[Mediawiki-l] Categories as search filters for a Refined/Advanced Search Tool

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 19:08:43 UTC 2006


"Any other content management system..."

(sigh) MediaWiki is not a CMS. Thank you.


Rob Church

On 04/02/06, Roger Chrisman <roger at rogerchrisman.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I want to allow users to filter searches of a Mediawiki's content so
> that search results that match user-selected categories *and* the
> search term would be returned.
>
> For example, along with the standard search box (text field for search
> term) a user could be presented with a treed list of all categories
> with check boxes by them. Only when a category's check box is checked
> by the user for a given "advanced/category-filtered" search would
> content in that category be searched. User could select ***as many or
> few categories*** as he likes and the search tool would search only
> within those categories.
>
> Has anyone seen anything like this implemented for Mediawiki? Or for any
> other content management system?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Roger
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