Daniel Barrett wrote:
After using Special:Import to import about 200
articles, I discovered
that none of these articles appear in search results. For example, if
an imported article is titled "Banana milkshake", and you search for
"Banana", the Page Title Matches do NOT include "Banana milkshake."
Additionally, the AJAX auto-suggest feature (mwsuggest) does not
display "Banana milkshake" when you type "Banana milk".
I was able to fix the search problem by running
maintenance/rebuildtextindex.php and bouncing mysqld and httpd.
However, it did not fix the mwsuggest problem. Neither did
Then, on a whim, I tried maintenance/rebuildrecentchanges.php. And
voila, mwsuggest is fixed.
Can anyone explain why this worked?
Offhand I'd guess short-term HTTP caching of the OpenSearch suggestion
responses. After poking a few other things, the old entries expired from
the browser cache and your new results were correct due to