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Vania Hasegawa Jul 5, 20241 min read

Product update: new search tool

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Introducing Our Enhanced Search Tool

We’ve revamped our search feature to provide you with a seamless and efficient way to discover pertinent resources and activities on itslearning, being fully accessible and following the WCAG 2.1 AA guidelines. Whether you’re looking for courses, projects, plans, topics, or any course-related content, our upgraded search tool has you covered. Conveniently located in the main menu, it’s always at your fingertips whenever you need it. 

Here is a sneak peek of what is coming!

New search

What is new?

  • Search is now available in the main menu, making it more accessible than its previous location in the personal menu.
  • Expanded search capabilities now include plans and topics, including content within archived courses.
  • Improved searchability with the inclusion of the element description field in searches, impacting various course elements such as plans, assignments, files, tests, tasks, surveys, links, registrations, and within Pages. This enhancement applies to new or modified course elements.
  • Refined search results with filters for status and type, streamlining the process to locate desired content quickly.
  • Modernised interface for an elevated user experience, ensuring a visually appealing and intuitive interaction.
  • Relevance-Driven Search Results: Our search engine now automatically organizes results based on a calculated relevance score. In the event of a tie, where two items share the same relevance score, the deciding factor becomes the date of modification.
  • Streamlined Data Display: Designed to enhance your user experience while strictly adhering to accessibility requirements.

In conclusion, our enhanced search tool is more than just a feature upgrade; it’s a commitment to making your experience on itslearning as seamless and efficient as possible. With improved accessibility, expanded capabilities, and a modernised interface, we’re confident that this tool will significantly enhance your ability to find and engage with course-related content.

As we continue to innovate and improve, we invite you to explore these new features and see the difference they make. Stay tuned for the launch of our new search system this summer, and don’t forget to check out our roadmap for more exciting updates. 


To see more upcoming product improvements, visit our roadmap!


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