Questions tagged [global-search]

This is the webpage/system that searches *all* Stack Exchange sites at once. It's found at

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Search only my posts across all sites

I wrote a post some years ago about a relatively complex bash script (with parameters) but I can't find it anymore, and I don't remember on which site of the SE hierarchy I wrote it. Is there a way to ...
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Global search doesn't include all questions tagged [community-standards] [duplicate]

Global search doesn't include questions tagged [community-standards] from Community Building, only from Meta Stack Exchange. [community-standards] is:question returns 47 questions, all from Meta ...
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How do you search all sites from the search bar or using responsive view?

I have a two-part question At the top of every site, there is a search bar. Is this search bar only relevant to the specific site? I.e. meta, photo, etc. Can I look up all sites from the search bar ...
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Cross Stack Exchange search through all of my questions?

I struggled with finding my own question that finally was on StackOverflow. First, I had checked Unix & Linux, then AskUbuntu, then SuperUser. I will not be the only one with that problem, there ...
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Send users to the correct site's tagged questions from the SE search results

In the search results of*, allow people to click on a tag and go to that website with the tag page open. For example, shows me ...
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Add the ability to exclude sites in global searches

I would like to be able to search all sites in the SE network except for some sites. In my case, I want to remove the thousands of results from SO on a popular project for devs so I can see the ...
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Remember last selected items per page in global search

The "items per page" stat is being remembered permanently (cross device, attached to our account, not via a cookie) in the search results of any site. However, in the global search on ...
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In the global search, change the user operator to identify network profile id

The new-ish global search on has great potential. One thing it can achieve, in theory, is let us search in all posts of a specific user, on all sites. However, at this point it's ...
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Paging and results count on new global search are off

The paging on the new global search is ... off ... When I search for test, it promises me 3,332,097 results, which would lead to 111069 pages: However, when I click on the last page button 111069, ...
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New global search doesn't like tags

When you visit the global search page: and want to search for a tag like we used to do on the site search like so: [haskell] pattern you're directed to the ...
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Clicking on tags in global search results is broken [duplicate]

If you search for something on "all sites" (using the searchbox at the top of, you'll reach the search results, e.g. If you ...
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Suggestion: add "Search All Sites" feature to the SE mobile app [duplicate]

This is a suggestion. The Stack Exchange website has a "Search All Sites" text field in the upper right corner, but the mobile app does not have an equivalent feature. Instead we must search each ...
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Is it possible to see all my questions where I haven't accepted an answer yet across the entire SE network? [duplicate]

I am interested in finding all the questions I asked over the entire SE network that I don't yet have accepted an answer for. I have seen that there is another question for individual SE sites that ...
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How to search all meta sites

I saw a question on a meta site earlier today, but didn't have an answer then. I thought about it for a while, and now have an answer. The problem is I can't remember which meta it was on. Is there a ...
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How can I view all my unaccepted questions across SE?

I mean to get back them, really I do. So, how can I view all my unaccepted questions across the Stack Exchange network? Searching for user:me hasaccepted:0 works for a single site, but the ...
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Is there a way to search all sites at once?

I was just wondering if there were any posts already about which tablet would be the best buy for this holiday season. I wasn't sure which site I should look on. Super User maybe? Electronics maybe? ...
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Cross Stack Exchange Search

Inspired by this tweet: As the new, and awesome, already aggregates the hot questions from across the system. I was wondering if it ...
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