A Site Search that is Actually Good!

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a SITE search that actually works and doesn't require you to be indexed in a major search engine and only takes minutes to set up.... try it on my home page... http://youcanneverbetoosmart.synthasi... the site providing the site search is sitelevel.com
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Donald

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  • http://youcanneverbetoosmart.synthasite.com

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Thanks for sharing that Donald, it looks like it works nicely!
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Donald

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I've been trying to find a good one that works for a month... google's site search will only search the pages that are indexed in google and isn't always a relevant search plus doesn't have the option in the same search to search site or web..
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Actually... I've been thinking about this... MySpace has a "GOOGLE" search that has web search and site specific searches available (search people, music, etc.) option in the same search... do they have more options or is it because they know how to properly modify the htmls?
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Donald, I'm not sure I'm entirely clear on what you are asking. Do you want instructions for adding a site specific search box to your site?
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Donald

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no, when it comes to this particular question. I was noticing that myspace has options with google that aren't offered to us. What's special about myspace? Or did myspace modify the code themselves because they are like a whole bunch of geniuses.?
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This might be some agreement that MySpace has with Google, but I cannot be sure.
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Donald

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No Ruth, I was informing Yola Community of the good site search I found... it's called site level and can be found at http://www.sitelevel.com... an example is on my site and I like it.
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However, if you add new information to your site you wish to be searchable, you have to log in to your site level account and have your site crawled by site level's spiders again... this is just so that they can accurately produce search results because without knowing what's in your site they can't do it. :)
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I found the same problem with Google Search so I use FreeFind (http://www.freefind.com/) as my site search engine. I have this working on my site at http://gracehm.com.
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Thanks Grace, I wasn't aware of freefind, it's always great to find another resource.
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HEY ,I DON'T like freefind b'coz for a small search box they put their link their.......
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I use PicoSearch - you can edit the html of the search + reindex anytime you like & have it open the results in a new window - the free package only allows 250 pages max but all in all its a great search and i am very happy with it.
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if you ever need more than 250 pages, sitelevel offers 1000 pages with the free option and you can pay for a better one. You can reindex anytime you want with sitelevel. Plus you can choose between different search boxes and I even think with how search results are shown.
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I use Atomz. I find that great on Yola.
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Donald

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I'll keep all of these in mind if I find any problems with sitelevel :)