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Defective search function?

  • I’m having problems with the search function (BBP 1.2), it will return search results for some words but not for others, this is really weird…

    Solutions anyone?

    Thanks,

    Gene

    (no URL, the forum’s on my local server)

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  • chrishajer
    Participant

    @chrishajer

    Is this for BuddyPress or bbPress?

    For bbPress, search is a weak point.

    http://bbpress.org/forums/topic/search-is-broken-after-wp-integration

    Sorry, forgot to mention that it’s a bbPress install integrated with WP (no “deep” integration).

    Thanks for the link, it seems to be a common problem, I wonder if it’ll be fixed in a future release…

    Cheers,

    Gene


    chrishajer
    Participant

    @chrishajer

    It might be fixed, but I wouldn’t wait for that day to make the search better on your site.

    I turned off the search on one of my forums because it was so bad and frequently irrelevant. I wonder if a Google CSE would be a better fit if your forum relies heavily on search?

    http://www.google.com/cse/

    For searching this forum here, I usually search google like site:bbpress.org/forums/ whatever – but that relies on the content already having been indexed by Google. I’m not usually trying to find something from the past few days; usually it’s something I remember specifically but can’t remember who wrote it or when. If I search for these forums for the phrase, with Google, I typically find it.

    Hi Chris and thanks for the info.

    Cheers,

    Gene

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