Ranking.DemotedSites Property

Gets the collection of demoted sites specified for the Search service application.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration
Assembly:  Microsoft.Office.Server.Search (in Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.dll)

Public ReadOnly Property DemotedSites As DemotedSiteCollection
Dim instance As Ranking
Dim value As DemotedSiteCollection

value = instance.DemotedSites

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Office.Server.Search.Administration.DemotedSiteCollection
A DemotedSiteCollection object representing the collection of demoted sites.

Demoted sites contain content that is less relevant in your environment, and therefore should be ranked lower than that of all other sites.