This is a workaround for the bug described below. We just had this same problem occur in Tiki Wiki 6.3. Our Architect looked at the code and said the search wasn't recognizing the pages' language. I turned off the multilingual feature that I just turned on last week (May 31, 2011), and our search function worked normally again.
This is a cut and paste of the following open bug I found that describes this problem:
Ticket ID 2188
Subject Search function does not work when tiki-searchindex.php is first invoked
Submitted by Geoff Brickell
Priority 9 high
Category Bug: Error
Tiki Version 2.x
Description Using the Search link in the application menu invokes tiki-searchindex.php which does not return any results no matter what you search for.
Having had a 'failed' search you are however now at tiki-searchresults.php and all subsequent searches work fine.
When you use the Search box module you fill in the form and the form 'action' is to run tiki-searchresults.php - and so this works fine.
This was previously logged as id 1696 - but this flagged the problem as a usability problem with the tiki support site rather than a possible coding bug - so have submitted this again.
Lastmod by Geoff Brickell
Created Monday 01 December, 2008 04:40:25 CST
LastModif Monday 01 December, 2008 04:46:34 CST
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