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Discussion in 'Welcome lounge and forum help' started by TES_Rosaline, Sep 10, 2015.

  1. biowriterab

    biowriterab New commenter


    Ok, thanks for explaining that. Cheers :)
     
  2. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

  3. grumbledook

    grumbledook New commenter

    I'm a recent returner to TES Forums (been a member since 2005 according to my profile) but I apparently have made no postings ... when I have quite a few to my name. Is this a bug or just that any posts over a certain age are not allocated to me?
     
  4. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    Hello @grumbledook When I look at your profile page - activity - I can see 13 messages to your name.
    upload_2017-7-25_17-43-22.png

    I think the counter on your pop-up profile did reset when the site was revamped, but your messages in the forums are not lost.


    upload_2017-7-25_17-44-57.png
     
  5. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

    Thank you @marlin for responding to Grumbledook's query.
     
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  6. cycomiz

    cycomiz New commenter

    Yes we will.. This is so helpful to everyone. Thank you
     
  7. Docendo

    Docendo New commenter

    Has the issue with the search bar been mentioned? I type a search term in, press enter (or even click on the magnifying glass), which takes me to the advanced search page where I have to type my search terms in again.
     
  8. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

    Hello @Docendo,

    Have you used the 'Search forums' tab in the top sub-navigation bar:

    upload_2017-8-16_14-39-7.png

    The Search page will open. The default setting is Search Everything. Fill in the details and you click the 'Search' button:

    upload_2017-8-16_14-40-59.png

    You can find the search page here: https://community.tes.com/search/

    I hope that helps.
     
  9. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    The problem seems to be with the search function at the top of the screen @TES_Rosaline

    upload_2017-8-16_14-46-42.png

    It seems to serve no function. Choosing 'Jobs' from the drop down menu and entering a term just takes one to the forum search, rather than to the Jobs section.
     
  10. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member

    Hello @marlin, the search box (with the magnifying glass) in the top main navigation bar is a fixed feature across all channels on the website.

    However, I will pass on your comment to the dev team.
     
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  11. marlin

    marlin Star commenter Forum guide

    Thank you @TES_Rosaline

    I see what you mean - if you are in Jobs, then that top menu search tool is automatically set to Jobs and so on for the other sections. I hadn't realised that.
     
  12. TES_Rosaline

    TES_Rosaline Administrator Staff Member


    You're welcome @marlin.

    The forum platform has it's own search feature which is why the main website search facility is not required for the Community site.
     
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  13. Docendo

    Docendo New commenter

    I'm glad to see that the bug is being passed onto the dev team, thanks.
     

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