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Sort results by date
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Author: matthew.britton

It would be nice to be able to sort search results by date, as well as by 'relevance'.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
See Also:
T40403: Sortable search results



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 10:21 PM
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What date? Last updated? Page creation?

matthew.britton wrote:

Last updated. (Which is already displayed next to search results, so I'm assuming sorting on it before returning the results would be feasible).

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This functionality is requested in the 2017 community wish list: and has a workaround for this in the comments.

Sorting functionality deployed and appears to be returning correct results now. Some followup will be needed for UI elements, probably T197525

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