Netvibes VIP is specially designed for dashboard enthusiasts.
On top of the whole basic dashboard pack (ad-free personalized dashboards, new reader, real-time monitoring and cross-platforms UX), VIP pack includes the most acclaimed features to design the ultimate dashboard.

For information, please visit: http://www.netvibes.com/en/vip.

Account

This is where you can learn about your Subscription details. You can read the Terms of Sale (2), Unsubscribe (3) and edit your contact information (4) at anytime. If you have any question about your VIP subscription, use the Contact us (5) form.

Universal search

Universal Search helps you find what you need, and find it easily: search everything, feeds and apps. You can also track topics by saving results as a new App with continually updated search streams to help you save time.

You can enter a simple keyword or a complex query (topic).
The search box uses auto-completion and will help you with a list of relevant parameters.
Here is the query syntax you can use:

Query syntax

Parameters

tag:“name of the tag”
Display articles that have been tagged with the specified tag.
The tag feature is not available for VIP.

from:“YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm”
Display articles that have been published from the specified date.

to:“YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm”
Display articles that have been published up to the specified date.

enclosure:true / false
Display articles that have an enclosure* (true) or have not (false).
*enclosures are multimedia attachments to articles (pdf, mp3, etc).

feed:“name of the feed” (or feedID)
Display articles belonging to the specified feed.

in_link:“marvel.com”
Display all articles whose links to “marvel.com”.

domain:“twitter.com”
Display all articles from the website twitter.com.

media:“media name”
Display articles belonging to the specified channel.
Media can be: “blogs”, “videos”, “press and media”, “image”, “forum”, “social networks”.

author:“Darrell Etherington” AND feed:“TechCrunch” (or feedID)
Display articles from a particular author to the specified feed.

tab:“name of the tab”(or tabID)
Display articles belonging to the specified tab.

sentiment:“name of the sentiment”
Display articles that have been tagged with the specified sentiment.
The tag feature is not available for VIP.

user:“username”
Display articles that have been tagged by the specified user.

title:“keyword”
Display articles that have specific “keyword” in the title of the article.

tagged_from:“YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm”
Display articles that have been tagged from the specified date.
The tag feature is not available for VIP.

tagged_to:“YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm”
Display articles that have been tagged up to the specified date.
The tag feature is not available for VIP.

tagged:true“
Display any articles tagged.
The tag feature is not available for VIP.

saved:true”
Display any articles saved as favorite.

Operators

Parameters and keywords can be combined with operators.

“a” AND “b”
Conjunction: both keywords must be present in the content text

“a” OR “b”
Disjunction: one of the keywords must be present in the content text

NOT“a”
Exclusion: articles mentioning “a” will not be displayed

“a” NEAR “b”
Nearby: both keywords must be close in the content text

()
Allow to link multiple conditions

*
Wildcard

,
Concatenation

Some examples

tag,user:“joke”,“vincent”
Display articles with the tag “joke” added by the user “vincent”.
The tag feature is not available for VIP.

“orange” AND NOT “fruit”
Display articles containing “orange” excluding those that contain the keyword “fruit”.

“new york” OR tag:“big apple”
Display articles containing “new york” and articles that have been tagged “big apple”.

“new” NEAR “york”
Display articles having in the content the keyword “new” near the keyword “york”.

Preview the results

Once you have entered your query/topic, press the Enter key of your keyboard. A preview menu will appear with the 5 first articles found.
You have 2 options for Articles results:

  • Save tracked topic: it will add a new App on your dashboard. You will be able to read all the articles via the feedreader (1)
  • See all, refine & analyze: you will see the list of all the articles found, and you will be able to refine them (2)

You can also search on Apps (HTML editor, Webnote and Todo list apps). Results will appear under Articles (3). A click on the app will focus it on you dashboard.

Faceted exploration

When clicking on the See all, refine & analyze button, a page will appear.

On this page, you'll find all results from your query.
You can edit the original query by clicking on the 3 different parameters on the left panel (4): Within, Topic and Period.
Filters, on the right panel (5), will allow you to refine your search, based on 10 facets.
If you click on any facet value, it will refine your search to this value. You can click on as many values as you want, each one will be added as an “AND” condition to your query.

Tracked Topics

Once you have refine your query, you will be able to track this topic by saving results in a new App with continually updated search streams. Just click the “Save tracked topic” button (6).
The page results will close, and the Tracked Topics App will be added in your current tab.
Become a Premium user to analyze this search (7).

You can also create an RSS feed from any Tracked Topic app:

  • Click on the four-dot Edit button on the header of any Tracked Topic app (1)
  • Click on Export (2)
  • Click on RSS feed (3)

It will open the RSS feed in a new tab of your browser.

Other features

Duplicate tabs

Lets user duplicate any tabs of his dashboard. The copy created will have the exact same parameters (same apps, same tracked topics, etc).

Open the Tab settings, and select the “Duplciate” button. Duplicated tab will appear next to the original tab.

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