Search tip: Inform the user if keywords are ignored

I was looking for C++ books in Powerbooks but their search function has removed “++” from my search without informing me. If you don’t like customers entering “weird” characters like “& – , #” in your website, please tell them.

I guess the programmers behind Powerbooks’ search feel very smart that their program can handle “weird” characters. But guess what the results are.

If you scroll all the way down, it returned 12,755 books. If I am guessing it right, this is pretty much the entire Powerbooks collection. But, I’ve been proven wrong before.


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