Django together with Haystack adds a powerful free-text search capability to your applications, and is widely used. This article explains how to write safe, reliable, repeatable tests for the search features, and avoid a common gotcha with indexing objects that shouldn't be indexed.
We frequently have multiple copies of a site running - the production server, the staging server and the local development copy. You want to be sure you are editing the correct site, and haven't switched sites by mistake. This post shows some methods to make it obvious which copy you are looking at.