Note that there was an extension with the same name that was unmaintained and never ready for use in a production environment and was archived in 2013. Archived extension.
Release status: experimental
|Implementation||User interface, Search|
|Description||Creating an improved advanced search interface for MediaWiki and aims for a user friendly integration of search keywords.|
|Author(s)||Wikimedia Germany (WMDE)|
|Latest version||continuous updates|
|Compatibility policy||release branches|
|License||GNU General Public License 2.0 or later|
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The AdvancedSearch extension enhances Special:Search by an advanced parameters form and improves the way how to configure namespaces.
- Download and place the file(s) in a directory called
- Add the following code at the bottom of your LocalSettings.php:
wfLoadExtension( 'AdvancedSearch' );
- Done - Navigate to Special:Version on your wiki to verify that the extension is successfully installed.