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Advanced search returns all posts where KW is in thread title

Old Jan 31, 18, 9:05 am
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Exclamation Advanced search returns all posts where KW is in thread title

Originally Posted by Katja View Post
Sure. Desktop full site. Windows 10, Chrome 63.something.

Example:

Go to Advanced Search (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/search.php - I get there by pulling down the "Search" drop down on the dark blue navigation bar at the top and choosing "Advanced Search"). Type "wheelchair" into the Keyword search box. Select "Show Results as Posts", then "Search Now".

Today, approximately the 15th result is a post dated Dec 17, 17, 2:44 pm: https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/amer...l#post29185340

The text of this post does not contain the search term "wheelchair". The reason this post is returned as a search result (as is every post in this thread) is because there is a wiki associated with this thread (https://www.flyertalk.com/forum/showwiki.php?t=1185752) which does contain the search term. This is faulty behaviour on the part of advanced search, and it is a bug that was solved once before (before the vbulletin upgrade).
The one is "Advanced Search finds all posts where the Search Keyword is in the thread wiki, even though the Search Keyword in not in the post".

I have found another today : Advanced Search finds all posts where the Search Keyword is in the thread title, even though the Search Keyword in not in the post.

Example, from the BA forum. Advanced Search using the keyword 'cutlery' returns ALL posts in this thread, just because the word 'cutlery' is in the thread title. The thread has no wiki.
Should BA ditch the plastic cutlery?

IMHO, this is a biggie which is hampering mod functions, so needs a priority fix.
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Old Jan 31, 18, 1:51 pm
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I am not able to reproduce the issue.

Can you please give me a step by step on it? 1. Navigate to x forum, 2. Click y button, 3. See Z result, etc.

Please include your device, browser and forum skin setting.
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