en WordPress.com Forums › Staff Answers how do you search? Author Posts July 19, 2011 at 6:07 pm #657212 peterkarlladageMember i use [ds] on my blog to stand for ‘david suzuki’ but i can’t find it. Blog url: http://peterkarlladage.wordpress.com/ July 19, 2011 at 6:31 pm #657360 hanniMember If you’re using the WordPress.com search box, please be aware that it only looks through the content of your posts :) It looks like your blog has already been indexed by Google. If you’re looking to change the nickname assigned to your posts (your author name) you can do so from Users > My Profile in your dashboard. July 20, 2011 at 1:13 am #657465 peterkarlladageMember thanks, hanni, but what am i doing wrong? for example, this post–xxx–begins with the word one. but when i copy the word into the searchbox and click ‘This Site’ i get ‘0 results….whoa.’ p July 20, 2011 at 1:15 am #657466 peterkarlladageMember ps xxx=http://peterkarlladage.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/connections/ p August 3, 2011 at 10:39 pm #657536 jeniaMember The WordPress.com search engine indexes post, pages, and comments content (body text). Unless entered as text in those contents, blog name, post titles, and post/comment author names are not indexed. For full details on the engine, please see: http://en.support.wordpress.com/wordpresscom-search/ Author Posts The topic ‘how do you search?’ is closed to new replies.