When there are a lot of search results they often are paginated. Most search engines I know show 10 results per page. I guess this was born out of an easy technical solution or habit. But I don't know ...
Hotel Finder by name - should it take you directly to a hotel page if it matches the search, or to the search results page?
Here's the dilemma. To help users quickly find a hotel (the same could be true for a shop finder, pub finder etc) there is a search field on the homepage where they can type the search query. This ...
I'm working on a news search, and I find that sorting by the number of keyword matches tends to produce stale results, but sorting by date tends to produce irrelevant results. How do I strike a ...
On a website that has different types of content on the same topic, how should this information be displayed after a user searches. Let's say a site's topic is "trees" and the content types are as ...
I've noticed a few sites utilizing a full viewport search overlay in which when a search function is called, via a magnifying glass or link, the previous view is overlaid with a semi-transparent ...
I'm designing a search control to enable users to search among a variety of food products. Now I'm a bit confused to how I should shape the behavior, if a search always should result in a result list ...
Possible Duplicate: Is 10 search results per page the best? We have a webshop where the products are listed in rows of 3, each being 340 pixels high. One of our categories now has 38 ...
Lately, I've noticed that Facebook search presents it's autocomplete options as a nice categorized list: However, I'm uncertain what to call this pattern. It reminds me a bit of what Peter Morville ...
Have you ever seen or heard of someone using it? Back in the days when Google didn't automatically redirected you to the results page as you typed, I think not a lot of people used the "I'm Feeling ...
The Apache Bloodhound defect tracker I'm working on may show historic results in search in a future version. That means even after an item has been altered (like the description text of a Ticket), ...
If you look at the search results provided by Google and Bing,they have their pagination right at the bottom (after all the search results in a page are displayed) I was just wondering about the ...
So what I am looking for is a way to represent a wildcard or * delimiter for non technical users that possibly may not need an explanation. i.e. If a user wants to search for EJ-205, EJ - 205, EJ ...