searching archives by category

John VanDyk
Thu, 3 Jan 2002 10:08:22 -0600

>Good Morning,
>Is it possible to search the archives of news items on my 
> weblog by date, category, or member? If so, where 
>could I learn how to do it?

You should be able to do this with the Metadata Plugin. Enable the 
plugin, then create the following meta types:


Make sure both are enabled and the index setting is set to "Yes".

Now go to Metadata Plugin's Index Maintenance screen. Choose member 
for your meta type and click the Rebuild Index button. Now do the 
same for newsItem.department.

There -- you now have indices for member and newsItem.department. Now 
you can use these indices to ask interesting questions. For example, 
show all news items by newsItem.department:


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