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Thread: Google in Search!

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM

    Google in Search!

    I searched "searching" tonight (er, this morning) and figured out how to add site-specific Google search to the forum search option. When you click the Search option in the Navigation Bar at the top of each page, you'll now see an option to Google FamilyWoodworking. This is a MUCH better search method than the one that's built into the vBulletin software.

    Note that this option will not be displayed if you are using the "Smart Brown" display style. Use "Woody" or "Default Style" if you want to use the Google Search feature.

    Enjoy, and happy searching -
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    VERY cool!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

  3. #3

    Atta boy

    YEAH! Kudos to the blond guy on the left coast!

    Thanks Vaughn, that is a great improvement


  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Orem, Utah
    Very Cool!

    Thanks to Mark Kosmowski too, for providing part of the motivation. Sometimes it pays to speak up!

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Vaughn McMillan View Post

    Enjoy, and happy searching -
    I am so happy................. Kudo's

    WoodWorking, Crappie Fishing, Colts, Life is good!

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Bless you Vaughn. I set up my own shortcut for this feature as it was lacking. I'm sure this will make a lot of folks searches more fruitful. Just a reminder as I had to remind someone about this just the other day; when you use Google search, the results page you are looking at is from Google, not FWW.

    Sounds logical but some folks get confused because "I'm not in the forum anymore, what happened?". As I mentioned before, I just keep another browser open to do my searches. Ahhh, technology.
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Central (upstate) NY
    Thanks Vaughn!

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