Enhanced Search Features

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I've been trying to track down discussion of the "Best Photos" feature that's in some LR products. If I search the website or forum for Best Photos or "Best Photos", it doesn't look for that phrase, but for one or both words somewhere in the page/post. That hits a lot of unrelated content.

I'd like to see a more full-featured search functionality for both the site and the forum. For example
  • a dialog that allows searching for any or all words, or for a phrase
  • a dialog that allows searching anywhere or only in the post title
  • boolean syntax, like "Best Photos" AND "Best Shots"
Thanks for the consideration.
 
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Yeah, the forum software's search facilities are far more limited than I'd like. A google search like that is far more accurate. Best Photos is also in our Edit Like A Pro book that covers the cloud ecosystem.
 

LRList001

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Some sites build their site search using Google (the search page says 'powered by Google' or similar), presumably they invisibly use the site: command. There is little point in trying to create a search engine that is in the league of Google's search engine. Perhaps you could mention the Google site: command under the advanced search options? I don't know what rules Google has for using their search engine.

Still, ask Google, and here it is: Add custom search to your site - Programmable Search Engine Help
 
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Hmmm, thanks, I'll look into that. Won't be immediate but I've added it to a list!
 
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