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Google forum search embedded in the search feature

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I visit another forum with the same forum software, and the search function allows you to search the forum and display results using google.

 

I find it does a much better job than the standard forum search.

 

Is there anyway to include this?

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If it's not a feature available for the board software you can always use Google like a pro.

 

site:thetaobums.com idiot_stimpy will only search TheTaoBums.com for the phrase "idiot_stimpy" when you put it in Google search.

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Seems to me you don't even have to write "site" anymore.

 

The Tao Bums idiot_stimpy

 

entered into the search field at Google should give the same results as a Google search bar embedded in the site would.

 

I'd personally prefer not to have the Google kraken permanently attached to our website.

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Seems to me you don't even have to write "site" anymore.

 

The Tao Bums idiot_stimpy

 

entered into the search field at Google should give the same results as a Google search bar embedded in the site would.

 

I'd personally prefer not to have the Google kraken permanently attached to our website.

I understand your love for the kraken. But it would be a nice option. I find Google does a better job that's all.

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Here, I entered:

 

the tao bums idiot_stimpy

 

precisely as written, into the normal google search page:

 

toward the one: practice log

 

no, no access to protected areas, which is good. And a good example of why we don't want the google search embedded (assuming it could then search protected areas, and a whole lot more stuff that google (and the NSA?) would love to get their hands on).

 

The standard google website search is perfectly fine for searching topics:

 

Lower Dantian

 

wuwei

 

google search

 

rainy days

 

Edit: when I click the links embedded in my post, they don't direct to the searches I pasted into the links. I had a feeling that would happen. But if you search those terms, you'll get the results.

 

Be creative, have fun searching TTB for obscure subjects! :-)

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I visit another forum with the same forum software, and the search function allows you to search the forum and display results using google.

 

I find it does a much better job than the standard forum search.

 

Is there anyway to include this?

 

Can you find out the version of that one? I have talked to Sean about doing an upgrade as we are a few versions beyond.

 

There is a major upgrade available but I suspect that will not be performed due to the time needed. But if the feature is in one of the smaller revision upgrades, then it could be available.

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