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xF2 Add-on Xon - Search Improvements 2.11.0 2.11.0

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A collection of improvements to XF's Enhanced Search and some for XenForo's default MySQL search.

MySQL & Elastic Search features;

  • range_query search DSL
    • allows arbitrary range queries for numerical data
  • Allow users to select the default search order independent for the forum wide setting.
Elastic Search Only features:

  • Per content type weighting
  • Adds Elastic Search information to the AdminCP home screen.
  • Adds a debug option to log the search DSL queries to error log for troubleshooting
  • Option to extend search syntax to permit;
    • + signifies AND operation
    • | signifies OR operation
    • - negates a single token
    • " wraps a number of tokens to signify a phrase for searching
    • * at the end of a term signifies a prefix query
    • ( and ) signify precedence
    • ~N after a word signifies edit distance (fuzziness)
    • ~N after a phrase signifies slop amount
    • In order to search for any of these special characters, they will need to be escaped with \.


New Permissions

  • Search Options
Contributing features or bug fixes
Please create a Github Pull request via the "More information." link.


If you appreciate this add-on, please consider a contribution via PayPal. Details will be provide via private conversation.

Please contact me if you wish for different licencing arrangements.

Search Improvements 2.4.3​

Search Improvements 2.4.2​

Latest updates

  1. Xon - Search Improvements 2.11.0

    Support tag/username autocomplete using XFES add-ons todo prefix matching on autocomplete
  2. Xon - Search Improvements 2.10.4

    Fix viewing the index list could be blocked when elasticsearch is configured but inaccessible
  3. Xon - Search Improvements 2.10.3

    Improve phrasing of custom search term on the advanced search page. Change the phrase 'search...

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