Keyfinder searching works similarly to Singleline searching: the user types in the search term, and Pro Web returns the address that matches the search in the picklist.
Keyfinder searching can only be used with certain datasets that contain a logical reverse search key, for example:
Pro Web enables users to search on a key search term. For example:
When users submit a search, each component of the entered information becomes a subject of the search. Telephone numbers undergo pre-processing to allow a variety of formats to be searched on successfully.
These searches usually involve the following stages:
This example shows how the users would search for an address using a gas meter number (MPRN). The users can use the same search technique to search for an electricity meter number (MPAN), or a gas or electricity meter serial number.
This example shows how the users would search for an address using a unique property reference number (UPRN).
This example shows how the users would search for an address using a telephone number.
Select Key Search method.
Select the required data mapping from Datamap list. Ensure that the selected data mapping contains Names (NAM) data.
Enter the telephone number, 6177911428, and click Search.
A picklist is returned containing the property details and a list of all registered occupants.
User can return the full address without a name by clicking the premises number at the top of the list.
Alternatively, they can click on the required resident and the name and full address is returned.