Update: Improvements to Searching Beers & Places

Discussion in 'Announcements' started by Todd, Oct 14, 2013.

  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,327) Aug 23, 1996 California
    Staff Subscriber Beer Trader

    Today we made some significant improvements to searching for beers and places. While it's not 100% where we'd like it to be, the following updates have addressed most of our immediate concerns and feedback from you.
    • More accurate. We reduced redundancies that were resulting in search score (relevance) inflation for some beers and places. The result are now much more accurate.
    • More useful. Search score is still priority when displaying results, however we now take the number of ratings into consideration. This makes it easier to find popular beers and places.
    • More forgiving. Improved handing of special characters.
    I just launched the desktop updates, and Mike will be updating BA mobile shortly.

    leinie13, cjgiant and Mike like this.
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