THREAD: Search bar is useless
  1. 01-06-2017, 06:45 AM
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    I don't know about you, but when I've used the search bar on this forum I can never find what I'm looking for.




    I've searched for 'Battlefield 1' and this is whats shown.



    I'm sure its nothing to do with NGU itself but the forum software you're using, but can you improve upon this in any way?

    • If you search for a game, the section/ sub-section should come up first on the list.
    • Any other thread titles should come up after that with the keywords you're typed in.
    • Maybe you can search for members with the search bar too?


    People always come into the shoutbox asking questions but I'm sure that would go away if we had a good search feature for it.
  2. 01-06-2017, 06:46 AM
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    Originally Posted by Alt View Post

    I don't know about you, but when I've used the search bar on this forum I can never find what I'm looking for.




    I've searched for 'Battlefield 1' and this is whats shown.



    I'm sure its nothing to do with NGU itself but the forum software you're using, but can you improve upon this in any way?

    • If you search for a game, the section/ sub-section should come up first on the list.
    • Any other thread titles should come up after that with the keywords you're typed in.
    • Maybe you can search for members with the search bar too?


    People always come into the shoutbox asking questions but I'm sure that would go away if we had a good search feature for it.
    Agreed, the search function is terrible.
  3. 01-06-2017, 06:51 AM
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    Should have filter options, like just search the header, not the entire post; or to just search in a certain section e.g. Battlefield 1 section

    #SiteSuggestions
  4. 01-06-2017, 06:52 AM
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    Originally Posted by Alt View Post

    I don't know about you, but when I've used the search bar on this forum I can never find what I'm looking for.




    I've searched for 'Battlefield 1' and this is whats shown.



    I'm sure its nothing to do with NGU itself but the forum software you're using, but can you improve upon this in any way?

    • If you search for a game, the section/ sub-section should come up first on the list.
    • Any other thread titles should come up after that with the keywords you're typed in.
    • Maybe you can search for members with the search bar too?


    People always come into the shoutbox asking questions but I'm sure that would go away if we had a good search feature for it.
    Good to see the site has changed so much since i left

    tis a joke pls no ban
  5. 01-06-2017, 06:56 AM
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    Originally Posted by TheGuyNamedTemp View Post
    Good to see the site has changed so much since i left

    tis a joke pls no ban
    STFU fake Temp
  6. 01-06-2017, 11:14 AM
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    I remember using this religiously when MW2 was popular, and never finding what I wanted. Ever.
  7. 01-06-2017, 02:26 PM
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    vbulletin's search function has always been shit. I'm sure its been looked into but recoding something like that is a pain in the ass.
  8. 01-06-2017, 02:35 PM
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    Would love to, but, no. The search function has always been broken for vBulletin, I mean if you can find a plugin that replaces the default one sure, but none of us have the time to recode the entire search bar to not be cancer.
  9. 01-06-2017, 02:45 PM
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    Yeah sorry. There's no way I'm rewriting their search functionality.

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