How to use Stop Words in Searchanise

Modified on: Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 4:42 PM

Stop words are special words that are disregarded during search. The words from the Stop Words list will be filtered out, and won’t be taken into consideration by the search engine. This will give you more relevant search results. By default, such words as "a", "the", and some prepositions are added to the stop word list.

How to manage Stop Words list

To manage Stop Words enter your Searchanise admin panel, and find the necessary tab.

First, go to the General preferences tab. It contains the list of all active Stop Words. If you have many words in your list you can find necessary words with a Filter.

Click Plus button to add a new Stop Word.

You can add several words one by one.

Edit an existing Stop Words list right from the General settings tab by clicking Edit Stopwords button.

To delete Stop Words from existing list just select them on the right and click Delete Selected.

Export/Import Stop Words list

To do so go to Export/Import tab of the preferences.

You can export your Stop Words list with one click on the Download button.

Importing list you can choose delimiters: Tab, Semicolon or Comma.

Before importing your list make sure it has the field “Stop word” with all words below.

Then choose a file on your hard drive and click Import. You will see the changes in your General tab in a second.

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