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1:54 AM
Probably as a part of Ticked Smash, a community manager expressed an interest in the proposal to link the FAQ on searching in the help center.
We'll see whether there will be some further follow-up at some point.
in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, Sep 17 at 16:03, by Nicolas Chabanovsky
Hi @quid! How are you? Could you please help me with a meta question:
in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, Sep 17 at 16:03, by Nicolas Chabanovsky
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Q: Should we add external searches in some help pages about search?

Martin SleziakI think that it might be useful to add somewhere advice about other possibilities how to search. (I am not sure what would be right place, but it would be nice to have it somewhere where new users who are reading through help could notice it.) I think that it is useful to know that apart from t...

in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, Sep 17 at 16:05, by Nicolas Chabanovsky
I took a look at the proposal and think it is a great idea! It seems either way should work (a dedicated help center article or a link to meta post from /help/searching)
in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, Sep 17 at 16:06, by Nicolas Chabanovsky
I personally would prefer to create a post on meta with all the recommendations and then add a sentence with the link to it to /help/searching. I think it will help maintain one entry point for all who are interesting in the topic.
in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, Sep 17 at 16:07, by Nicolas Chabanovsky
Please let me know what do you think!
in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, 2 days ago, by quid
@NicolasChabanovsky hello! Thanks for coming back to this and sorry for the delay. I think the simplest would be to link the faq mentioned by @MartinSleziak in the help center. This one https://math.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/29265/how-to-search-on-this-site
 
 
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in Cafe and Tavern on the math.se, 2 mins ago, by Nicolas Chabanovsky
@MartinSleziak, @XanderHenderson, @quid, thank you a lot for your help! I've updated the help center article. Please let me know if you think we should adjust the sentence or do something else.
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A: Should we add external searches in some help pages about search?

Nicolas ChabanovskyPer this request I've added the following paragraph at the help center article about search: This article covers the basics on the built-in search. Please take a look at a community meta post on how to search on this site, both with the built-in search and some external tools. Please let me kn...

 

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