Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

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

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Sep 23, 2013 8:46 pm

shawndoc wrote:"Service Road" and "Service Roads" should pull up the USA Road Types page on the first page of results. I got UK and Italian pages that discuss road types, but not the USA page.

Since we can't make a redirect because these are not country-specific, we may need Kent and his wiki-foo to figure out how to get them appear higher.

However, since this road type is going to be removed anyway, I'm not sure there's a point in expending much effort on improving wiki searches for it.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Mon Sep 23, 2013 9:44 pm

russblau wrote:I dunno; people are still going to want to know how to handle service/frontage/access roads in the editor, even in the absence of a specific road type.

I see your point.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Sun May 18, 2014 12:00 am

I've recently added ROW, which was also added to the [[Glossary]].
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby AlanOfTheBerg » Tue Jun 24, 2014 5:38 pm

PesachZ wrote:A page defining (with objectives, and goals to achieve) community roles I.e. local champ, global champ, country manager, regional coordinator. There is an area manager page already which I did find. Perhaps this doesn't yet exist, if so maybe it should.

The US forum has some of this defined, but as noted in the thread, not all is defined yet. Since this can differ (slightly?) by country, there may need to be country-specific subpages.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby AndyPoms » Fri Feb 21, 2014 1:08 pm

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

Postby bummerdude69 » Thu Mar 12, 2015 2:01 am

Was asked to find "frebola" on the wiki. Not seeing it
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby CBenson » Tue Jul 23, 2013 2:34 pm

I would suggest that key words like "address" result in finding the new "House Numbers" page.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby danofsatx » Fri Oct 04, 2013 10:32 pm

Looks like search isn't working at all today. I get nothing returned on any search string.
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby DwarfLord » Sat Jul 19, 2014 1:48 pm

Is there a list of USA Country Managers? I'm well aware of the RC page but after 10 minutes of searching can't find a list of CMs. Maybe it's there somewhere and I'm just dense... :oops:
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Re: Improve Wiki Searches - List what you could not find

Postby Fredo-p » Fri Jun 06, 2014 5:40 am

Searching for "missing bridge" and "missing bridge/overpass" results in "Create the page".

The "missing bridge/overpass" is explained in the When to Report wiki page.
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