Search algorythm needs major help.

  • 2
  • Problem
  • Updated 7 years ago
  • Acknowledged
Archived and Closed

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies and is no longer visible to community members.

What happened to the search. I've been using this site since day one, and the search is at an all time low:
I made a typo, and look what i got:
Results for "scartlet pimpernel"
Bumper To Bumper: The Secret Lives of Cars (2014)
Sigrid and the Bumpers (TV Episode)

How is this possible? I didn't type Bumper. Pimpernel was typed correctly, Scarlet was 1 letter off.

Also, lately if I don't include "The" in front of a title I am often not given an accurate result. Since when does a search engine even take the "The" into consideration.
Photo of john taylor

john taylor

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes

Posted 7 years ago

  • 2
Photo of Dan Dassow

Dan Dassow, Champion

  • 14327 Posts
  • 15129 Reply Likes
It was easy to replicate what you reported.

When I enter "scartlet pimpernel" (without the quotes) into an Advanced Title Search, no titles are found.

Other people have reported similar problems on the IMDb Information Board thread "Search change announcement".

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies.