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  1. Moodle Community Sites
  2. MDLSITE-644

Autodiscovery of search plugins doesn't work (wrong link)

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: Minor
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Component/s: docs.moodle.org
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      Description

      Problem:
      If you go to any of the English Moodle Docs pages the Firefox search bar will offer you to install a search plugin named "MoodleDocs (English)". However, if you proceed you will get an error message.

      Solution:
      The link tag in the head section of the web page looks like this:

      <link rel="search" type="application/opensearchdescription+xml" href="/en/opensearch_desc.php" title="MoodleDocs (English)" />

      However, the href attribute points to a non existent PHP page ("opensearch_desc.php") instead of to the XML file of the plugin (see https://developer.mozilla.org/en/Creating_OpenSearch_plugins_for_Firefox#Autodiscovery_of_search_plugins).

      This and other plugins can be found at http://mycroft.mozdev.org/search-engines.html?name=moodle for integrating them in the respective web pages.

      Kind regards,
      Frank

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            nakohdo Frank Ralf added a comment -

            The necessary link tag proposed in MDLSITE-626 is already in place, but points to the wrong file on the server.

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            nakohdo Frank Ralf added a comment - The necessary link tag proposed in MDLSITE-626 is already in place, but points to the wrong file on the server.
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            Frank, thanks for reporting this issue. Reassigning to moodle.com and hoping someone can fix the problem.

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Frank, thanks for reporting this issue. Reassigning to moodle.com and hoping someone can fix the problem.
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            Reassigning to Jordan and hoping he can fix this Moodle Docs search as he did for the tracker.

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Reassigning to Jordan and hoping he can fix this Moodle Docs search as he did for the tracker.
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            jtomkinson Jordan Tomkinson added a comment -

            Opensearch now working for all langs & versions on Moodle Docs

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            jtomkinson Jordan Tomkinson added a comment - Opensearch now working for all langs & versions on Moodle Docs
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            Thanks a lot Jordan, the 2.0 and other lang searches work perfectly, however I can't get the search to work for the dev docs or the 1.9 docs. Am I missing something?

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Thanks a lot Jordan, the 2.0 and other lang searches work perfectly, however I can't get the search to work for the dev docs or the 1.9 docs. Am I missing something?
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            jtomkinson Jordan Tomkinson added a comment -

            Fixed, the issue was with the link title, which now reflects version & lang e.g "MoodleDocs 2.0 (English)"

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            jtomkinson Jordan Tomkinson added a comment - Fixed, the issue was with the link title, which now reflects version & lang e.g "MoodleDocs 2.0 (English)"
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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment -

            Brilliant, thanks Jordan! All wiki searches working perfectly now.

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            tsala Helen Foster added a comment - Brilliant, thanks Jordan! All wiki searches working perfectly now.

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