Re-Index SharePoint web using CSOM (PnP Core Component)

PnP core component contains the extension methods which help to achieve the SharePoint task in simple lines of code. So to know more about PnP Core component, have a look at “Introduction to PnP Core Component”.

WebExtensions.ReIndexWeb (PnP Core Component) – This extension method Queues a web for a full crawl during the next incremental crawl.

Supports: SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Online

Assembly: OfficeDevPnP.Core.dll
Namespace: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client


void ReIndexWeb()

Single Line Code: Web.ReIndexWeb()

Code Snippet:

The following example re-index the current SharePoint website using trimmed version of managed CSOM (PnP Core Component)

[code lang=”csharp”]
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
using Microsoft.SharePoint.Client;
using OfficeDevPnP.Core;

namespace PnPSitesCore.Samples
class Program
static void Main(string[] args)
string siteUrl = "";

AuthenticationManager authManager = new AuthenticationManager();

//Interactive Login to SharePoint site – Opens a Online signin page to authenticate the user
var context = authManager.GetWebLoginClientContext(siteUrl);
//Queues the current site for the full crawl during the next incremental crawl

Console.WriteLine("Press any key to exit.");

The above code also available from GitHub.

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