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Opened 9 months ago

#52249 new enhancement

Events: Show user multiple location choices to disambiguate

Reported by: iandunn Owned by:
Milestone: Awaiting Review Priority: normal
Severity: normal Version:
Component: Administration Keywords:
Focuses: ui Cc:

Description

When a user types their city into the Events Widget, the API geocodes it to the best match. There's a lot of complexity involved in that, and the top result isn't the correct one too often.

Over the years we've spent a lot of time refining the API, see #meta5562 for the latest in a long string of tickets. I think the inherent problem is that we're trying to pick a single perfect result, which is just not practical.

Instead, we could return the top ~5 results, and let the user pick the one they intended.

That'd offer a better UX, and much more reliable results.

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