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Pages not found on search

Status
Open
Subject
Pages not found on search
Version
7.x
Category
  • Usability
Feature
Search
Submitted by
tdresel
Lastmod by
tdresel
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Description

v7.1 & 7.2

Searching Wiki pages does not return expected results.

  • It appears that the default search only searches part of the page text and not the titles.

The search does not return pages from a structure that I know have the search phrase displayed on the page. When this happens I usually get an empty "List Wiki Pages" with "Exact match" checked (I don't know what the exact trigger of this is but it occurs most often while searching titles). Unchecking this will then return results. It would be nice to have "exact match" be an option — not the default — on the admin page to reverse this behavior.

  • No search will return a match for text in a structure alias name, even though the text is display to the user.


I setup a test structure like this:
Page 1 -> Page One
Page 2 -> Page Two
Page 3 -> Page Three

The text on each page was "Now is the time for all good men"

Searching for "Three" returned nothing.
Searching for title "Three" returned nothing.
Searching for "Page" returned all three pages.

It seems to me that a user would be typing into the search box a word or phrase that they expected to be on a page, whither it be a title, alias or text and would therefore expect a search of "the entire site" to return one or more pages that display some form of their text without having to click on several buttons.

Importance
5
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Ticket ID
4034
Created
Tuesday 08 November, 2011 00:15:35 GMT-0000
LastModif
Tuesday 08 November, 2011 00:35:38 GMT-0000

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