Search design patterns

April 20, 2010

10 major search design patterns:

  • Autocomplete/suggestions
  • Best (results) first: Relevance, Date, Popularity, Format, Personalisation, Diversity
  • Federated search (simultaneous search of different databases)
  • Faceted navigation
  • Advanced search
  • Personalisation
  • Pagination
  • Structured results
  • Actionable results
  • Unified discovery

Morville and Callender (2010). p: 81-130

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s