Available from version 1.16.0
Perform exact-title-matches in "go" searches before the normal operations.
Define function:
public static function onSearchGetNearMatchBefore( $allSearchTerms, &$titleResult ) { ... }
Attach hook: In extension.json:
	"Hooks": {
		"SearchGetNearMatchBefore": "MyExtensionHooks::onSearchGetNearMatchBefore"
Called from: File(s): SearchEngine.php
Interface: SearchGetNearMatchBeforeHook.php

For more information about attaching hooks, see Manual:Hooks .
For examples of extensions using this hook, see Category:SearchGetNearMatchBefore extensions.


  • $allSearchTerms : Array of the search terms in all content languages
  • $titleResult : Outparam; the value to return. A Title object or null.