Manual talk:$wgAdvancedSearchHighlighting

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  • Unsuccessfully tested in MediaWiki 1.13.4 PHP 5.1.6(apache2handler) MySQL 5.0.22. Set to true but no highlightning of search results.
Same here, can't see any difference in MW 1.17 --Danwe 01:10, 17 September 2011 (UTC)
Same with MW1.18 (no change noticed) Jonathan3 20:47, 13 January 2012 (UTC)

The functionality in fact is still present. It basically does not really change the way a hit is highlighted. In so far the option is poorly named. But what it does change is which part(s) of a result page get(s) displayed: Without $wgAdvancedSearchHighlighting set, irrelevant parts might show up while with $wgAdvancedSearchHighlighting set to true, the places of the exact hits are more likely to be displayed. I have updated the manual page accordingly. --Jörgi123 (talk) 22:08, 27 December 2018 (UTC)