Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#4125 closed defect (bug) (fixed)

Fix/remove support search routing to /search/cat/?forums=1

Reported by: jonoaldersonwp's profile jonoaldersonwp Owned by: dd32's profile dd32
Milestone: Priority: lowest
Component: Support Forums Keywords: analytics, seo


Searching on /support/ eventually deposits the user on /search/{{term}}/?forums=1.

I assume that the forums parameter is meant to filter the results to the forum, but it doesn't do so.

Could we either:

  • Filter correctly
  • Alter whatever process drops the user here to remove the ?forums=1 param

Change History (3)

#1 @jonoaldersonwp
5 years ago

  • Component changed from General to Support Forums

#2 @dd32
5 years ago

  • Owner set to dd32
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

In 8210:

Support Forums: Drop the ?forums=1 parameter from the Support Forum search redirect as it's not used by /search/.

It seems support for ?forums= (and documentation, blogs, and bugs) was lost 8 years ago when we switched from Yahoo to Google search.

Fixes #4125.

#3 @joostdevalk
5 years ago

  • Keywords seo added
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