How to redirect any page to a single page?

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    You might have noticed the search bar integration in the Harmony theme. Similar to Persona, the search bar is omni-present, although it is in a sidebar configuration unlike Persona's top bar (there is no top bar in Harmony as per design spec) πŸ‘‡


    @vladstudio and @baris recently turned their attention to the search page as another potential improvement. The main complaint was that it was difficult to use effectively, as we had a large form hidden via an expanding drawer. The ability to filter through search results was functionally complete, but the user experience was lacking.


    Per @vladstudio:

    The main interface issue I wanted to fix in Search page is that:

    the advanced controls are hidden by default; when opened, they jump at me all at once and occupy the entire screen.

    I wanted to make the following changes:

    make all controls visible by default; make them more β€œgradual”, so that each individual filter takes as little space as possible.

    My assumptions were that:

    majority of users will glance through the controls and discover them, but not use; those who do use advanced controls, will not use all of them, only a couple.

    So I tried to optimize for these assumptions.

    Harmony was updated with a completely re-designed search results page, that puts the content front-and-center while ensuring that you can see each filter applied, at-a-glance.


    While the content creation and consumption aspects of forums are our primary aims with NodeBB (and the Harmony theme as well), archival is an oft-overlooked benefit as well.

    The ability to retain and later find relevant content is paramount to the continued existence of forum-based communities, and it is one that is minimized or outright hidden from the end user on social media.

    Do a web search on any topic under the sun, and more often than not, you'll find a forum topic with a detailed discussion about it β€” not a Facebook post, not a Twitter thread, not an Instagram reel.

    Social media is ephemeral, forums are not. Let's keep it that way πŸ˜‰

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    @PitaJ thanks for your suggest. I resolve with this ( πŸ™‚ )

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    @baris you have any solution for the Cat A.1.1 ?

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    Can anyone help me, please?

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    Like discourse where all the posts can be displayed in one page and also can be filtered by their category? I feel that model makes category more like a tag and allows people to see everything at once.

    Is there technical issue why this cannot be achieved? Maybe it can be a theme idea?

    I really like nodebb as a fast and modern forum technical wise, but also enjoy the UI philosophy behind discourse..