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SharePoint Group Display Templates [Grouping]

the questions...

How to Group Search Results Using Default Display Templates?

Grouping search results with display templates for the CSWP?

How to Define a Custom Group Display Template (GroupTemplateId)?



and the answer is a sad one...


SETTINGS

Well, 1st create yourself a Group Display Template file, just take the default "group_xxx.html" from the "Search" or "Content Search" Folders, whatever you are using.

After adding it to the Master Pages, you can't add it via JS, you MUST download a copy or you Search WebPart (export) and change the value in "GroupTemplateId" to your group JS file.

Now at least you have a CSWP with you own group.html/js file.

So I've never really payed attention but in our Controls Display Templates the rendering part is in _#= ctx.RenderGroups(ctx) =#_ , GROUPS, not items.

This actually ALWAYS going through a group rendering function, and hey, i want to use it. but how?

nothing... NOTHING is the documentation (THX M…

SharePoint display templates ERROR: hexadecimal value 0x3C, is an invalid attribute character

its an error about a "<" or ">".

you might have user "Enter" for an element with too many attributes like this

<a href="value......."
     class="value......."
     id="value......."
     data-toggle="value.......">

collapse it to this
<a href="value......."  class="value......."  id="value......."  data-toggle="value.......">

SyntaxError: expected expression, got '&'

SyntaxError: expected expression, got '&'

this belongs to the if syntax "a = b ? c : d";

probably the problem is in the 'b'