New search index makes effective searching impossible

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Loewchen
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New search index makes effective searching impossible

Post by Loewchen » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:45 pm

The new search index no longer contains absolute necessities like:
  • inserter
  • train
  • belt
  • crash
  • coal
  • iron, here I stopped looking for more...
which results in many searches completely failing because not a single word works, or queries that previously gave 5 single results now give 27 pages!

This de facto removes the ability to search for existing Bugs, technical help topics or suggestions.
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Re: New search index makes effective searching impossible

Post by eradicator » Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:51 pm

Google says adjusting/deactivating the Common Word Threshold and rebuilding the complete index afterwards should help.
"It might take many minutes to rebuild the index" :p

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Re: New search index makes effective searching impossible

Post by Jap2.0 » Mon Sep 17, 2018 1:22 am

eradicator wrote:
Sun Sep 16, 2018 7:51 pm
Google says adjusting/deactivating the Common Word Threshold and rebuilding the complete index afterwards should help.
"It might take many minutes to rebuild the index" :p
Eh, only 348,000 posts, it shouldn't take too long. :P
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Re: New search index makes effective searching impossible

Post by Sanqui » Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:45 am

Thanks, I will regenerate the index without "common words". It will take a while though :)
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Re: New search index makes effective searching impossible

Post by Loewchen » Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:15 pm

Sanqui wrote:
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:45 am
Thanks, I will regenerate the index without "common words". It will take a while though :)
That's great thank you.

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