Improve Django documentation search engine results relevancy
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It's very hard for beginners to find something if you don't know exactly where to look.
I realize that you probably use a sphynx documentation with the build-in search engine and that integrating something like haystack would be a lot of work, but look:
Looking for a reference of the filter 'join':
Fifth answer, no way to know this is it and once you click have to find to the right section in a huge page.
Now looking for join on the PHP doc:
First answer, immediate visual clue. Click: you got it.
This is one example, but this happens to people I teach Django to every day.
The Django documentation is very useful and it's a shame that I have to advice to anybody I teach django to to use Google to search the doc.
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|Component:||Documentation → Djangoproject.com Web site|
|Triage Stage:||Unreviewed → Accepted|