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  1. Set up a Search for Badges to Make Them Easier to Find GH1881

    Set up a faceted search in the Badges area, https://www.mountaineers.org/membership/badges, so that badges are searchable and easier to find.

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  2. Have search button at the top of the site search retain any filters

    If I click on any of the three buttons, I am transported to a different kind of search for each button. But along the way, my search argument is lost and has to be re-entered on the new search page. It would be great if the search argument and filters would carry over to the next search.

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  3. Make it more obvious that the buttons at the top of site search are other searches

    After clicking the magnifying glass, the "Find Activities" button is green and a different color from the other buttons. It gives the false impression we are looking at the results of an activity search. I think that button should be blue, just like the other two.

    Another approach is to add some text that indicate these buttons take you to other searches.

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  4. Reset faceted searches when date boxes are emptied GH1435

    If both Start Date and End Date boxes in the "Starting..." section of the faceted searches (Find Activities, Find Course and Find Instructor Opportunities) are emptied, reset/resubmit the search.

    It can be removed by clicking the date filter at the top of the search, but we also want the date filter to be removed if the date boxes are emptied.

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  5. Bookmarking a place in the activities list SD387

    When I’m scrolling through the Activities and something catches my eye, I’ll open it to check out the details. After reading it and deciding to continue, I click the browser back button or the back to activities arrow. Either way it takes me back to the TOP of the activities page even if I had been at the bottom. I have to scroll back down to where I was – if I remember where that was – to continue where I left off. There should be a way to return to where you left off without all the backtracking. Is…

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  6. Make it possible to search activities by asst leader and co-leaders GH1527

    Make it possible to search activities by co-leader or assistant leader, right now you can only search by primary leader.

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  7. Add course template name to activity searches for field trips GH1142

    Add the course template name (essentially the course name with the year) to the activity search results so people can find the right field trip that they want to instruct at.

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  8. Put Instructor Opportunities in with Find Activities SD360

    For those of us not required to volunteer for a class, we were more apt to sign up as instructors or for classes when the listings were mixed with activities. We search by date, not necessarily opportunity type.

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  9. Hide Cancelled activities from Default Find Activities View

    Is it possible to add a flag in the Activities View that would hide all cancelled activities. It would be nice even if all cancelled activities were hidden automatically unless you set a checkbox to "Show Cancelled Activities".

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  10. Improve Find Instructor Opportunities functionality

    Make it possible to have your field trip or course show under "Find Instructor Opportunities" even if there is no instructor pre-requisite

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  11. Increase search functionality for routes-places

    If it is necessary for us to avoid posting multiple routes-places and activities to the same trail, it would be very helpful to have the ability for users to enter a flexible set of 'tags' with the range of place names along the planned route that can be searched for to find other routes-places or activities going to the same place but named something different.

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    Completed  ·  Garrett Arnold responded

    Lots of great updates have been made to routes/places which allow greater flexibility have been made.
    Read more here
    http://feedback.mountaineers.org/forums/273688-general-feedback/suggestions/6756014-allow-us-to-list-multiple-routes-places-for-differ

    We are also working with leaders to make sure that everyone understands that search uses the titles and summary statements so making sure that any alternative names for a route/place are in the summary.

    And of course if you see a route/place that needs to have a name changed or added just email info@mountaineers.org

  12. Add Map Area/Radius Filter to Route/Place and Activity Searches

    Right now the map view of search results doesn't show if you don't have any filters chosen, because the map view has a limit on the number of records (balloons) that may be displayed. Add the ability to filter by an defined area--two corners of a rectangle or a radius around a point.

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  13. Add Alternate Title to Text Search for routes/places GH2208

    Routes/places have good alternate titles but they are not always coming up when you search in routes/places unless added to the summary or main content field.

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  14. Search button on map edit disappeared with mobile launch GH2138

    Search button on maps when adding events is now just text, its hard to tell that you can actually do a search without the button look.

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  15. Improve search for internal hyperlinks GH1662

    When hyperlinking within the site to an internal page or folder, the search engine appears to pull up anything that has your subject within the content, not just the title, making the search very slow. Also on the scroll bar, only the up arrow works. The down arrow does not work, so you need to drag the bar down, which is impossible to do slowly, so you have to drag the bar to below where you want to go, then use the up arrow to slowly get to where you're trying to go in the list.

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  16. Improve Routes/places search results view GH1134

    Be able to view mileage, elev gain and difficulty in the search view.

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  17. Show activities on Find activities that start today

    Multiple leaders requested being able to see activities happening through the date the activity is actually happening.

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