MISSING SEARCH 2010 WEBPARTS


Missing Search 2010 webparts

Problem :

After migrating a SharePoint farm from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 the search webpart gallery is missing the new webparts (mainly the search refinements and people refinement , that what i was looking for .


The missing webparts are :

  • Refinement.webpart
  • PeopleRefinement.webpart
  • QuerySuggestions.webpart


The Solution :

The at the site collection level (Site collection administration) you will need to activate a feature


The feature name is :
Search Server Web Parts

Note : while you might see that feature already activated , (post migration ), you will need to deactivate and reactivate to add the new webparts to the new gallery

Also note :

You can read through this msdn article on how to copy the webparts across multiple site collections.

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff512796.aspx

Best of luck

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