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Scope

Last Updated: 12/12/2016

Scope specifies a search provider.

Child Elements

Setting nameDescriptionApplies to which versions of Windows Internet Explorer

FaviconURL

Specifies the path to an icon for a specific Search Scope item.

Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11

PreviewURL

Specifies the URL where previews are shown in the Accelerator window.

Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11

ScopeDefault

Specifies whether the Search Scope item is the default search provider.

Internet Explorer 7 through Internet Explorer 11

ScopeDisplayName

Specifies the display name for the search provider.

Internet Explorer 7 through Internet Explorer 11

ScopeKey

Specifies the unique string for the search provider.

Internet Explorer 7 through Internet Explorer 11

ScopeUrl

Specifies the URL for the search provider.

Internet Explorer 7 through Internet Explorer 11

ShowSearchSuggestions

Specifies whether Search Suggestions are shown.

Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11

SuggestionsURL

Specifies suggestions that appear to the user during a search, by using a search that is based on XML.

Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11

SuggestionsURL_JSON

Specifies suggestions that appear to the user during a search, by using a search that is based on JavaScript Object Notation (JSON).

Internet Explorer 8 through Internet Explorer 11

Valid Configuration Passes

specialize

Parent Hierarchy

Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer | SearchScopes | Scope

Applies To

For a list of the Windows editions and architectures that this component supports, see Microsoft-Windows-IE-InternetExplorer.

XML Example

The following example shows how to set search providers.

<SearchScopes>
   <Scope wcm:action="add">
      <ScopeDefault>true</ScopeDefault>
      <ScopeDisplayName>MyFirstSearchProvider</ScopeDisplayName>
      <ScopeKey>SearchProvider1</ScopeKey>
      <ScopeUrl>http://www.contoso.com/search?q={searchTerms}</ScopeUrl>
   </Scope>
   <Scope wcm:action="add">
      <ScopeDisplayName>MySecondSearchProvider</ScopeDisplayName>
      <ScopeKey>SearchProvider2</ScopeKey>
      <ScopeUrl>http://search.fabrikam.com/results.aspx?q=&quot;{searchTerms}&quot;</ScopeUrl>
   </Scope>
</SearchScopes>

SearchScopes

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