Help site search not working; Getting 302 Moved error

Bug #1587496 reported by Wise Melon on 2016-05-31
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Bug Description

I have recently noticed that I an unable to search for things through the Ubuntu Help website ( because Google has moved the search used by the site. As I am told when I try to search for something:


In the screenshot you will see that there is a link, the link links to this page "" for my specific search for "kvm". Though clicking on the link doesn't seem to get me anywhere, though that may be due to my browser settings.

information type: Proprietary → Public
Peter Mahnke (peterm-ubuntu) wrote :

it works for us... are you still seeing the bug? what page were you searching from?


Changed in ubuntu-website-content:
status: New → Incomplete

Yes, I am, I was searching from the main page (, but it seems to be the same for the others.

summary: - Help site search not working due to Google moving it
+ Help site search not working; Getting 302 Moved error
Peter Mahnke (peterm-ubuntu) wrote :

Do you have javascript turned off? I think the site is using a google CSE, which uses javascript to render the page.

No, JavaScript is definitely enabled.

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