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General Discussion

Curtis Brinkman
Curtis Brinkman
7,348 Points

Site Search

What is a good way to go about implementing a site search?

3 Answers

You could always implement https://www.google.com/cse/ (Google custom search engine). I've seen many sites use this, for example http://www.ross-tech.com uses this implementation. If you want something cleaner looking it will be more involved to code, or you could buy a cheap php search script off of code canyon.

Curtis Brinkman
Curtis Brinkman
7,348 Points

I've used google custom search in the past however some applications i work on are strictly internal and can not be indexed by google.

Alec Wilson
Alec Wilson
820 Points

Hi Curtis, If you still haven't solved your site search problems (or want to improve your search), check out Swiftype - it's a dead simple, yet fast and robust site search provider that you can try for free. Companies like TechCrunch and Twitch use it already. Check it out at Swiftype.com

Curtis Brinkman
Curtis Brinkman
7,348 Points

Thanks for the recommendation I'll check this out!