If you are using Episerver Search & Navigation (Formerly Find), you are likely using
GetContentResult() . While I’m fairly skeptical about it (if you do not need the content explicitly, it’s probably a good idea to use
GetResult instead), there are legitimate uses of the APIs. However, it can come with a surprise, and a not very pleasant one.
Your code probably looks like this
SearchClient.Instance.Search<IContent>() .For("banana") .StaticallyCacheFor(15) .GetContentResult();
Looks good, right? You search for content with keyword “banana” and cache the result for 15 minutes.
But is it? Does your search result really get cached for 15 minutes?
As it might surprise you, it doesn’t.
GetContentResult() caches the result by default (unlike
GetResult() which does not), but it only caches for 1 minutes. Even thought you asked it to cache for 15 minutes.
The right way to do it is to use other overload which takes an int as parameter. That is the cache time in seconds, like this
SearchClient.Instance.Search<IContent>() .For("banana") .GetContentResult(900);
In upcoming version of Find, the surprise will be fixed, but it’s probably a good idea to specify the cache time out explicitly.