Searching Data Using MOSS 2007

This course is included in our On-demand training solution.


The ability to search data is a crucial component of any enterprise application, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 provides features to enable this ability. This course describes how to use the Search Service provided by MOSS 2007, including how to enhance the Search Service and how to customize search pages. It also examines how to display results using the Search Web Service and how to further enhance this service through customization.This course is one of a series in the SkillSoft learning path that covers the objectives for the Technology Specialist (TS): Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Application Development 70-542. Passing this exam will earn the learner the MCTS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 – Application Development certification.

Target Audience

Developers who use Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and consultants providing consulting services for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.


Six months to one year of experience developing applications by using Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007; experience using the Microsoft .NET Framework, at least six months with ASP.NET 2.0; experience working with XML documents, XML Web services development and consumption; a working knowledge of Windows WorkFlow Foundation and IIS 6.0

Expected Duration

90 min.

Course Objectives

The MOSS 2007 Search Service

  • recognize the functionality of the Search Service
  • Enhancing the MOSS 2007 Search Service

  • recognize how to perform searches using the MOSS 2007 search service
  • Customizing a Search Page in MOSS 2007

  • recognize how to customize a search page
  • Customizing MOSS 2007 Search Capabilities

  • recognize how to customize searches by creating an enterprise search web part
  • Customizing the MOSS 2007 Search Results Display

  • recognize how to customize how search results are displayed
  • Displaying the Results of Searches and Keyword Queries

  • recognize how to display the results of searches and keyword queries
  • Performing Searches in MOSS 2007