Remove Ad, Sign Up
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Remove Ad, Sign Up
Register to Remove Ad
Register to Remove Ad
Signup for free
for more features
and less ads
About   Users   Help
Users & Guests Online
On Page: 1
Directory: 5 & 29
Entire Site: 21 & 278
Page Staff: Boured, Eniitan, deggle, pennylessz,
07-04-20 08:22 PM

Thread Information

Views
201
Replies
2
Rating
1
Status
OPEN
Thread
Creator
Davideo7
05-25-20 10:14 AM
Last
Post
Pacman+Mariofan
05-25-20 10:58 PM

Thread Actions

Add to favorites

Order
 

Better Game Search in RGR and VGR & Adjustment to Game Order

 

05-25-20 10:14 AM
Davideo7 is Online
| ID: 1384048 | 275 Words

Davideo7
Level: 336


POSTS: 44202/44257
POST EXP: 3285371
LVL EXP: 702244412
CP: 173004.9
VIZ: 92171411

Likes: 1  Dislikes: 0
You Can Now Search Based On 1 or 2 Characters
Previously, the search only searched for words that were at least 3 characters long. Now when you do a search, all of the words in your search are used for finding games. This is especially useful when searching for games based on the number entry. For example, if you had searched for "Sonic 2" before, the 2 would have been ignored and 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' wouldn't have been one of the first results, in fact it would probably have been a few pages deep.

('of', 'A', 'And', and 'The' are still ignored)


Games With Dashes Now Show Up
Previously, searching for a game with a '-' in its title returned no results. This has been fixed. For example, searching for 'Yu-Gi-Oh' would make the RGR think there were 0 results but that's no longer the case.


The above 2 updates also apply to the Site Search.


Hacks No Longer Appear Before Non-Hacks
When searching for a game in the Retro Game Room, there were occasions where you'd be searching for a game and couldn't find it because all of the hacks of that game appeared first, making it hard to find the actual game. For example, if you had searched for "Sonic", you'd have to scroll through a few pages until you found it.

I've made it so that all non-hacks found in the search appear first and then the hacks appear after that. This only applies to a search where you're searching based on game name.


Better Search Results
I made a few additional tweaks and fixes that should result into better search results.
You Can Now Search Based On 1 or 2 Characters
Previously, the search only searched for words that were at least 3 characters long. Now when you do a search, all of the words in your search are used for finding games. This is especially useful when searching for games based on the number entry. For example, if you had searched for "Sonic 2" before, the 2 would have been ignored and 'Sonic the Hedgehog 2' wouldn't have been one of the first results, in fact it would probably have been a few pages deep.

('of', 'A', 'And', and 'The' are still ignored)


Games With Dashes Now Show Up
Previously, searching for a game with a '-' in its title returned no results. This has been fixed. For example, searching for 'Yu-Gi-Oh' would make the RGR think there were 0 results but that's no longer the case.


The above 2 updates also apply to the Site Search.


Hacks No Longer Appear Before Non-Hacks
When searching for a game in the Retro Game Room, there were occasions where you'd be searching for a game and couldn't find it because all of the hacks of that game appeared first, making it hard to find the actual game. For example, if you had searched for "Sonic", you'd have to scroll through a few pages until you found it.

I've made it so that all non-hacks found in the search appear first and then the hacks appear after that. This only applies to a search where you're searching based on game name.


Better Search Results
I made a few additional tweaks and fixes that should result into better search results.
The Owner
Owner, Developer, Advertiser, etc
Founder, Mod, Investor


Affected by 'Carpal Tunnel Syndrome'

Registered: 12-06-04
Location: Wisconsin
Last Post: 11 hours
Last Active: 4 min.

    Post Rating: 1   Liked By: Pacman+Mariofan,

Related Content

Content Coming Soon

05-25-20 10:58 PM
Pacman+Mariofan is Offline
| ID: 1384070 | 75 Words


PacmanandMariofan
Level: 153


POSTS: 8824/8971
POST EXP: 618765
LVL EXP: 45059069
CP: 35840.8
VIZ: 1344118

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
That is a very useful update! I've been learning more about how tough searching for things on the internet, and now I recall that it was sometimes that way on Vizzed. I had never thought before about how numbers in a game title can make that game hard to find! Same with dashes.

Also, I'm glad that this is fixed, but I find it hilarious that so many hacks appeared before the original games
That is a very useful update! I've been learning more about how tough searching for things on the internet, and now I recall that it was sometimes that way on Vizzed. I had never thought before about how numbers in a game title can make that game hard to find! Same with dashes.

Also, I'm glad that this is fixed, but I find it hilarious that so many hacks appeared before the original games
Vizzed Elite
2-Time VCS Winner
Philippians 4:6-7


Affected by 'Carpal Tunnel Syndrome'

Registered: 10-22-12
Location: The Milky Way (not the candy)
Last Post: 4 hours
Last Active: 2 hours

05-25-20 10:58 PM
Pacman+Mariofan is Offline
| ID: 1384071 | 76 Words


PacmanandMariofan
Level: 153


POSTS: 8825/8971
POST EXP: 618765
LVL EXP: 45059069
CP: 35840.8
VIZ: 1344118

Likes: 0  Dislikes: 0
That is a very useful update! I've been learning more about how tough searching for things on the internet is, and now I recall that it was sometimes that way on Vizzed. I had never thought before about how numbers in a game title can make that game hard to find! Same with dashes.

Also, I'm glad that this is fixed, but I find it hilarious that so many hacks appeared before the original games
That is a very useful update! I've been learning more about how tough searching for things on the internet is, and now I recall that it was sometimes that way on Vizzed. I had never thought before about how numbers in a game title can make that game hard to find! Same with dashes.

Also, I'm glad that this is fixed, but I find it hilarious that so many hacks appeared before the original games
Vizzed Elite
2-Time VCS Winner
Philippians 4:6-7


Affected by 'Carpal Tunnel Syndrome'

Registered: 10-22-12
Location: The Milky Way (not the candy)
Last Post: 4 hours
Last Active: 2 hours

   

Links