Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby kentsmith9 » Fri May 16, 2014 11:08 pm

I am working on the 48 continental, AK, HI, and DC. Since we don't have pages for the territories I am not working on those for now.

I created up to DC so far. We only need the all caps version since the lower case combinations will automatically use the caps entries correctly.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby PesachZ » Fri May 16, 2014 3:29 pm

kentsmith9 wrote:
PesachZ wrote:Tried searching for a state wiki page using the two letter abbreviation. [NY]/[ny], [CT]/[ct], maybe these (and other states) should offer a redirect or disambiguation page when appropriate.

Good idea. Are there any obvious disambiguations from the state abbreviations?

MP, MH, (maybe FM and NE) at a quick glance.

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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby kentsmith9 » Fri May 16, 2014 2:52 pm

PesachZ wrote:Tried searching for a state wiki page using the two letter abbreviation. [NY]/[ny], [CT]/[ct], maybe these (and other states) should offer a redirect or disambiguation page when appropriate.

Good idea. Are there any obvious disambiguations from the state abbreviations?
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby PesachZ » Fri May 16, 2014 2:37 pm

Tried searching for a state wiki page using the two letter abbreviation. [NY]/[ny], [CT]/[ct], maybe these (and other states) should offer a redirect or disambiguation page when appropriate.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby kentsmith9 » Mon May 05, 2014 7:21 am

PesachZ wrote:I was searching for Dead Ends and started typing [Dead E...] and the auto fill in the search box produced Dead End Node which is not what I wanted. There was no link to the section I was looking for either, not that I'm sure there should have been one. But possibly a "Dead End" that populates in the search box and leads to the section in the JSG, that would have helped.

Good idea. Done.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby PesachZ » Mon May 05, 2014 4:08 am

I was searching for Dead Ends and started typing [Dead E...] and the auto fill in the search box produced Dead End Node which is not what I wanted. There was no link to the section I was looking for either, not that I'm sure there should have been one. But possibly a "Dead End" that populates in the search box and leads to the section in the JSG, that would have helped.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby kentsmith9 » Sun Feb 23, 2014 2:03 am

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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby qwaletee » Sun Feb 23, 2014 12:41 am

Can we have a virtual fistbump? Teamwork!
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby kentsmith9 » Fri Feb 21, 2014 8:19 pm

qwaletee wrote:I switched the first entry. It used to link to a section of the client application page that covered rank icons. Instead, it now links to the Waze symbols page, which includes the same section. Made more sense this way, and covers the problem you found.

And this made me realize the [[Waze Symbols]] page is a better primary direct for [[Icon]] and [[Icons]] so the [[Waze Symbols]] page has a hatnote to show there are a few other icons that you may be interested in. Later we can incorporate info on those icons on the page and drop those links (and remove the DAB page altogether (as unnecessary).
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby qwaletee » Fri Feb 21, 2014 7:43 pm

AndyPoms wrote:I tried to search for the in-app icons (i.e. the Hazard Pin, the Red Light Camera Icon, etc) got to https://www.waze.com/wiki/Icon_(disambiguation), but I was really looking for https://www.waze.com/wiki/Waze_Symbols. Can we add the Waze Symbols page to the Icon (disambiguation) page?


I switched the first entry. It used to link to a section of the client application page that covered rank icons. Instead, it now links to the Waze symbols page, which includes the same section. Made more sense this way, and covers the problem you found.
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