'Search' facility on the Beehive
Since the BeeHive started two years ago the addition of a search facility has been the most requested improvement from people using the site. The lack of a search engine has been made worse, in fact, as I have been adding BeeLines to the site at a rate of knots during this oh-so-busy year for pensions. And I guess the next year or two will be worse still in that respect too. There’s just so much going on in pensions now that I’ve had to keep the gobbledegook translation service running on overtime. That and the fact that I’ve given so many of the BeeLines stupid titles with the result that even I can’t remember what the content of most of them is about, means the site hasn’t been as useful as it could be, even for regular BeeLiners – I’ve had plenty of trouble finding things on the site myself, and I’m the one who wrote them all!
I’ve had a bit of a play with the search engine over the weekend and I’m pretty chuffed with it. Have a try yourself, but be careful not to search on words like ‘pensions’, which gives you a list of just about everything on the site, you’ll need to be a bit more specific than that. Also, my wife tells me she’s had a go at the search thing herself and found, much to her disgust, that the word ‘Blimey’ came up four times and the phrase “I mean”, which she regards as pretty sloppy English, is literally all over the place. So with the search engine running I’ll have to be more careful with the way I write in future. I mean…..Blimey!
25 October 2004
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