Same Content, Different views!

OpenText Semantic Navigation comes with a pre-defined collection of themes which illustrate how OpenText's semantic technology can be used to address different business requirements and provide a variety of different user experiences to meet specific needs.

Six themes are currently provided in the Theme Library. Each one is a sample integration of OpenText Semantic Navigation using the Presentation Framework supplied with the product. Not only are these samples used as a showcase for Semantic Navigation but they also support training, documentation and demos. A sample theme from this collection could be used as a starting point for your custom integration, to help you gather business and technical requirements for a brand new theme customized for your users, your content and your brand.

Explore the theme library below and select one of the themes to get more information. Discover how the different widgets can be combined to construct a unique search and discovery experience. Follow the links to see a theme in action with content indexed from Wikinews

Featured Theme Components

Our Collection

Faceted

The faceted search theme is the cornerstone of the user experience provided by OpenText...

Assets Management

This theme brings a search and discovery experience using a tabular presentation of the content...

Guided Navigation

The guided navigation theme helps users navigate and restrict their search using predefined criteria...

Topic

The topic page theme is a natural extension of the faceted search experience that displays the most ...

Media

The media theme shows the versatility and power of the OTSN Presentation Framework based on the use ...

Mobile

The mobile theme is meant to be used from any mobile browser like the one available on ...

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Faceted

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The faceted search theme is the cornerstone of the user experience provided by OpenText Semantic Navigation. This theme brings together all of your relevant content into cohesive pages packed with information. These content-rich results pages give your visitors an engaging search and discovery experience that goes beyond a standard Google-style sequential list of results. To learn more about the basic principles of the faceted search theme, watch our cyberpresse.ca success story (http://semanticnavigation.opentext.com/how-semantic-navigation-drives-stickiness/) and see how Semantic Navigation made a huge difference totheir SEO, all made possible by automatically creating semantically-enhanced content-rich pages. Here are some of the benefits offered by this theme:

Use Cases and Benefits

  • Generic UI/UX for semantic site search
  • Natively support for faceted search
  • Customizable sorting and ranking algorithm
  • Support for forced placements, auto-complete and spellchecking
  • Search multiple content sources and types in one go
  • Enhance the theme using a variety of widgets
  • Leverage your existing editorial metadata, as well as derived metadata, using our embedded text mining technology
  • Adapt the look and feel to your own brand and identity.
  • and many more...
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Assets Management

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This theme brings a search and discovery experience using a tabular presentation of the content. This is the natural way to present records like email or products. The faced search and discovery experience is integrating differently, giving more space to the content.

Guided Navigation

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The guided navigation theme helps users to navigate and restrict their search using predefined criteria. The guided navigation assists users in the selection of search criteria.

Topic

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The topic page theme is a natural extension of the faceted search experience that displays the most recent and relevant documents for a given subject or entity. Additional components can also be added to a topic page to improve the engagement of your visitors: related documents, media gallery and contextual status updates (from Twitter).

Pairing a faceted search experience with dynamic contextual pages allows you to get the most out of all the content that you've painstakingly put up on your website. Listen to our audience engagement podcast and see how Semantic Navigation can play a starring role in your inbound-marketing strategy and help you to fully engage your audience.

You can link the faceted search experience to a dynamically generated topic page simply by adding the Hot Topic widget to the faceted results page.

Use Cases and Benefits

  • Natural extension for faceted search
  • Dynamically track and display highly relevant content for a given subject
  • Auto-generation of curated content
  • Content-rich experience allowing users to discover different facets of your content.
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Media

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The media theme shows the versatility and power of the OTSN Presentation Framework based on the use case of browsing and navigating through a media gallery. Using the same basic principles brought by semantic faceted search, this theme offers an engaging user interface for discovering and exploring multimedia content. As with the other themes, Wikinews is used to as a content source, demonstrating how content from a news site can be consumed as images as well as text.

Use Cases and Benefits

  • Learn how the Presentation Framework can be used to deliver a rich user experience
  • Learn how semantic annotations can be used to explore different types of content
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Mobile

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The mobile theme is meant to be used from any mobile browser like the one available on iPhone or Blackberry. This theme is offering a minimal search interface but still allows the users to navigate using editorial and semantic facets.