Searchable content

When you perform a search in IBM® Connections, different types of information are searched for each application.

The following table lists the content that is searched for each application during a keyword or default search.
Table 1. Searchable content
Application Content that is searched
Activities Tags, titles, content, and the titles of custom fields. Content from file attachments is not searched.
Blogs Tags, titles, content, author names, and comments. Content from file attachments is not searched.
Bookmarks Tags, titles, descriptions, and URL strings if the bookmark points to a URL that is not internal to IBM Connections.
Communities Tags, titles, descriptions, and community events.
Files File names, tags, and descriptions, and uploaded file content.
Forums Tags, titles, content, and comments. Content from file attachments is not searched.
Profiles All main profile fields and custom fields.
Status updates Status updates posted to Profiles, Communities, and the Home page, or shared using the Share link.
Note: Status updates that are added from the Home page or shared using the Share link are automatically posted to the user's profile. Use the Show options on the search results page for status updates to filter the display to show all status updates, status updates from Profiles, or status updates from Communities.
Wikis Tags, titles, summaries, content, comments, and content from file attachments.

Only current content is indexed; previous versions of wiki pages are not searched.

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