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Personal logo Captain DEwell Supporting Member of TMP03 Oct 2012 2:20 p.m. PST

Does TMP make the most effective use of its index system or could something better be developed?

For example, if I want to see ANY thread concerning the battle of Kip's Bay am I going to locate it with the current available system? (rhetorical)

I would willingly pay double for a more effective index system. What do you think?

Personal logo richarDISNEY of the RDGC Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member03 Oct 2012 3:21 p.m. PST

Pay double? Twice nothing is still nothing…

You would have to put in "Kip's Bay" in the title and do either a "title' search or I do believe a "posts" search, but posts searches is a bit 'wonky'.
But that will search ALL of the boards. The search engine is NOT board specific.

Maybe you can do something fancy with an advanced google search?
beer

Personal logo Tango 2 3 Ditto Supporting Member of TMP03 Oct 2012 5:09 p.m. PST

Here's Google's advanced search – you don't need to create an account to use it – just plug TMP's URL into the site or domain name field:

google.ca/advanced_search

To search the discussion boards, enter (without the quotes): "http://theminiaturespage.com/boards/"

To search the news sections, enter (without the quotes): "http://theminiaturespage.com/news/"

Or just search all of TMP by using: "http://theminiaturespage.com/"

I never bother with the TMP search features myself.
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Tim

jpattern2 Supporting Member of TMP03 Oct 2012 6:48 p.m. PST

What Tim said.

No need to reinvent the wheel. Bill has enough to do just maintaining the site.

Sorry - only trusted members can post on the forums.