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lostitude
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Search function not working

Post by lostitude »

Hello,

Am I the only one having trouble with the search box (at the top right hand corner of the page)? For me it works about 50% of the time. I just did a search with "seven lives" as keywords, I got an HTTP 500 error message. Then I typed "search" in the seach box and it worked.
I've had this problem ever since I opened an account on this forum (i.e. several years ago) but was lazy to point it out until now.

Thanks!

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It's better to just go through google. You can search specific sites like this:

in the google search box type:

site:dhammawheel.com and then enter the phrase or term you are looking for

(one space after dot com and then the word or phrase)

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Post by retrofuturist »

Greetings Lostitude,

I'll take a look out back and see if I can do something to fix or improve it, but in the meantime may I recommend using the Google Saffron Theravada Search Engine and including the word "dhammawheel" (without spaces) in the search bar along with your other search terms.

Metta,
Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

"Overcome the liar by truth." (Dhp 223)

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Thank you very much for the tips! That's very useful.

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Post by retrofuturist »

Greetings Lostitude,

... and thanks for bringing the subject up. I've now added Google Saffron as a link in the Archive & Links to Other DW Forums section.

Metta,
Paul. :)
"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

"It is natural that one who knows and sees things as they really are is disenchanted and dispassionate." (AN 10.2)

"Overcome the liar by truth." (Dhp 223)

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