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08-21-2014, 11:13 AM
Is there a way/tool to permanently exclude certain forums from showing up in search results?


Andrea J.
08-21-2014, 11:15 AM
are you inquiring of only aruba.com/forum?
certain categories/forums here?

no, i do not think so.
but, i will make the inquiry
or you can go to support@aruba.com

08-21-2014, 11:19 AM
Not the entire forum... I'd like to exclude some of the postings appearing from sub-sections in the "Where to Stay" section - specifically, "Hotels" and "Time Shares". Thx.

Andrea J.
08-21-2014, 11:25 AM
i went to my profile
then to general settings
and all of the setting options...
(no option for eliminating sub forums)

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08-21-2014, 11:28 AM
Ok. Thanks anyway.

Andrea J.
08-21-2014, 11:42 AM
try ADVANCED SEARCH (just below the cover photo on the right)

Search Single Content Type (http://www.aruba.com/forum/search.php?search_type=1)
Search Multiple Content Types (http://www.aruba.com/forum/search.php)

Search InSearch Type: Forums Posts Groups Group Messages

Search for PostsKeyword(s):

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Exact name


Additional Options http://www.aruba.com/forum/aruba-forum-style/buttons/collapse_40b.png (http://www.aruba.com/forum/search.php?search_type=1#top)Search in Forum(s):

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Also search in child forums

Find Threads with:

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Any Date Your Last Visit Yesterday A Week Ago 2 Weeks Ago A Month Ago 3 Months Ago 6 Months Ago A Year Ago
and Newer and Older

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Title Number of Replies Number of Views Thread Start Date Last Posting Date User Name Forum
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08-21-2014, 11:44 AM
You can search a single forum category rather than the entire forum. For example, if you're looking for a restaurant, go to the culinary forum and search there. There is a 'search forum' button to click on.

08-21-2014, 11:55 AM
I was hoping to have a permanent exclusion implemented so that when I click on "New Posts" it would only show posts relative to the threads I'm interested in. I'm sure there's a way to do it. I was just hoping somebody had a quick cheat sheet. If I figure it out, I'll post the "how".

Thanks for the suggestions though!