Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 
6092 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 208


  Reply # 551230 28-Nov-2011 22:38 Send private message

Got to say that I have also been caught out by that, as that is the usual place a search box goes with web design conventions.

891 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 21


  Reply # 551236 28-Nov-2011 22:58 Send private message

nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


woo! turned that box off, never use it anyway. Too "social networking" directed anyway.

Infrastructure Geek
3504 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 51

Trusted
Microsoft NZ
Subscriber

  Reply # 551237 28-Nov-2011 23:00 Send private message

freitasm: As I said it was a decision on performance. The Google Search box is a script. Loading it in every page view when it's only used on a minor number of cases is a waste of people's bandwidth and time.

There's a SEARCH link in the menu.



couldnt you just use a plain old text box, without the scripts, with a post action to redirect to the custom search page, sending the search query as param or form field?




Infrastructure Technical Evangelist
Microsoft NZ
about.me/nzregs
twitter.com/nzregs




BDFL
47921 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3540

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 551238 28-Nov-2011 23:08 Send private message

No, we can't.




3291 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 238

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 551256 29-Nov-2011 06:29 Send private message

nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?

262 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 6


  Reply # 551265 29-Nov-2011 07:39 Send private message

kiwitrc:
nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?


In your profile there's an "enable updates" option. Uncheck it.

1647 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 32


  Reply # 551275 29-Nov-2011 08:38 Send private message

nzkc:
kiwitrc:
nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?


In your profile there's an "enable updates" option. Uncheck it.

Thanks for that 



BDFL
47921 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3540

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 551276 29-Nov-2011 08:40 Send private message

kiwitrc:
nate: For the record, you can turn that box off to save confusion (which I have cause I was always mucking it up)


Um, cough, how?


[joke]

If people can't find the SEARCH link in the top menu, how easy is for them to find an option in their profile to disable the status box, or any other option for that matter?

[/joke]

 
 




3291 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 238

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 551279 29-Nov-2011 08:43 Send private message

There is a search link???



BDFL
47921 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 3540

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 551280 29-Nov-2011 08:45 Send private message



;)

 




3291 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 238

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 551283 29-Nov-2011 08:48 Send private message

:)

1 | 2 
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic








Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new jobs are posted to our jobs board:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:




News »

Trending now »
Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Forms of government for New Zealand
Created by charsleysa, last reply by dman on 18-Apr-2014 19:41 (95 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


galaxy s4 now on 4.4.2
Created by nzrock, last reply by timmmay on 18-Apr-2014 19:38 (47 replies)
Pages... 2 3 4


Snap suffering Trans-Tasman congestion 18/04?
Created by Lias, last reply by RalphFromSnap on 18-Apr-2014 16:09 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


Problem with NDSCam
Created by haydenmarsh, last reply by Benoire on 14-Apr-2014 21:28 (21 replies)
Pages... 2


MH370 - Call for Search & Rescue Help
Created by DS248, last reply by Sideface on 17-Apr-2014 17:28 (735 replies)
Pages... 47 48 49


Weather - Auckland
Created by networkn, last reply by Sidestep on 17-Apr-2014 13:47 (18 replies)
Pages... 2


NZ still in the stone ages regarding IT ?
Created by surfisup1000, last reply by wasabi2k on 17-Apr-2014 16:49 (16 replies)
Pages... 2


why does the tax payer have to pay for the prince and princess' 6 star holiday?
Created by joker97, last reply by Geektastic on 17-Apr-2014 15:49 (67 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5



Geekzone Live »
Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.