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partialsearch Plugin

Compatible with DokuWiki

2015-08-10 "Detritus", 2017-02-19 "Frusterick Manners",2016-06-26 "Elenor Of Tsort", 2018-04-22 "Greebo"

plugin Enables partial search by surrounding internally each word in the search box with asterisks (*) without need the user to write the asterisks

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This extension has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues.

Tagged with partial, search


This functionality has been included in DokuWiki Greebo version so this plugin is no more necessary. Greebo searching allows to do exact match or contains or starts/ends with. — David Roy 2018-05-20 13:28


  • Is it possible to not be compatible with “Elenor Of Tsort”? It brakes the Matching Pagenames in DW. Florin C. 2017-19-03
I had it working on “Eleonor Of Tsort” without problems. Maybe you've to adjust the renderer_xhtml option to use partial search. Check also the plugin options replaceunderscores (checked) and addtitletosnippet (unchecked). Hope this works for you. — David Roy 2018-05-20 13:32


This is already implemented in the DokuWiki core (since always or at least a very long time). What does this plugin do differently? — Anika Henke 2016-05-04 16:52

E.g if you look for surr each word you don't get any result. You have to look for surr* each word to get some results. With this plugin, the first case will return the same result as *surr* *each* *word* without need to write all asterisks — David Roy 2016-06-20 22:32
I'm not sure if I understand correctly. From reading the description I thought you would need to add asterisks in the search field and this plugin would do the partial search. From your reply do you mean to say that this plugin “adds” asterisks in the background without the user needing to add them themselves to the search field? If that is the case the description should be improved. — Anika Henke 2016-07-01 02:24
You're right Anika, the plugin “adds” the asterisks internally and the plugin's description was not clear. I've just changed it. Thx. — David Roy 2016-07-06 12:30
plugin/partialsearch.txt · Last modified: 2018-05-20 16:13 by Aleksandr

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