SharePoint 2013 Search has built-in support for thesaurus enrichment of queries. However, synonyms are often not visible in the search results. This post will show you how you can modify the synonym weight using the Ceres shell.
SharePoint 2013 continues assimilating the FAST ESP search engine. In FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint, the remains of ESP were still visible, and in part available for modification. In SharePoint 2013, you must search hard to find any mentions of FAST or ESP. Most options for modifying the internal operations of search are locked down, much to the [...]