How to Use Video Search Matching Options

The Matching Options field allows you to select a specific mode that instructs our search engine how to interpret your search term and/or phrase.
This can assist you in getting more accurate search results as well as increasing them.

 

To search using a specific Matching option, perform the following steps:

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  1. Enter a search term or query in the search query field.

  2. Click on the Matching options selector and select the required matching type to apply to your search term/query according to the following options:

    Name Description Example
    Match any word Each of the search results will contain at least one word of your search phrase

    Query: Mountain Cats

    Results:

    • Mountain views.
    • Mountain escapes.
    • Cats in the wild.

    Match all words

    Each of the search results will contain all words of your search phrase.

    Note: This option does not adhere to the word order of the query.

    Query: Mountain Cats

    Results:

    • Historic mountain cats in the wild.
    • Watching cats hunting on the mountain.

    Match exact phrase

    A search result will exactly match your search phrase.

    Note: Exact match maintains the query's word order

    Query: Mountain Cats

    Results:

    • Mountain cats in the wild.
    • Viewing mountain cats climb.
    Smart match (default)

    Each of the search results will contain at least 75% of the words in your search phrase.

    Note: Smart match is an average between [Match any words] and [Match all words] options.

    Note: This option does not adhere to the word order of the query.

    Query: Large Mountain Cats

    Results:

    • Cat seen on a mountain ridge.
    • Largest cat to ever walk the Everest.
    • The Largest mountains in the world.


  3. Press enter/return or click on the magnifying glass icon (NUI_Matching_Options_502.jpeg). Relevant search results are displayed.

 

 




 

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