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Syntax for custom taxonomy queries

To create a custom search for a taxonomy node you need to use Search Expressions syntax.

By defining a custom search for a taxonomy item it is possible to expand or narrow the scope of the query to fine-tune the results a user sees when selecting a taxonomy item. As an administrator, you can use the syntax examples below to adjust a taxonomy query to behave precisely the way you would like it to.


Custom search query



Searches for london in all fields

london market

Searches for london AND market in all fields

"london market"

Searches for the exact phrase "london market" in all fields


Searches for london in field #90 only (City field)

5:politician & 90:london | 90:oslo

Searches for politician in Title field (#5) AND (london OR oslo) in City field (#90)

NOT 5:"" The double quotation marks signify "no content", so this search retrieves assets where field 5 is not empty.


For a list of Boolean operators, see Fotoware search expressions reference.

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