At GitLab, we're prolific at documenting what we do in the handbook, the website, and in GitLab documentation. This may make it difficult to find specific pieces of content.
Google already indexes all our public facing pages and there is a search modifier google offers that will help.
Search for a specific site
Put "site:" in front of a site or domain. For example, site:youtube.com or site:.gov.
If you are looking for information on the GitLab "team", then simply type this into the Google search:
The google search results will be only from
Similarly, if you're looking for "permissions" in product documentation, then simply type this into search:
The google search results will be only be documentation from
site: technique is incredibly powerful. But, if you use it often, you end up typing the URL frequently. There is a hack for Chrome to use Chrome's search engine configuration to eliminate having to type
site:about.gitlab.com every time. You only have to type 3 characters. Here's how.
First: Configure a new Search Engine in Chrome
|1. Right click on the URL field in chrome and select "Edit Search Engines|
|2. In the Dialog, click |
|3. There are THREE fields in the Edit search engine dialog. |
a. In the Search Engine field Enter
b. In the Keyword field, enter
c. In the URL field enter
d. Click Save.
Then Go to a new chrome tab and test it.
|1. In the chrome URL/search field type |
|2. AND then press |
|3. Now, your new GitLab search engine will search using the |
Simple. create another search engine.