The search results are listed/sorted by hit points (relevance) if no specific sort order is set. The hit points are calculated by the search engine and depend on how important the search query is in relation to the documents found. The calculation of the points depends on many factors and correlations, but the most crucial aspects are:
If you want to deviate from the relevance sort order (i.e. "best" hits first), you can specify which field(s) this module should use as standard.
Tick this box and click the Add link to add a sort order field. A new window opens:
A sortable (a field that is not analysed and does not have multiple values) field that is in the search index.
For example name, name.sortable, mail and userfield.sortable.title.
Search results can be displayed in ascending or descending order. By default, search results are sorted ascending.
The page published: 2019-01-21