Manage Result Ranking Rules

The Result Ranking tab of a query pipeline configuration allows members with the required privileges to manage featured result and ranking expression query pipeline rules.

Creating Result Ranking Rules

  1. On the Query Pipelines page, click the query pipeline in which you want to add a rule, and then in the Action bar, click Edit Components.

  2. On the page that opens, select the Result Ranking tab, and then, in the upper-right corner, click Add rule.

  3. In the Add Ranking Rule panel, depending on the rule you want to add, select Ranking expression or Featured result.

  4. Click Add Rule.

Reference

Result Ranking Table Reference

In the Result Ranking tab of a query pipeline configuration, you can inspect the table to review information on the created result ranking rules.

Modifier (Result Ranking)

This column is filled differently depending on the rule you’re inspecting:

  • If the rule is a featured result rule, the Modifier column reads Featured.

  • If the rule is a ranking expression rule, the Modifier column is filled with the actual modifier selected when creating the rule (e.g., +500).

Rule Name

This column is filled with the name of the rule.

Query

This column is filled with the query expression that triggers the rule (e.g., If query is video game).

Condition

This column is filled with the query pipeline condition that must be met for the rule to execute.

Order of Execution

The following diagram highlights in orange the position of result ranking rules in the overall order of execution of query pipeline features.

result ranking rules in the query pipeline order of execution

Required Privileges

By default, members of the Administrators and Relevance Managers built-in groups can view and edit elements of the Query Pipelines page.

The following table indicates the required privileges to view or edit elements of the Query Pipelines page (see Manage Privileges and Privilege Reference).

Action Service - Domain Required access level

View result ranking rules

Search - Query pipelines

View

Edit result ranking rules

Search - Query pipelines

Edit

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