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Implemented "Search this forum"

Discussion in 'Closed Suggestions' started by Jake Bunce, Jul 31, 2010.

  1. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    You can do this through the Advanced Search page, but I don't see any direct implementation for searching the current forum that you are in.

    I would like to suggest incorporating that functionality into the popup search menu. For example, when you are in a particular forum you can go to the Search menu and there is a checkbox for "this forum only." Simple. Elegant. Doesn't add clutter to the page. I think that would work well.
     
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  2. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    Jake! Woot!
    My favorite from the old vB staff ;).

    Which brings up a really good point... Will we be able to use url parameters to script the search? That's HUGE from an integration with other packages standpoint.
     
  3. Jake Bunce

    Jake Bunce XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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    Ah, I remember when I wrote that guide.

    URL search submissions appear to work the same here. For example:

    http://xenforo.com/community/search/search/?keywords=test&title_only=1
     
  4. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    It'll be awesome if we can do the URL searches. I was surprised at how useful they were when I started to use them for specific things like running a search through specific forums only.
     
  5. Grover

    Grover Well-Known Member

    It has already been suggested somewhere. ;) I remember, because I supported it and also miss this great functionality that the even so great vb3.8 had.

    Having said that, I think this alpha release is mind blowing convincing already. What a hard needed breath of fresh air is going through the forum world right now!.
     
  6. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    Sweet!
    That's really good news. Being able to put a parameterized search like that into a link is incredibly useful :).
     
  7. Derek Ivey

    Derek Ivey Member

    This feature is a must!
     
  8. James

    James Well-Known Member

    James likes this! +1
     
  9. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Implemented this now.
     
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  10. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    W00t. :D
     
  11. iardon

    iardon Member

    Can search by title be added?
     
  12. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    Go Mike! :)
     
  13. James

    James Well-Known Member

    Awesome, it's been implemented yay :D
     
  14. Enigma

    Enigma Well-Known Member

    A little extra padding inside the blue tab wouldn't hurt visually.

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  15. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    Agreed just a little and maybe ever some of that rounded corner goodness :p
     
  16. Tigratrus

    Tigratrus Well-Known Member

    Nice! +1 to Mike's awesomeness score.

    Agreed with just a tad more padding inside the tab, but I like the implementation, nice and clean :).
     

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