Wikimedia developers are working on a new search system named CirrusSearch.
From yesterday this search option is available as in
secondary mode. You
all are requested to test and provide feedback on this.
*Few key improved features, *
* CirrusSearch updates the search index in near real time. So You should be
able to search for your changes as soon as you make them.
* CirrusSearch indexes expanded templates.
* Most of the special search syntax is the same. You can read the syntax
*How to test **CirrusSearch *
You can get its results by performing a normal search and then added '*
&srbackend=CirrusSearch*' to the URL. Follow the example below,
If we think that this new search system is performing better that the
existing one then we can request to enable this feature as the primary
There is a discussion started at the village pump of the Bengali Wikipedia
you can comment on there too,
**Nasir Khan Saikat* <http://profiles.google.com/nasir8891>