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Help Topic: Searching


The search feature can be used to search all areas of the community quickly based on keywords you enter.

Quick Search
You can start a quick search by typing your keywords into the quick-search bar at the top of any page and pressing the "Search" button.

Advanced Options
If instead of typing your keywords into the quick-search bar, you click the "Advanced" link next to it, you will see some advanced options for searching.

The first option, "Find words" is where you can enter the keywords to search for.

The next option, "Find author" can be used to only find content from a specific user. As you begin typing ausername, you should see a dropdown with username suggestions that you can select from.

The next option, "Find by date" allows you to restrict the results to content added between particular dates. To select your date, click the button - this will bring up a calendar. From here you can select any date and your option will be filled into the search form.

The next option, "Find in forum allows you to restrict your results to content within particular forums. You can select multiple options by holding the Ctrl key on your keyboard (or the cmd key if you use a Mac) and clicking on your options.

You can leave any of these options blank, however you must supply at least one search criteria when submitting the form. Once you have filled in the options that you require, press the Do Search button.

Inline Search
When you are viewing a particular topic, or a particular forum, you will notice that the search bar changes from "Search Forum" to "Search This Topic" - this allows you to easily and quickly search through the current topic, forum, or application, without getting search results for other areas of the forum.

Results
Once you have submitted your search, a tabbed page of results will appear - you can change the selected tab to choose which area of the community you wish to search. For example, results under the "Forums" tab will bring up any topics and posts that contain your search keywords, while the "Members" tab will bring up any member accounts that match your search criteria.

You can change the order of the results to sort by relevance or to sort by date using the options at the top of the results page.

The keywords that you searched for will be highlighted like this.

Once you have found the result you are looking for, you can click on it to bring up the page, or, if you are searching through the forums, you can click on the preview icon to preview the search results without having to leave the search page.


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Yeanyeags : (30 September 2016 - 05:52 AM) eat sleep eat eat sleep eat
taesin_ : (30 September 2016 - 02:05 AM) i need some shawols for fangirling together TT^TT
taesin_ : (30 September 2016 - 02:04 AM) CANT WAIT FOR SHINEE!!!
fatoom : (29 September 2016 - 08:59 PM) hi
kdfan : (28 September 2016 - 05:51 PM) hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii
mango trees : (27 September 2016 - 06:39 PM) ahhh shinee teasers. they look so good
Lizsshi : (27 September 2016 - 03:27 AM) SHINee's back!!! YESSSSSSSS as 90s babies! LOL
Yeanyeags : (27 September 2016 - 01:24 AM) SHINEEEEE'S BACK
Harmony : (23 September 2016 - 03:29 PM) Happy happy birthday to Key \o/
Yeanyeags : (23 September 2016 - 02:56 AM) :lol: :lol: :lol:
OT5Love : (22 September 2016 - 11:04 PM) Happy Key Day! <3
danapanda : (22 September 2016 - 06:36 PM) helloo hello to all shawols.
anhvan44 : (18 September 2016 - 09:28 AM) Yesyesyes! Excited to watch the Running Man episode with him with subs. >w<
theneoncoffee : (18 September 2016 - 08:27 AM) :ph34r:
Yeanyeags : (18 September 2016 - 04:28 AM) kibum on running man :wub:
mango trees : (18 September 2016 - 03:53 AM) hai
5checkmate : (15 September 2016 - 06:57 PM) it's a great thing that after I hardly forgot my pass to sign in here, finally `i remember it. Long tme no see shawol :)
world15 : (14 September 2016 - 06:51 AM) i don't know a good site for news!
world15 : (14 September 2016 - 06:50 AM) when they comeback???
Yeanyeags : (13 September 2016 - 02:20 AM) B)
Lizsshi : (12 September 2016 - 07:47 AM) Let's wait for SHINee's comeback!!! LOL I kept pressing Enter sorry! D:
Lizsshi : (12 September 2016 - 07:47 AM) Let
Lizsshi : (12 September 2016 - 07:47 AM) Let's wait for SHINee
Yeanyeags : (12 September 2016 - 12:47 AM) onkey onkey onkey onkey onkey
Tatsumi : (11 September 2016 - 09:26 PM) It's a bit lonesome here lately, huh?
Dinoholic. : (11 September 2016 - 06:00 PM) Hello to whoever is and isn't here lol
OT5Love : (31 August 2016 - 09:50 AM) :ph34r:
Melle :D : (31 August 2016 - 12:22 AM) :wub:
vaikey : (30 August 2016 - 10:41 PM) B)
vaikey : (30 August 2016 - 10:23 PM) Helllo. Anyone knows the concert details for shinee world v in seoul like the sequential songs to be performed?
onewbuin : (29 August 2016 - 01:27 AM) Hi..! Nice to meet you all!
Lizsshi : (28 August 2016 - 06:06 AM) HI! :D
leejinkiforever : (27 August 2016 - 11:01 PM) Hello ^^
Dinoholic. : (27 August 2016 - 10:27 PM) Hello from the other side...
Melle :D : (25 August 2016 - 09:34 PM) Hello! It's been a while since I open my SFI... How are y'all???
OT5Love : (24 August 2016 - 08:45 PM) Hello SFI! Long time no see ^^
Lee Soo Ri : (22 August 2016 - 09:51 PM) Hi hi hi
Lizsshi : (22 August 2016 - 04:48 AM) Watch Jinki's special stage with other idols! Hihi!
Lizsshi : (18 August 2016 - 09:32 PM) I am from the PH! Hehehe! Welcome!~
m3kings : (18 August 2016 - 06:32 PM) anyone from ph???
m3kings : (18 August 2016 - 06:32 PM) hi hi hi
Hanalock : (18 August 2016 - 02:49 AM) pokes
Lizsshi : (15 August 2016 - 06:35 AM) I am in love with Starry Night too!~~~
Ruthiee.1997 : (13 August 2016 - 11:35 PM) hello
youronlyace : (13 August 2016 - 07:49 PM) i really love listening to starry night :)
Yeanyeags : (11 August 2016 - 03:11 AM) jinki station later!!!
Hanalock : (09 August 2016 - 08:48 AM) guys please don't forget to trend #3000DaysWithSHINee #샤이니3000일축하해
Lizsshi : (06 August 2016 - 11:13 PM) It's been 4 years with SFI, ^_^ I hope this becomes more active again!
smiley_jinki : (05 August 2016 - 09:57 PM) Hi Shawol^^
Lizsshi : (03 August 2016 - 03:15 PM) Taemin won in Hit The Stage. It was awesome. ;;;