[wp-docs] Link Spawning Search Results

Michael Beckwith michael.d.beckwith at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 22:06:50 UTC 2011

I am going to +1 the no "open new tab/window" for the search results page.
I have configured my browsers search bar hot keys to work with the search
page("wp moving wordpress" for example brings up the "moving wordpress"
search results), and it's annoying having to close the extra tab.

On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 4:02 PM, Lorelle on WordPress <
lorelleonwordpress at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have two complains about search results on the Codex.
> We suddenly have link spawning (opening links in new tabs and windows) in
> search results on the Codex. I thought the search results page was broken.
> I kept clicking links and nothing happening. Then I found 8 pages open at
> the end of my tab queue. NOT COOL. Let's kill this as soon as possible.
> Breaks web standards and causes more work.
> The other thing is that the search box when in the Codex area says "Search
> Codex" yet it returns search results from everything. We've talked about
> this before. It causes problems as it doesn't seem to prioritize Codex
> content and often brings up unhelpful support discussions and WordPress
> Plugins when all I need is to look something up.
> Is there any way to prioritize the Codex information when searching in the
> Codex or separating out the rest of the stuff below and the Codex results
> up top?
> Thanks for letting me kvetch. :D
> Lorelle
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