[Development] Qt Documentation discoverability in Google

Lorn Potter lorn.potter at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 23:21:37 CEST 2013

On 25/06/13 01:20, Markus Goetz wrote:
> Hi,
> I remember that gooling for "QWidget" or "QNetworkAccessManager" gave
> you the documentation page (usually of the latest Qt release) as a first
> hit.
> This is not the case anymore, I'm getting an outdated MeeGo Harmattan
> 4.7 result or Blackberry docs now as the first results.

I've noticed this too when using google for searching Qt docs.
I switched.
Try https://duckduckgo.com

> One way to fix this would probably be if qt.nokia.com/doc and
> doc.trolltech.com would not be blindly forwarded to qt.digia.com but
> take the 'path' part of the requested URL and also append that on the
> forward to qt-project.org/doc. Then google would forward that old link
> juice and the correct Qt documentation could be the first result..)
> bye,
> Markus
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Lorn Potter
Senior Software Engineer, QtSensors/QtSensorGestures/QtSystemInfo

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