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As I have already many threads in some StackExchange sites, sometime I would like to be able to search among them, for instance, based on some key words.

Does anyone know how to do that? Thank you!

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You can search any Stack Exchange site for some keywords using the /search method:

http://api.[site].com/1.1/search?intitle=[search string]

According to the usage documentation, the intitle parameter is:

A string that must appear verbatim in the title of a question

Here is an example URL:

Notice that all of the responses contain the string install firefox in their title.

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Thanks... what if I just want to search among my posts? – SoftTimur Oct 16 '11 at 16:26
@SoftTimur: Unfortunately there is no way of doing that at the moment. – Nathan Osman Oct 16 '11 at 16:28
@SoftTimur, you should post a feature-request for more search options, – Jonathan. Jan 14 '12 at 19:39

The API v2 provides support for /search:[site]&intitle=[search string]

If you want to constrain this to your posts, v2's /search/advanced path allows you to filter by user, or by basically anything else:[site]&title=[search string]&user=[your user ID]

Beware - /search calls the title parameter intitle, while /search/advanced calls it title.

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