2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V General Discussion Discussion, How to Search Quickly and Efficiently. in Cadillac CTS-V Series Forum - 2004 - 2007; I am sure a bunch of you guys already know this but for those that don't I wanted to make ...
I am sure a bunch of you guys already know this but for those that don't I wanted to make a thread showing you the easiest way to search the forums as using the built in search can be an arduous task!
Go to Google and type the search phrase you want to look for first. Next type the word "site:" and then finally the web site that you want to search "cadillacforums.com". In this screenshot I am searching for the phrase "Maggie" within the entire site.
Alternatively (and what I prefer) is to search within the V specific sub forums. To do so just change the web address to include which sub forum you want to search as shown:
Here I am searching for the phrase "Maggie" within the general discussion area only. Alternatively you can swap the general section for the performance or appearence section as needed.
I hope this helps some people out in trying to dig up old information and retain your sanity. BTW this works for all sites and forums just the same.
i prefer to use the advanced search feature on this site and restrict my keyword to just the thread titles so I get more focused results.
That "works" but is slow and doesn't net all of the relevant threads. Try using that for a specific thread you know exists, sometimes it won't find that specific thread even though your set parameters should find it....
these custom search plugins basically search google and add on the site: stuff for you automatically
one is for the whole CF site and the other is just for the CTSV 2nd Gen forum
(also, they've got nice little 'favicons' with the cadillac logo and the V logo to remind you what they are)