[wp-docs] Link Spawning Search Results

Lorelle on WordPress lorelleonwordpress at gmail.com
Wed Nov 16 23:11:19 UTC 2011

Otto: Link spawning wasn't in there originally, so something has changed
fairly recently. Can you find out who changed it? I know there MUST be a
good reason, but this breaks web standards and one thing WordPress loves is
standards. ;-)



On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 2:47 PM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:

> 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
> I currently do not have the capability to edit the codex at that level of
> detail. For the moment, this sort of thing cannot be changed.
> -Otto
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