HOME > Chowhound > Site Talk >
What are you cooking today?
TELL US

Search function

fame da lupo Mar 28, 2012 08:19 AM

I'm guessing it was done to make the site prettier, but please bring back the sub-board search bar that let us quickly and effortlessly search within the sub-board. If I want to find the latest posts regarding Northampton, MA, I have to search for "Northampton" then click thrice more -- "See All Boards" "Southern New England" and then "Search". What used to take a single entry and the pressing of my Enter key now is a multi-step process.

Doing this once is a minor annoyance but for those of us who check weekly, it is pretty annoying and leads me to use the site less.

  1. r
    racer x Apr 16, 2012 12:18 PM

    I have been thinking the same thing as fame da lupo.

    1 Reply
    1. re: racer x
      Melanie Wong Apr 16, 2012 01:16 PM

      Wonder if you're looking at mobile view, as the search sequence differs when I view from my iPhone vs. full site. Searching within a board, as DaveMP describes, does not work on iPhone view. I reported the problem here,
      http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/8334...

    2. Dave MP Mar 28, 2012 09:26 AM

      Hi fame da lupo,

      There's a feature to search that might help you, depending on how you regularly view the boards.

      If you are on the Southern New England board, and you put in the term "Northampton" in the search (top right of the screen), the search feature will automatically look *only* in the Southern New England Board for results.

      So, in other words, if you're already on a specific board, or within any thread, search will automatically look for terms within that board.

      Hope that helps!

      Dave MP

      Show Hidden Posts