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    What is the best way to do Primo Advanced Searching with a Deep Link

    • Article Type: General
    • Product: Primo
    • Product Version: 4


    What are some tips for creating a  Classic UI Deep Link to search more fields of a PNX record, similar to an Advanced Search in Classic UI?


    Deep Links can be constructed using the available parameters (such as using multiple &query parameters) that will perform the same searches used by the Advanced Search screen.

    Classic UI Deep Links are documented in Developers Network:


    Fields to be searched must be in the <search> section of PNX. If facet syntax is uesd, fields from <facet> section are used.
    It is also recommended to use the &search_scope parameter instead of the deprecated &loc parameter for specifying scopes.


    an example query:
    title starts with Harry
    creator contains rowling
    subject contains wizards
    facet prefilter equals books


    as a Deep Link:



    For the New UI, there is no special syntax for Deep Links. You can perform an Advanced Search using the interface, and use the resulting Primo Search Url as a Deep Link.

    Additional Information

    Deep Link Advanced Deeplink brief dlsearch intro introduction

    • Article last edited: 05/11/2017