[Free Add-on ] Advanced Search 1.7

Allows searching posts using exact text.

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    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.2
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5

    Allows searching posts using exact text.

    (Example of Input page)


    (Example of Results page)


    (Example of Options page)


    (Example of User Group Permissions)


    • Advanced Search link is added to your Forums tab navigation bar.
    • Exact text searching.
    • Case insensitive.
    • Accent insensitive.
    • Search messages or titles.
    • Search all forums or only those you select.
    • Search by username option.
    • Search word not required.
    • All phrases start with advancedsearch_ for your convenience.
    1. Download advancedsearch_v1.6.zip and unzip it.
    2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location will be library/Andy.
    3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
    4. Upload the addon-AdvancedSearch_v1.6.xml file.
    5. Click the Install Add-on button.
    Questions and Answers:

    Q: Will search text be found in private forums?
    A: Only if viewer has view privilege for that forum.

    Q: Will search text be found in soft deleted posts?
    A: No.

    Q: Can I enter any search text including parenthesis, quotes, slashes and similar text?
    A: Yes.

    Q: Can I enter partial words?
    A: Yes.

    Q: Does this add-on require Enhanced Search?
    A: No.

    Sending a donation:

    If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation. My PayPal email address provided upon request via Private Conversation.

    Thank you.
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