Enhanced Search or Google Custom Search

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?

Thanks!

Ken
 

Slavik

XenForo moderator
Staff member
Enhanced search is above 1 Million Posts. You can add it later.
That said, enhanced search provides extra functionality/performance even for smaller boards and I know several forums with under 100k posts using it.
 

Steve10

Well-known member
That said, enhanced search provides extra functionality/performance even for smaller boards and I know several forums with under 100k posts using it.
We're planning on introducing it at some point, we're at 35K posts and we think it's going to be very useful.
 

principia

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

Steve10

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
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.
 
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