag" type="propertyStoreType" minOccurs="0"/>
                    </xs:all>
                <xs:attribute name="clsid" use="required"/>
                <xs:attribute name="codebase" type="xs:string"/>
            </xs:element>
            ...
        </xs:all>
        <xs:attribute name="publisher" type="xs:string"/>
        <xs:attribute name="product" type="xs:string"/>
    </xs:complexType>

Element Information

Parent ElementChild Elements
searchConnectorDescriptionType Element (Search Connector Schema)propertyBag Element (Search Connector Schema)

Attributes

AttributeDescription
@clsidRequired. The class identifier (CLSID) of the search provider.
codebaseOptional.

Remarks

The @clisid attribute value for the OpenSearch provider is {48E277F6-4E74-4cd6-BA6F-FA4F42898223}.

File system and protocol handler based search connectors can use the <simpleLocation> element instead. If <locationProvider> is present, there MUST NOT be a <simpleLocation> element in the Search Connector description.

Example of a locationProvider Element


<locationProvider clsid="{48E277F6-4E74-4cd6-BA6F-FA4F42898223}">
    <propertyBag>
        <property name="OpenSearchShortName">MSDN</property>
        <property name="OpenSearchQueryTemplate">http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Search/Feed.aspx?locale=en-US&Query={searchTerms}&format=RSS&StartIndex={startIndex}</property>
        <property name="MaximumResultCount" type="uint32">100</property>
    </propertyBag>
</locationProvider>

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