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Do you highlight the search term?
  v1.0 Posted at 7/08/2014 3:59 PM by Shigemi Matsumoto

When implementing search on a website, do you know that it is best to highlight the search terms in the page body?

​Search is a common feature in websites, and one you will most likely have to implement at some stage. When search returns a list of items, it is useful to highlight the search terms where they appear in the results.


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Figure: Search for items with these tags


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Figure: Search results have their relevant tags highlighted

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