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Advanced search 2.8

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Compatible XF 2.x versions: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2
Description:

Allows searching thread titles and post content using exact text.

(Example of Advanced search link in navigation bar)

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(Example of Advanced search page)

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(Example of Advanced search page results)

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(Example of Options page)

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(Example of User group permissions)

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Features:
  • Search by Thread titles or Post content.
  • Exact text searching. Case insensitive. Accent insensitive.
  • Ability to create predefined search links.
  • All phrases start with advancedsearch_ for your convenience.
Questions and Answers:

Q: Will search text be found in private forums?
A: Only if viewer has view privilege for that forum.

Q: Will search text be found in soft deleted posts?
A: No.

Q: Can I enter any search text including parenthesis, quotes, slashes and similar text?
A: Yes.

Q: Can I enter partial words?
A: Yes.

Q: Does this add-on require Enhanced Search?
A: No.

Q: What is the purpose of the Form action in the Options page?
A: If you select 'get' you can capture the link used in a specific search. This allows you to create links to specific search results.
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Author
Andy
Downloads
279
Views
2,412
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 4 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Advanced search v2.8 changes: Now compatible with PHP 8.
  2. See description

    Advanced search v2.7 changes: Added search selection on input page. Updated results page.
  3. See description

    Advanced search v2.6 changes: Added Help page.

Latest reviews

Great! Needed this so much :)
Great!
I can finally find three-letter words with this!
good addon

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