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    How to use custom URL links for the thumbnail displayed for a record in Primo

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Primo

    Desired Outcome Goal:

    Add thumbnails of the cover images to Primo search results based on a URL in the source record


    1) Note when and where the thumbnail URL is included in your source records
    2) Edit the normalization rules to create a transformation that places the URL in the <links:thumbnail> field preceded by "$$U":
    e.g. <links><thumbnail>$$</thumbnail></links>
    3) Save and deploy the Normalization Rule changes
    4) Run a renormalization pipe to change the data in the PNX with the new Normalization Rules
    5) Run an indexing process to put the changes into the Front End search results



    • Article last edited: 9/10/2014
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