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This discussion was created from comments split from: Page/search speed at 130,000+ images.

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  • magwamagwa Beginner grinner Registered Users Posts: 15 Big grins

    @Allen said:
    You can go to any level on your site, folder or gallery, and search a tag in the top right search box and get results at that level and below.

    Where has this nice feature gone please! ? The search box has disappeared from the top bar & replaced with "What's New" [well I get that in notifications anyway]. If I use the search link from top left the results are site wide - no good for me. I can stick a search box on folders set as such but this looks awful, clunky & would be too onerous to put on every folder. All is as was when not logged in - but I need to search with the hidden images included - so why can't the usual search box go back in place? Or am I missing something?
    TIA - Pam

  • AllenAllen "tweak 'til it squeaks" St. Louis, MoRegistered Users Posts: 9,806 Major grins
    edited April 9, 2020

    I noticed yesterday the search box has disappeared? I used that search box in a specific gallery at least three times a week.

    Al - Just a volunteer here having fun
    My Website | My Blog
  • AllenAllen "tweak 'til it squeaks" St. Louis, MoRegistered Users Posts: 9,806 Major grins

    I need to search in a gallery. I have currently 252 of my daughters stops. This keeps growing.
    Every new stop I create a new image.
    She uses this to see what her delivery location looks like long before she gets there.
    So need to search on any of these: street number, street name, company, city, state, etc.
    Also something like searching on the term "Bass Pro" and seeing all of them visited.
    example:

    Al - Just a volunteer here having fun
    My Website | My Blog
  • Chasing DaylightChasing Daylight SmugMug Hero Registered Users Posts: 40 Big grins

    Search was moved into a menu - upper right corner, click on your profile icon and in that menu you'll find 'search my photos'. :)

    Kelly
    SmugMug Support Hero
  • magwamagwa Beginner grinner Registered Users Posts: 15 Big grins

    Yes, I meant to mention that too; but it is also site wide and not from the level you are in and below😕

  • AllenAllen "tweak 'til it squeaks" St. Louis, MoRegistered Users Posts: 9,806 Major grins
    edited April 10, 2020

    That is site wide not location gallery specific. Useless. Have that search link in my top menu.

    Al - Just a volunteer here having fun
    My Website | My Blog
  • JtringJtring Major grins CaliforniaRegistered Users Posts: 573 Major grins
    edited April 10, 2020

    Strangely, the gallery-specific search tool is still there on the header bar when NOT logged in, so one work-around is just to log out. A second work-around, at least for one or a few individual galleries, is to insert a search widget on the gallery page. It's under "Discover" when you have the Customizer open. It's scope, too, is limited to the gallery.

    I almost suspect SM moved the search function to the account drop-down menu without realizing the specific functionality of the old search widget on the header was different from that on the "search my photos" page under the profile icon.

    (And I wonder if this deserves it's own thread. This thread has morphed far from "Page/search speed at 130,000+ images" and it's not specific to Pro Sales Support.)

    Jim Ringland . . . . . jtringl.smugmug.com
  • AllenAllen "tweak 'til it squeaks" St. Louis, MoRegistered Users Posts: 9,806 Major grins

    I do not have a header bar, what ever that is?

    Al - Just a volunteer here having fun
    My Website | My Blog
  • JtringJtring Major grins CaliforniaRegistered Users Posts: 573 Major grins
    edited April 10, 2020

    You can turn it on or off. Yours is off. I've opted to keep it on but have hit it with a fair amount of custom CSS. Go to Customize/Content and Design, then click the green Settings button at the upper right. That opens the Design Settings dialog box which has the option to turn the (logged-out) header bar on or off.

    I'd note that having the search box up there was one of the reasons I chose to keep the header bar on my site.

    Jim Ringland . . . . . jtringl.smugmug.com
  • AllenAllen "tweak 'til it squeaks" St. Louis, MoRegistered Users Posts: 9,806 Major grins

    I added one to the right side of the breadcrumb in all that blank space. Fit right in.

    Al - Just a volunteer here having fun
    My Website | My Blog
  • magwamagwa Beginner grinner Registered Users Posts: 15 Big grins

    @Jtring said:
    Strangely, the gallery-specific search tool is still there on the header bar when NOT logged in, so one work-around is just to log out. A second work-around, at least for one or a few individual galleries, is to insert a search widget on the gallery page. It's under "Discover" when you have the Customizer open. It's scope, too, is limited to the gallery.
    I almost suspect SM moved the search function to the account drop-down menu without realizing the specific functionality of the old search widget on the header was different from that on the "search my photos" page under the profile icon.
    (And I wonder if this deserves it's own thread. This thread has morphed far from "Page/search speed at 130,000+ images" and it's not specific to Pro Sales Support.)

    Yes, as I said above, all is as was when not logged in - but I need to search with the hidden images included & I can stick a search box on folders etc but this looks awful [as already 2 other searches available], clunky & would be too onerous to put on every folder/page as I have many designated "this folder only". If the drop down search box was current folder & below as it was in the top bar, it would be fine. Perhaps as you say SM didn't actually realise the specific function. I will mail SM directly.

  • JtringJtring Major grins CaliforniaRegistered Users Posts: 573 Major grins
    edited April 11, 2020

    @magwa said:

    Yes, as I said above, all is as was when not logged in - but I need to search with the hidden images included & I can stick a search box on folders etc but this looks awful [as already 2 other searches available], clunky & would be too onerous to put on every folder/page as I have many designated "this folder only". If the drop down search box was current folder & below as it was in the top bar, it would be fine. Perhaps as you say SM didn't actually realise the specific function. I will mail SM directly.

    Yup, I totally slid past your observation -- the day before I posted no less! -- that all was well when logged out. My apologies for not citing it. It's also good to identify the situations where the work-arounds don't work.

    Jim Ringland . . . . . jtringl.smugmug.com
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