Improved forum search

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Ian, Sep 25, 2018.

  1. Ian

    Ian Administrator

    Feb 23, 2002
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    I've made some major changes to how the forum search engine works, which should hopefully result in much faster and improved results when using the search box. It was previously quite slow and not particularly clever!

    Please do let me know if you spot any bugs or problems with the site, as there was an issue earlier today which prevented new posts being made for a while. This was related to a problem rolling the new search index out. I'm sorry if anyone tried to make a post and had it give you an error.
    Ian, Sep 25, 2018
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    nivrip Yorkshire Cruncher

    Mar 21, 2007
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    North Yorkshire
    Just tried Search Forums and yes it does seem to work very quickly and accurately. :thumb:
    nivrip, Sep 25, 2018
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    Abraham Andres Luna

    Mar 14, 2018
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    Spring Hill, FL 34608
    Thanks for the upgrade :bow:
    Abraham Andres Luna, Sep 26, 2018
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    Taffycat Crunchy Cat

    Jun 1, 2006
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    South Wales
    Great job @Ian. Searches seem very speedy now. :thumb:
    Taffycat, Sep 26, 2018
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    V_R ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Moderator

    Jan 31, 2005
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    Yes it seems to be working great!
    V_R, Sep 26, 2018
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