[thelist] google and the studio stitches site

John C Bullas jcbullas at nildram.co.uk
Tue Feb 10 02:28:50 CST 2004

At 22:44 09/02/2004, you wrote

>jcbullas at nildram.co.uk 10/02/2004 01:42:38 wrote:
> > Pull the google search function... you seen the sponsored links!!!
> > Why not set up via atomz?
>I would agree, Atomz site search is much better than google, and they 
>allow you to only search your own site, while Google force you to have a 
>radio button to choose between search the web with google and search the 
>site. And if the atomz site search works (i.e. can find all the subpages) 
>then you'll have no problems selling the change to your client.

Don't sell it to them re the competitiors links cos those are being 
delivered NOW even when the rest of her site isn't :(

Get rid quick

>Usability studies have shown that providing a search the web feature on 
>your site is not useful because people search on the web all the time (so 
>they already know how to search and probably have made it easy for 
>themselves to search by installing a toolbar or bookmarking Google or 
>something). And why encourage your visitors to find your competitors?

you can hack the Google search HTML to remove the WEB option though :) 
sweet nothing re the advert links though....

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