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treefrog
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Search feature

Postby treefrog » Fri Sep 10, 2010 9:12 pm

Not sure if it is just me, but recently I am finding the search results may not be returning results for all content available on the site, eg there are only about 5 hits for the word wonders and jennings only 16...is it just me or my machine or maybe the content is right !PUZZLED!

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Re: Search feature

Postby pennymachines » Fri Sep 10, 2010 11:17 pm

Are you using the search box at the top of the Forum page? This returns content indexed by Google and therefore tends to be incomplete - as you say, at present just a few pages referencing "Wonders" and much else just isn't listed.

For a thorough search you should click the Search link (next to FAQ or via Search Forum in the pop-up search box). This runs directly from the Forum database and should therefore find everything. "Wonders" currently produces 9 pages containing 87 matches; "Jennings" produces 214 (including this post!) You also get advanced options, such as restricting your search to particular forum categories.

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Re: Search feature

Postby treefrog » Sat Sep 18, 2010 7:52 am

Thanks PM...
I had never used the other search functions as the indexed data in Google had largely previously returned good results... I am guessing this has not been working as effectively lately.


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