Support our Sponsors:

Go Back   Touch Arcade > Developer Discussion > Public Game Developers Forum

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-15-2014, 06:11 PM
negitoro negitoro is offline
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 50

Originally Posted by POLYGAMe View Post
Makes sense, though you'd think you'd still be able to find an app by name. NOTHING is returned when I search for Bogan's Run.
I can find your game by searching for 'bogan's run'.
Reply With Quote
Old 05-15-2014, 06:38 PM
POLYGAMe POLYGAMe is offline
iPad (4th Gen), iOS 7.x
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Auckland, New Zealand
Posts: 565

Originally Posted by negitoro View Post
I can find your game by searching for 'bogan's run'.
That's weird... mine results with nothing. I haven't tried on my Mac but that's on my iPad... strange!
Reply With Quote
Old 05-20-2014, 11:28 AM
Pixelosis Pixelosis is offline
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 158

Originally Posted by Grumps View Post
As far as I understand, iTunes search is now working on a keyword search as oppose to name search. Popularity of an app takes account to the search result. This may include app title, keyword and non observable values such as the download count, reviews, rating. They are then compared with other apps and rank them accordingly.

The Falling can be easily outcompete by "Falling Balls" (248,184 ratings) which currently rank #1 in the search result. You can imagine that how many downloads do they have. These versus 14 ratings on your app. You can imagine why Apple may view that the other apps are more relevant to the user.
Well then the word candy I entered should have clearly triggered enough parameters to return Candy Crush Saga as the 1st result. The search engine should be able to omit typos as well when they lead to negligible or irrelevant data.
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Copyright 2012,, LLC.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2008 - 2011, Privacy Policy / DMCA Copyright Agent