[Plugin: Google News Widget] Keyword search syntax doesn't seem to work as described
Hi, I’m pretty new to WordPress and CSS and plugins and . . ., though I am not new to tech work. For instance, a Boolean search is nothing new, but only when it works, ya know?
But if I put keywords in as the author has described the google search wants–double quotes around exact phrases, spaces between words that are all needed, and OR between words where any one of them is needed–the search fails.
First, the keyword line won’t even acceptquotation marks. When I hit [SAVE] and look at the keyword line again, everything from the first quotation mark on is just gone.
If I put in a string of OR’s, I get NO resulting news, meaning it doesn’t seem to get what “or” means.
Also, the widget seems to be ignoring my local setting. I put in Florida, but this seems to have no effect. Is that the norm?
And one other thing: the author says that Google ignores the keywords if there are both a topic and keywords. But he didn’t leave a blank line in his select drop-down for topic, so there is no way NOT to have a topic.
Any help will be greatly appreciated. Again, I’m new to WP and CSS, so please be particularly specific with any coding suggestions. Thanks!
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