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jamieoliver22
13-01-07, 21:48
Hey everyone!

As most of you may know about my search facility before, well now it is the official solution to the forums. The script has been set up on the forums and is ready to rumble!

I am proud to announce, the forum search engine:

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/googlesearch.php

:jmp::jmp::jmp:

Your thanks should also go to Justin (tlr online) for helping me get it set up.

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Version History
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Version 0.5 - Private BETA test
Version 1.0 - Initial public release
Version 2.0 - Added features, improved interface and edited code
Version 2.2 - Bugs fixed, cleaned up code
Version 2.5 - Completely new skin/layout, edited code, username search feature and general tweaks
Version 2.7 - Styled the search bar and button, added a feature to search old (archived) posts in replace of the username search (which didn't do much), general tweaks and code edits

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PLEASE NOTE: Please do not post in (or bump) any old threads you find as this is against the forum rules. Thanks.

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Thanks,
Jamie.

scion05
13-01-07, 21:49
:tmb:
Thats one less server strain we'll ever have to worry about :)

raiderfun
13-01-07, 22:15
Oh that's interesting and helpful !!! :tmb:

Ampersand
13-01-07, 22:16
Excellent work. :tmb:

xMiSsCrOfTx
13-01-07, 22:19
Awesome, thanks Jamie! :tmb:

Jacob x5
13-01-07, 22:30
Very nice work. :tmb: :wve:

PARANOIA
13-01-07, 22:52
Excellent. Thanks to both of you. Now I can dig up the intelligent threads that I made. *cough! hack!*

Lavinder
13-01-07, 22:53
Thanks, now there is finally a search engine I can't think of anything to search :o

Anniversary Lara
13-01-07, 22:56
Thanks for posting, Jamie! :tmb:

Titanium
13-01-07, 22:58
Cool, nice work. :tmb:

Ikas90
13-01-07, 23:02
Thank you, Jamie :tmb: That can be quite helpful at some points.

Lord Icon
13-01-07, 23:07
Nice work, Jamie. Very useful.

Pipolinne
13-01-07, 23:12
Thanks!:wve:

Grenade
13-01-07, 23:15
Thank you Jamie, very good work! :tmb: :)

Reggie
13-01-07, 23:16
Jamie, you're an asset to the forum and us members. Now hopefully there won't be so many repeat threads.

Thanks as well to tlr for helping out Jamie :)

AmericanAssassin
13-01-07, 23:17
Thank God for this!!! :D

Angelus
13-01-07, 23:18
Thank you, Jamie. Now maybe we won't have as many repeated threads. ;)

Lew
13-01-07, 23:29
Great! Nice Work :tmb:

Kamrusepas
13-01-07, 23:31
Excellent, great work Jamie :tmb:

Phlip
13-01-07, 23:37
Hey everyone!

As most of you may know about my search facility before, well now it is the official solution to the forums. The script has been set up on the forums and is ready to rumble!

I am proud to announce, the forum search engine:

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/googlesearch.php

:jmp::jmp::jmp:

Your thanks should also go to Justin (tlr online) for helping me get it set up.

Thanks,
Jamie.


I thought this (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/faq.php) was the search engine, withc is pretty cr@p btw, how do I acsess this search engine?

jamieoliver22
13-01-07, 23:40
I thought this (http://www.tombraiderforums.com/faq.php) was the search engine, withc is pretty cr@p btw, how do I acsess this search engine?

No, thats just to search the FAQ, not the forums. And to access this search, just click the link, click TR forums and type in the box :p

Thanks everyone for the comments btw! :D

Phlip
13-01-07, 23:41
so I have to go to this page all the time?

jamieoliver22
13-01-07, 23:42
so I have to go to this page all the time?

Just go onto it when you want to search something.

Kamrusepas
13-01-07, 23:42
so I have to go to this page all the time?

If you want to search the forums, yes. It's not really that much trouble, just save the page in your Bookmarks.

Angelx14
13-01-07, 23:42
That's great! Thanks Jamie.:)

stereopathic
14-01-07, 01:35
hells yeah!

Raziel66
14-01-07, 08:55
Super :jmp:

danitiwa
14-01-07, 08:55
Geck, get one of them fancy stamps over here! :jmp:

dox online
14-01-07, 09:39
Hey everyone!

As most of you may know about my search facility before, well now it is the official solution to the forums. The script has been set up on the forums and is ready to rumble!

I am proud to announce, the forum search engine:

http://www.tombraiderforums.com/googlesearch.php

:jmp::jmp::jmp:

Your thanks should also go to Justin (tlr online) for helping me get it set up.

Thanks,
Jamie.

thanks!

xMyrax
14-01-07, 09:43
Whee ^_^ Thanks guys! :D

Alex Fly
14-01-07, 11:02
:tmb: Jamieoliver22

RAID
14-01-07, 12:29
Awesome thanks :tmb:

Sofitegan
14-01-07, 12:51
wow! great! thanks to those who made it! :tmb:

star girl
14-01-07, 14:09
Wow, thanks Jamie and TLR!!! :tmb:

Joseph
14-01-07, 15:37
Again, thank you very much jamieoliver! :tmb: And congratz it has been adapted by the forum! :cool:

Tomb Raider 5194
14-01-07, 16:51
Thans very much now things will be much easier to search :tmb:.

Greenkey2
14-01-07, 17:19
Thanks so much! :tmb:

viper456
14-01-07, 17:22
thank you Jamie and Justin code name "Double J" lol

I was actually looking for this little search tool the other day but couldnt find it, what a coinsidence :D *tests it out*

jamieoliver22
14-01-07, 18:34
thank you Jamie and Justin code name "Double J" lol


Sounds good.. We could be the next men in black :p

http://img476.imageshack.us/img476/548/meninblack2movie4lr.jpg

:D

BoyTRaider
14-01-07, 20:07
Thank you so much for that. :)

kill bill
14-01-07, 21:27
thank you so much! gos back to year 2000 to bump some threads.:cln:

Lara Croft!
14-01-07, 22:38
Thanks for the search engine!!

Joseph
14-01-07, 22:46
thank you so much! gos back to year 2000 to bump some threads.:cln:
I know you're joking.
But still, let me emphisize: search for old threads as much as you like. But bumping old threads is not appreciated here.

:wve:

amlai
15-01-07, 00:26
Thanks so much for this...it's very handy!

Now, just one question, it is possible to have a link (from quick links option) to this engine? it would be lovely...again thanks.

:wve:

Jin Uzuki
15-01-07, 03:23
I just gave it a try... IT WORKS!!! :tmb: :jmp: Thanks a load!

dox online
18-01-07, 19:28
tlr can you add it to the faq or the vbulletin toolbar?

jamieoliver22
18-01-07, 20:22
tlr can you add it to the faq or the vbulletin toolbar?

It could be added to the FAQ but not the toolbar. We have already discussed the idea.

Shark_Blade
26-01-07, 02:46
thank you jamie:D

- Id -
30-01-07, 22:08
It's not that good, but finally something.

Nephili
31-01-07, 08:38
Yay! Ideal! Thanks alot! :tmb:

BoyTRaider
31-01-07, 09:00
Wow, I've already said this, but this has actually saved me!! I remember I did an essay last year for my LA class, but since it's the same topic this year, I don't need to do another one - as lazy as that sounds! I found the topic that I have shared my essay with some forumers! It's 4:06 am. Now I can go to sleep! :D
Thank you! :yah:

Legend 4ever
31-01-07, 14:26
Kawaai! Thanks!

Legend of Lara
31-01-07, 15:30
Some threads just refuse to come up. When I try adding more words, it doesn't find anything. Oh well... :)

Ultimate_Lara
01-02-07, 07:02
that's very helpful! thanks

jamieoliver22
01-02-07, 18:28
Thanks to everyone for your kind comments.. I'm glad you like it.

Does anybody have any suggestions on what features could be changed or even added to the search engine to make it better? Please let me know of such suggestions and I will try my best to incorparate them into the next version.

Thanks again,
Jamie.

Lavinder
01-02-07, 18:37
Thanks to everyone for your kind comments.. I'm glad you like it.

Does anybody have any suggestions on what features could be changed or even added to the search engine to make it better? Please let me know of such suggestions and I will try my best to incorparate them into the next version.

Thanks again,
Jamie.

I don't know if this is even possible but a feature to search for your own posts?

jamieoliver22
01-02-07, 19:25
I don't know if this is even possible but a feature to search for your own posts?

Hmm.. Possibily.. I will look into it.

jamieoliver22
01-02-07, 21:41
Sorry, double post..

I have been working on a new version - 2.3

I have tried to implement the ablity to search by username, its not really that fantastic but I am still trying to improve it. This release is still BETA, so don't complain if things don't work.

You can test it here: http://alpha-lite.co.uk/stuff/googlesearch.php

Please note, if at times it seems to be not working or you get errors, thats because I am still working on it.

Thanks,
Jamie.

Lavinder
01-02-07, 22:30
Sorry, double post..

I have been working on a new version - 2.3

I have tried to implement the ablity to search by username, its not really that fantastic but I am still trying to improve it. This release is still BETA, so don't complain if things don't work.

You can test it here: http://alpha-lite.co.uk/stuff/googlesearch.php

Please note, if at times it seems to be not working or you get errors, thats because I am still working on it.

Thanks,
Jamie.

Thanks, sorry to cause you trouble. And I'm sure that you will iron out all the errors. You smart boy, you :p

ivannnnn
02-02-07, 09:05
Thanks very much...

well.let's begin a simple game

type your username and how many pages do you get?

I got 30 pages :D

jamieoliver22
02-02-07, 18:17
I am also in the proccess of adding a feature that allows you to search through old (archived) posts only. This will hopefully be useful to some users.

At the moment, it looks a mess and does not work that well. I am going to work on it later tonight.

Jamie.

Lavinder
02-02-07, 19:18
Results 1 - 10 for lavinder. (0.56 seconds) ..... Not popular..

jamieoliver22
02-02-07, 19:25
Results 1 - 10 for lavinder. (0.56 seconds) ..... Not popular..


Look at the other pages at the bottom.. :wve:

rr_carroll
06-02-07, 00:38
Thanks very much...

well.let's begin a simple game

type your username and how many pages do you get?

I got 30 pages :D I got 55 pages (with omitted threads, 98 pages).

I'm not clear on what checking "old posts" is supposed to do.

I just noticed last week that if you click USER CP near the to[p left of a page, you see a list of subscribed theads. If I choose ALL, there's 410 entries, nearly the 549 I got from the search.

Google doesn't link to all internet items, I suppose some posts are left out.

Gambit37
06-02-07, 01:16
Great that we finally have a search of the forums, this is long overdue. :)

I'm slightly confused about why using google is better than using the built in search though? :confused:

jamieoliver22
06-02-07, 08:08
I'm not clear on what checking "old posts" is supposed to do.


It doesn't do anything at the moment, it doesn't work properly. I still haven't got it to work yet, but thats only a BETA version.

I'm slightly confused about why using google is better than using the built in search though? :confused:

It isn't, but it is still better than nothing. :D

Gambit37
06-02-07, 11:01
It isn't, but it is still better than nothing. :D
What's the reason for not using the built in search then? If it's all part of the forum software, wouldn't it be easier to simply enable it?

I'm guessing it's to do with word indexing putting too much of a strain on the server with so many posts and too many users doing too many searches? How does this compare with google indexing the site?

I run a forum myself and I'm interested in these answers as I think our search takes a lot of server load too.

Lavinder
06-02-07, 16:13
Great that we finally have a search of the forums, this is long overdue. :)

I'm slightly confused about why using google is better than using the built in search though? :confused:

The built in search makes the forum overload I think :)

:D Results 531 - 538 for lavinder. (1.65 seconds)

jamieoliver22
06-02-07, 16:51
What's the reason for not using the built in search then? If it's all part of the forum software, wouldn't it be easier to simply enable it?

Yes, it would take a very large strain on the server. The forums have over 1.5 million posts and as you can imagine, it would cripple it.

This forum search is an alternative to the built-in search and still allows people to find certain posts. I admit its not full proof, but it is still better than having nothing (like it was before).

Jamie.

Gambit37
07-02-07, 21:57
There is a policy here of not "bumping" old threads. As this is the case, why not simply prune everything out older than say, 6 months, and be done with it? That would improve performance somewhat.... ;)

jamieoliver22
08-02-07, 11:28
Old posts are automatically pruned.. If you look at the bottom of a forum, you can see the prune options. The default is about 45 days, which can be changed to allow you to find old posts.

As long as people don't end up replying to these old posts, there will be no problem. The point of the search is to help people to find these old posts and find any old news they wish.

Gambit37
08-02-07, 13:46
But pruning means deleting. Those options simply show posts within a certain time period, the posts are still there in the database. For example, If I set the General Chat date selection to "beginning", with my current page preferences, I get 1493 pages going back to November 2000!

If you actually deleted the old posts, you would have a much more efficient forum, surely? And could then enable the forums own search rather than using google or another alternative? :confused:

It just seems strange to me that the forum seems to be making work for itself. ;)

jamieoliver22
08-02-07, 13:53
What would be the point of using a search engine then if all the old posts were deleted from the database? You would only end up searching recent posts, which can be found quite easily anyway.. It would defeat the object.

Gambit37
08-02-07, 14:07
Exactly! You wouldn't have needed to implement the google search engine if your database was smaller in the first place. You're using a sledgehammer to crack a nut.

I'm just trying to get my head around what seem to be two conflicting policies.

1) You want to provide a search for people to be able to find old posts
2) You don't value old posts (as borne about by the 'no bumping' rule)

So why are you keeping the old posts at all?

jamieoliver22
08-02-07, 14:12
For one.. Its not my database..

I made this search so people could find old posts and hense they could find any old information that they needed. I didn't need to make the search, I did it out of my good will to try and help people but some people never seem to be happy. Sometimes, I don't know why I bother...

Gambit37
08-02-07, 17:27
Sorry, you misunderstand me, I'm not criticising the new search -- I think that's great and I already said so. :hug: By "You" I meant the forum as a whole, not you personally. :) I assumed, wrongly, that you work in conjunction with admins/mods to enhance the forums, I didn't realise you'd done it off your own back.

What I'm confused about is the point I made above. I guess it's not your call, so I'd be interested if other mods/admins could explain the apparent conflict of policies I outlined above.

Gambit37
10-02-07, 14:07
I guess no one else has noticed or cares! :( Can any of the admins explain the apparent conflict of policies I outlined 3 posts up?

in these arms
10-02-07, 16:04
It's just a Google search engine, only based on TRC and TRF, if members want some information about other stuff, they simply type in there needs and find them. Hence what Jamie said, it's free for anyone at anytime.

Gambit37
10-02-07, 16:08
Yes, I know that, but I changed the subject of the conversation a little. Sorry about that, I went off topic. I'll post my query to an admin as a PM, or maybe a mod can split that part of the conversation into a new thread?

jamieoliver22
10-02-07, 17:01
Why are you so bothered/worried anyway? PM Justin if you wish, but there is no need to make a new thread about it.

darkos
10-02-07, 20:00
I am just curious...How many moderators are out there....? That is, here?! :whi:

tlr online
10-02-07, 20:01
I am just curious...How many moderators are out there....? That is, here?! :whi:
http://www.tombraiderforums.com/showgroups.php

darkos
10-02-07, 20:04
One more thingy! What sort of function do the Super Moderators perform?

Kamrusepas
10-02-07, 20:08
Afaik they're moderators on all the froums, not just specific ones [e.g. General Chat, TR Series etc].

Tomb Raider Master
10-02-07, 20:10
And they can upload avatars / ban members too.

darkos
10-02-07, 20:14
Afaik they're moderators on all the froums, not just specific ones [e.g. General Chat, TR Series etc].


Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhh....:eek: That explains that super function...Didn't know.....:)

Anubis_AF
10-02-07, 21:42
jamie. Did you know that your Search facility doesn't work on Firefox? :(
Just tried it on Avant and looks like a charm :)

Gambit37
11-02-07, 02:30
Why are you so bothered/worried anyway?
Because the 'no bumping' policy doesn't make any sense if you are preserving all the posts that were ever made...

kryptonite23
11-02-07, 05:47
That is very useful Jamieoliver.

jamieoliver22
11-02-07, 10:48
jamie. Did you know that your Search facility doesn't work on Firefox?:(


It works perfectly fine on Firefox? I always make my websites compatible with Firefox before IE.

Anubis_AF
11-02-07, 10:55
It works perfectly fine on Firefox? I always make my websites compatible with Firefox before IE.

It won't work for me, i.e. no search results are displayed.

jamieoliver22
11-02-07, 11:06
It won't work for me, i.e. no search results are displayed.

Do you have Javascript enabled?

Anubis_AF
11-02-07, 11:13
Yes I do. Shouldn't it be?

jamieoliver22
11-02-07, 11:17
It should be turned on. I still don't understand why it isn't working?

It works fine for me. It does take a few seconds for the results to show, try waiting a few seconds longer.

Anubis_AF
11-02-07, 11:32
Doesn't help, I tried earlier. Doesn't take as much time in Avant at all.

Natey168
11-02-07, 15:23
It doesn't work in Firefox for me either, but it works fine in IE..

jamieoliver22
11-02-07, 15:25
Well I don't know what the problem is. It works perfectly fine for me in Firefox so I assume it must be something at your end.

Anubis_AF
11-02-07, 15:29
Perhaps you could ask Firefox users to give it a try?

Gambit37
11-02-07, 16:28
Works fine for me in FireFox. What version of FF are you using and what extensions do you have installed?

Exactly what doesn't work anyway? Do you get an empty page, an error, what? What search terms are you using? Are you selecting the correct site (TRC or TRF)?

Can't really help unless you give exact information.

jamieoliver22
11-02-07, 20:04
Perhaps you could ask Firefox users to give it a try?


Well it works on both my desktop and laptop, and also works on my mates PC. And yes, please specify what problems you are having as Gambit suggested above.

Anubis_AF
12-02-07, 21:04
Same search terms used in Avant are used in Firefox, one displays results the other doesn't. What more details can I possibly give??

jamieoliver22
12-02-07, 21:07
Hmm.. It seems extremely odd. I really do not know what to suggest =\

Like I say, it does actually work with Firefox, but I don't understand why it won't work in YOUR Firefox =\ It is rather odd indeed..

Anubis_AF
12-02-07, 21:10
Rather odd.. not just MINE, Natey's as well apparently. There could be more members with this difficulty.

jamieoliver22
12-02-07, 21:37
Anubis, do you have MSN? If so, do you want to add me and we can try and find a solution to why it is doing it?

Then if we find what may be causing it, we could help fix it? :p

Gambit37
13-02-07, 00:02
What more details can I possibly give??
Uhm, something relevant? Clearly, you've never had to file proper bug reports before. ;) Please tell us:
1) What operating System
2) What version of Firefox
3) What extensions you have installed in FF
4) From opening the search engine, EXACT steps to reproduce the problem
5) The exact output -- which you still haven't clearly identified. You said "no results are displayed" but does that mean you get a blank page, a page saying "No search results were found" or something else?

Posting a screenshot would help too.

jamieoliver22
13-02-07, 11:26
Well I am going to look through all the coding later and see if there is anything odd. I will also test the document on a number of Firefox installs on a number of operating systems. I will also be updating it slightly, nothing major.

I will keep you updated.

EDIT: Also, while I am here.. Go check out the new website: http://www.alpha-lite.co.uk/ :D
Still not 100% finished, but its getting there.

Anubis_AF
13-02-07, 14:08
Uhm, something relevant? Clearly, you've never had to file proper bug reports before. ;) Please tell us:
1) What operating System
2) What version of Firefox
3) What extensions you have installed in FF
4) From opening the search engine, EXACT steps to reproduce the problem
5) The exact output -- which you still haven't clearly identified. You said "no results are displayed" but does that mean you get a blank page, a page saying "No search results were found" or something else?

Posting a screenshot would help too.Don't push my buttons :)

1) XP SP2.
2) Version 2.0
3) AdBlock Plus - IE Tab - McAfee SiteAdvisor - Video Downloader - Yahoo toolbar.
4) Type search terms, for example Outfits (after selecting TRForums) and hitting Search < quite a riddle? ;)
5) Oh dear.. hopefully a screenshot will do:
This is the page I get after I hit Search and wait for couple of minutes:
http://i93.photobucket.com/albums/l61/Anubis-AF/search.jpg

No need to fix anything, I'll use Avant instead whenever I need something.

jamieoliver22
13-02-07, 15:43
Seems like a Javascript error to me, as if something is blocking it.

Try disabling Javascript, close Firefox and lauch it again - try it, it shouldn't work. Now enable it again, close Firefox and launch it again - anything?

Anubis_AF
13-02-07, 20:02
Unfortunately it is the same :(

Gambit37
13-02-07, 22:37
Don't push my buttons :)
I don't understand your comment? I was trying to help you. You posted vague comments about things "not working" for nearly two days without giving anything tangible for us to work from. That doesn't allow anyone to help you. I was simply trying to get pertinent information from you to be able to offer assistance.


1) XP SP2.
2) Version 2.0
3) AdBlock Plus - IE Tab - McAfee SiteAdvisor - Video Downloader - Yahoo toolbar.
4) Type search terms, for example Outfits (after selecting TRForums) and hitting Search < quite a riddle? ;)


Anyway, I use FireFox 1.5.0.9 and that works fine. Does your friend -- who also gets no results -- also use FireFox 2.0?

Jamieoliver22 -- which version of FF do you use?

Kamrusepas
13-02-07, 22:41
It works fine on my Firefox too [I'm using the latest version] :wve:

jamieoliver22
13-02-07, 22:57
Jamieoliver22 -- which version of FF do you use?

I use Firefox 2.0.0.1, works perfectly fine.

Anubis_AF
13-02-07, 23:23
I appreciate both of your help :) , but the matter won't resolve.

Gambit37
13-02-07, 23:48
I work in web development and I know there's usually an answer for most problems. Your response may be how Microsoft see software development, but it ain't good enough for me! ;-) We'll fix this somehow!

I'm off to bed, but I'll think of some more ideas about what might be the problem.

Anubis_AF
14-02-07, 00:01
Have a good night :)

Natey168
14-02-07, 00:13
I'm also using 2.0..but, I can just use IE Tab in Firefox, so..It doesn't really bother me.

jamieoliver22
14-02-07, 11:18
I work in web development and I know there's usually an answer for most problems.

You're into web design/development too? :D

I am currently working on a number of website at the moment, including my own website. I have been thinking about doing web design for a number of years as a part-time job or something.

My site I'm working on: http://www.alpha-lite.co.uk/
A clan site I am working on: http://www.alpha-lite.co.uk/aura/ (early stages)
A game development site I am working on: http://www.pewcrew.com

jamieoliver22
27-02-07, 17:10
Ok, opinions people..

How do people feel about the layout of the search engine? I was considering changing it, but what do you think?

Also, if you have any features that you would like including, then please tell me and I will look into it :p

EDIT: New version released, check the original post for details.

Jamie.

Lavinder
27-02-07, 20:35
Awesome, I love the new layout.

And I love the way you have defined the members name search, to make it search exactly for their posts, completely genius -cough- :hug: -runs away-

Fish.
28-02-07, 00:02
Nice work :tmb:

xMiSsCrOfTx
28-02-07, 00:17
I've just now seen the updated version/new layout, looks really nice. :tmb:

tomblover
28-02-07, 08:31
Mighty nice layout there. :D :tmb:

danitiwa
28-02-07, 11:29
lets hear it for Jamie! :yah: Awesome work!

b0bb13
28-02-07, 17:21
OMG!I love the new version!:jmp::tmb:

Hyper_Crazy
28-02-07, 17:26
I love the new version!

Lara Croft!
28-02-07, 20:24
Τhis looks great!!!And it's so usefull to me!!!!Thanks!!!

jamieoliver22
28-02-07, 20:43
Thanks for the comments people ^_^

Just to clarify, can anyone please report to me if you are having any problems with the search engine, especially any problems you experience with Firefox (as a number of people have reported that the results don't display). If you find an error, please report it to me ASAP and tell me in as much detail as you can - I will then look into it and see about a solution.

Thanks again everyone for the continued support towards both this search engine and to the forums themselves. :hug:

Cheers,
Jamie.

tampi
03-03-07, 17:16
This works very fine, always thank you :)

Phlip
15-03-07, 09:40
I give this thread my personal stamp:

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Mad Tony
19-03-07, 21:43
I give this thread my personal stamp:

http://i16.************/2epu7ls.jpgOnly mods can mark threads as official.

Legend of Lara
19-03-07, 21:45
I give this thread my personal stamp:

http://i16.************/2epu7ls.jpg

A red X? That's a nice stamp. :p

EDIT: Oh, NOW the picture decides to show up. And that's OFFICIAL! :p

jamieoliver22
19-03-07, 21:53
I give this thread my personal stamp:

http://i16.************/2epu7ls.jpg

It already is official.. ;) It says so in the title for one :p

Mad Tony
20-03-07, 07:27
It already is official.. ;) It says so in the title for one :pExactly. :) I think he's trying to be Geck... :p

Neteru
20-03-07, 07:34
Concerted and snide remarks against any member are not welcome. Please refrain from spamming threads with such behaviour. Thank you.

jamieoliver22
20-03-07, 22:26
I have created a new version - 2.7. It has a number of fixes, added an old post search, styled forms and general tweaks.

It will be released soon.

EDIT: It has now been released and has been uploaded. You can access via the same link on the first page.

Lavinder
20-03-07, 23:01
Thanks for that... Jamie the gen-iiii-ouuus. :D

I just have to remember a thread name that I wanted to search in the old threads :)

MMAN
21-03-07, 13:32
When I search with Firefox it doesn't seem to show any results, but it works in IE.

White Rabbit
25-03-07, 12:58
I wonder if perhaps we could search for individual members' posts, and only show their posts in the search results?

Izzie404
30-03-07, 06:29
When I search with Firefox it doesn't seem to show any results, but it works in IE.

It works for me... :confused: [I am using FireFox]

da tomb raider!
30-03-07, 20:07
It works great! Thanks! :tmb:

MMAN
04-04-07, 15:00
It works for me... :confused: [I am using FireFox]

Seems like it's working now.

Izzie404
16-04-07, 01:25
Just making sure that this is child-proof: There's not a way that some random person could access Mature chat could they? I'm foreseeing a terrible chaotic disaster and many, many lawsuits ;):D...

Forwen
16-04-07, 01:26
Call me blind but why this thing isn't sticky anymore?

Izzie404
16-04-07, 01:27
Maybe because it can be accessed through Elen's "Announcement"....=\

jamieoliver22
16-04-07, 15:07
Just making sure that this is child-proof: There's not a way that some random person could access Mature chat could they? I'm foreseeing a terrible chaotic disaster and many, many lawsuits ;):D...

No, they can't :p It doesn't search through them.

Izzie404
17-04-07, 03:02
That's good :tmb:

Another question: Does it search closed threads?

jamieoliver22
12-05-07, 14:15
Sorry about taking ages to reply, I haven't checked this thread for a while..

That's good :tmb:

Another question: Does it search closed threads?

And yes, the search engine will search through all closed posts as well. All private forums are not searched.


Also, if anyone has any ideas for a new version, I will see what I can do...

dox online
12-05-07, 14:35
Ask google to let you make it a real search engine. That will be good.
@Jamie Lets hope a googlebot doesnt follow someone into a private forum.

jamieoliver22
12-05-07, 14:41
Ask google to let you make it a real search engine. That will be good.
@Jamie Lets hope a googlebot doesnt follow someone into a private forum.

I seriously doubt it somehow..

And a googlebot does not follow people. It counts as a guest account and no guest has access to private forums.

xcrushterx
12-05-07, 14:41
They wouldn't be able to even access any of the private forums, dox ;)

dox online
12-05-07, 14:57
Google could get into password forums becose it searches with all keywords in a page to index them all

jamieoliver22
12-05-07, 14:58
Google could get into password forums becose it searches with all keywords in a page to index them all

No it couldn't... :pi:

vespertea
10-06-07, 10:23
Finally! I'm glad we have a Search option now. I was wondering about that for a long time.

Greenkey2
10-06-07, 11:11
Please don't bump old threads vespertea.

jamieoliver22
10-06-07, 11:29
Please don't bump old threads vespertea.

It really isn't that old, people have been posting in this for months. It is the only thread about the search, so yeah :p

Nemo_91
10-06-07, 11:31
Awesome! :tmb: