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MYSQL – Disabling FULLTEXT Search stopwords

Friday, January 15, 2010 0:38 1 Comment

To disable MySQL FULLTEXT Search stopwords open the mysql config file and below [mysqld] add the following line: ft_stopword_file = “” By setting the ft_stopword_file value to an empty string the usual stopwords won’t be ignored any more. Here is what the manual says about setting a new stopwords file: To override the default stopword [...]

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MySQL – How to change the FULLTEXT SEARCH 4 character minimum behaviour

Thursday, January 14, 2010 23:56 No Comments

By default the FULLTEXT minimum characters behaviour is set to 4 characters. To check what value is preset on your server type the following query: SHOW VARIABLES LIKE ‘ft%’; That shoud bring up a result similar to this: Variable_name Value ft_boolean_syntax + -><()~*:””&| ft_max_word_len 84 ft_min_word_len 4 ft_query_expansion_limit 20 ft_stopword_file (built-in) To change the ftp_min_word_len [...]

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