Module 5: Search results presentation

The requirements in this module provides detailed requirements for the presentation of 'simple search results' and 'no search results' pages. This includes the placement and formatting of 'featured search' results and spelling suggestions.

The elements within this module must be implemented consistently across all Queensland Government websites.

This module covers:

  • standard CUE elements to be implemented on search results pages
  • formatting of search box group
  • result set descriptions
  • search result entries
  • pagination
  • formatting of featured search results
  • search tips


Simple search - page results
Checkpoint Name Conformance
1 Title tag Mandatory
2 Page header and footer Mandatory
3 Three-column layout Mandatory
4 Breadcrumbs Mandatory
5 Site utilities search box Mandatory
6 Page title (heading) Mandatory
7 Search box group Mandatory
8 Search scope Mandatory
9 Result set description Mandatory
10 Search result entries Mandatory
11 Search result title Mandatory
12 File size and type Mandatory
13 Description/summary Mandatory
14 Information line Mandatory
15 Pagination - Moving between results page Mandatory
No search results
Checkpoint Name Conformance
16 No search results pages Mandatory
17 Featured search results Mandatory
18 Spelling suggestions (if relevant) Desirable
19 No search results message text Mandatory
20 Search tips Mandatory
21 Alternative search options Mandatory
22 Alternative 'no search results' message text Mandatory
Featured search results pages
Checkpoint Name Conformance
23 Featured search result Mandatory
Spelling suggestions
Checkpoint Name Conformance
24 Spelling suggestions display Mandatory