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Use multiple stemming analyzers for multilingual forums

Alfa1

Well-known member
#1
The Enhanced Search setup seems to dictate a single language setup. Yet, it would be very helpful to cater to websites that have multilingual setups. i.e. provide stemming analyzers for multiple languages.
 

Mike

XenForo developer
Staff member
#2
I don't believe ES is really particularly setup to handle this, but how would you know what stemmer to use for content or for the searching being performed?
 

Alfa1

Well-known member
#3
As xenforo does not allow for the same node to have content in different languages, most websites have setup categories and child nodes dedicated to a language. i.e.
- English category
- - English node 1
- - English node 1
- - English node 3
- German Category
- - German node 1
- - German node 2
- - German node 3
etc

If we would be able to define a node language then that would also define what stemming language to use for content in those nodes.