I have a question about the order of the search results, for example for an authors name. There doesn’t seem to be a particular order (for example publishing year or alphabetical order). Is it some kind of ranking how much an article was viewed? Are there more factors which play a role?
The built-in search engine is based roughly around the number of “hits” in a document. In cases where you’re searching by e.g. author name there won’t be much to distinguish between two hits, so the ordering you’ll see will be left to the database system to invent. For journals wanting more control over searching/indexing, I usually recommend the Lucene plugin.
Public Knowledge Project Team