[wp-hackers] Mobile in-app search [GSOC 2014]: Introducing myself
eric at automattic.com
Mon Mar 3 15:30:04 UTC 2014
> Is the "user" specified the person who has logged in on the app so
this search is local to his posts and pages only?
Yep yep. The project scope would be just the content synced to the app,
not what was on the web.
> I also had an extension of this idea whereby the search applies for
the blogs that appear in the Reader tab
I suggest keeping the scope just to the user's own blog(s) for your
On 3/2/14, 7:06 AM, Sanjana Shankar wrote:
> I'm a 3rd year undergrad student of computer science from India. I'm
> interested in the mobile in-app search for pages, posts and comments. I've
> done some programming with Android and I've started trying to fix some bugs
> and familiarize myself with the WordPress Android codebase.
> I have a question about the description of the problem given on the codex.
> Is the "user" specified the person who has logged in on the app so this
> search is local to his posts and pages only? I also had an extension of
> this idea whereby the search applies for the blogs that appear in the
> Reader tab also, hence adding the search feature on the wordpress.com site
> to the mobile app. I'd also like to suggest a more context based search
> that reorders posts according to the type of post that the user is reading
> currently. For example, if a user searches for travel, only posts that have
> been tagged as "travel" show up presently. But if he is reading posts which
> contain anecdotes about travel as opposed to posts about how to prepare to
> travel to a particular place then the search results should change to show
> him more blogs tagged with both "travel" and "humour".
> Would this be applicable to the mobile search idea? Please let me know if
> I'm heading in the right direction and what I could do to start off on this
> or if I should submit this as a separate idea. I'd love to work with
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