Using jQuery and jqplot in your display template to show a piechart refiner

With the display templates in SharePoint 2013 being built in html and javascript you can easily re-use exisiting javascript frameworks like jQuery. The jquery plugin called jqplot is one of many charting plugins available. It is more or less randomly chosen and the technique shown in this post can be re-used with many other plugins…

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Using jQuery UI autocomplete with the REST API to get search results in the search box

SharePoint 2013 comes with a beautiful REST API that supports both search and suggestions. In this post I’ll show how to easily integrate search results into the search box to quickly show the users the results they want. The example shows normal search results, but it could easily be changed to show e.g. products from…

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