Name posts better - Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups
GM Standard IFS Trucks & SUV's All discussion of full sized IFS Trucks, SUV's to include Suburban

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2002, 04:32 PM
bigwishlist
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Name posts better

Maybe if we name our posts alittle better it will be easyer to search for a topic. I my self have already started a post "Help". But that is not a good name for a post. Just a thought. It may save some repete post topics.


94,silverado,1500,Xcab,4x4,31x10.5R15 - 96 ZJ laredo 4x4 2"Lift,31x10.5R15 bfgAT/KO, k&n
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2002, 04:48 PM
72dreamer
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Name posts better

i don't think it matters whether the keyword is in the subject heading or the actual post. it's kinda like the internet. or atleast it's works like that when i've used it.


Marriage is like a skin graft, it may or may not take.
post #3 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2002, 04:55 PM
**DONOTDELETE**
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Name posts better

I agree with the posts and giving them more meaning. I tend to be as descriptive as possible with out running on and on. But personally I think that the search function needs to be more functional. Such as searching only the post title. Also it would be great if lets say you search for "Actuator" and only displaying the whole thread as one item... not every occurence in that post. I.E If the title says "actuator" anyone that replies shows as a result. Why not only show that one whole thread.
but Hey I didnt write this software so I dont know if its possible.


Due to the current economic situation, the light at the end of the
tunnel will be turned off until further notice.
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2002, 06:44 PM
bigwishlist
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Name posts better

When I search it brings up all the posts with the word Im searching for, but if the post name doesnt have anything to do with what I typed in it just takes longer to search. And I think thats why people just start a new post. Cause there to lazy to look through alot of posts. It was just a drinking idea I had.


94,silverado,1500,Xcab,4x4,31x10.5R15 - 96 ZJ laredo 4x4 2"Lift,31x10.5R15 bfgAT/KO, k&n
post #5 of (permalink) Old 02-19-2002, 10:19 PM
 
Join Date: Sep 1999
Posts: 6,517
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
 
Re: Name posts better

<font face="Comic Sans MS">There's several reasons for inefficient searching. A big one is listing your stuff in your signature as text rather than included in the photo. If included in the photo, it doesn't affect the search engine but if it isn't included in photo, like most still are [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/frown.gif[/img] if the sig contains the keyword the search is looking for, it'll bring that thread up even if it's completely irrelevant to search keyword just because the search engine doesn't distinguish between posts and signatures.

Other reason is the unclear titles. [img]/wwwthreads_images/icons/crazy.gif[/img]</font>

Tim "Sandman"


The one and only 'Sandturnip'
The_Sandman_454 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Off-Road Forums & Discussion Groups forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome