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Missing Search Endpoint - Nothing similar to the Site Search #221

moollaza opened this Issue · 3 comments

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I've had a look at the search API (specifically for the use of a DuckDuckGo search plugin) however I noticed that none of the endpoints seem to give me the information I'm looking for.

I think there needs to be an endpoint which mimics the site search in that it should return a list of possible matches (and it would be great if it also had their relevant info as well (eg. Author, Version, Description)

A search for "moose" on most endpoints doesn't return the same information as the module endpoint of the api does.
This information: is much better than any of the results here:

I hope I'm making sense, please let me know if you need clarification.


Have you tried the autocomplete API?
It's the closest you get to the search results on


@monken no I hadn't, thanks for pointing it out. I'll have a look...


Marking as resolved as no further feedback

@ranguard ranguard closed this
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