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Enhanced Search or Google Custom Search

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by Kenneth Holland, May 26, 2012.

  1. Kenneth Holland

    Kenneth Holland Active Member

    I'm about to buy XF (finally!) but don't know if I need enhanced search yet.

    Do I? :)

    It's a brand new forum attached to a blog with moderate traffic. Can I add it later? Is it more to add later?

    Also, would Google Custom Search be better?


  2. principia

    principia Well-Known Member

    Enhanced search is above 1 Million Posts. You can add it later.
    Kenneth Holland likes this.
  3. Kenneth Holland

    Kenneth Holland Active Member

    Great. Thank you. :)
  4. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    That said, enhanced search provides extra functionality/performance even for smaller boards and I know several forums with under 100k posts using it.
  5. Steve10

    Steve10 Well-Known Member

    We're planning on introducing it at some point, we're at 35K posts and we think it's going to be very useful.
  6. principia

    principia Well-Known Member

    I have around 100 000 posts on a shared hoster and feel no need for enhanced search. :)
    everything is running very well
  7. Steve10

    Steve10 Well-Known Member

    It's not about reducing load for us, it's the increased result accuracy, unlimited characters and a bunch of little things. Plus we've had a number of people complain about our search even though they love the site.

    Although our load is incredibly high for a site of size which is annoying.
  8. Kenneth Holland

    Kenneth Holland Active Member

    I'll probably not get it off the bat and include it bit later when my forum gets some traction.

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