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Stopwords

This topic describes how to work with stopwords.

Stopwords are the common words in language that are ignored when included within a search query. B2B Commerce Cloud has a default set of stopwords already included, but it may be useful to add additional subjective terms from being included in search query processing. For example, words such as "quality", "cheap", "value", and so on could be added so that if a user enters a query of "cheap bolts", search will only process the word "bolts."

The following is the default list of stopwords:

they, this, to, was, will, with

that, the, their, then, there, these,

no, not, of, on, or, such,

for, if, in, into, is, it,

a, an, and, are, as, at, be, but, by,

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Note

Stopwords are not case sensitive.

Manually Adding Stopwords

  1. Go to Admin Console > Marketing > Search > Stopwords.
  2. Click Add Stopword.
  3. Enter the Stopword in the Word field.
  4. Click Save if only one Stopword is being added, otherwise click Save and Add to add additional stopwords.

Manually Removing a Stopword

  1. Go to Admin Console > Marketing > Search > Stopwords.
  2. Select the word to be removed from the Stopword list by clicking Edit.

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Note

If multiple words are to be removed click the checkbox next to each word that needs to be removed.

Importing or Exporting Stopwords

  1. Go to Marketing > Search > Stopwords.

  2. Click Import.

  3. Click Choose File and select the file to be imported.

  4. Select the desired import options for the import file.

  5. Click Import to import the Stopword file.


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