[wp-docs] Link Spawning Search Results

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Wed Nov 16 22:07:28 UTC 2011

Yes, please (on the latter issue).

I don't actually use the WPORG search form. If I need to search the Codex,
I use google with "site:codex.wordpress.org" - and I suspect I'm not alone.
It would be awesome for the site search capability to get some love.


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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