[thelist] PHP Search Engine

Anthony Baratta anthony at baratta.com
Thu Mar 16 13:12:15 CST 2006

-----Original message-----
From: Andrew Kamm akamm at demicooper.com
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 10:45:52 -0800
To: "thelist at lists.evolt.org" thelist at lists.evolt.org
Subject: [thelist] PHP Search Engine
> Hey all -- any recommendations on a PHP search engine? Though we have access
> to a MySQL 4.0 database, the site content itself is all HTML pages (not
> stored in a DB unfortunately). We're running PHP 5 on a Linux box.
> It's very important that we can customize the look of the output (we can't
> just send them to a Google page or use a premade 'theme').

I've always been a big fan of Swish-E. It's a C/Perl app, but can be activated via the language of your choice. I like it because it crawls your site and creates a nice DB file of your content, including content from binary files like Word and PDFs.


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