Search URL is broken in SharePoint Online or Office 365


In  my SharePoint online team site, the search link is broken. When I click on search, I get the following error

Internet Explorer cannot display the webpage and the URL which I get for search look strange:

SharePoint-Online-Team-Site-Search-not-working

 

When I click on the search this is the error message I am getting

SharePoint-Online-Team-Site-Search-not-working-error

 

How did I resolve the search problem in SharePoint online?

Site Actions | Site Settings | click on Go to top level site settings  under Site Collection Administration and click on Site hierarchy

sharepoint-online-site-settings

In Site hierarchy, you will see your search url

sharepoint-online-site-search-url

 

Copy your search URL  and go to  Site Settings  | Top Link Bar  | Edit Navigation Link  |for Search and click ok

 

edit-search-url-in-sharpoint-online

 

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Now if you go back to your team site and click on search, you will see your search site where you can search in SharePoint Online.

Published by Aryan Nava

Founder of "BlockchainMind", CTO for two Blockchain startup during 2018, Cloud/DevOps Consultant and Blockchain Trainer

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