View Full Version : Create a search engine

01-29-2010, 12:40 PM
I have built a page that contains hyperlinks to the company's standard forms. However this list is getting pretty long and tedious to scroll through. What I want is to have a search engine that will allow the user to search on a keyword and the results bring back the actual form for download.

I have no idea how to do this, sorry we have never needed it before. :confused:

The users do not need to upload anything or modify in anyway so I could do with a simple solution, if there is one?


Thunderchild x

01-29-2010, 01:13 PM
You could use the google site search, but this only works good if your site has been already indexed properly by google

Or if you don't mind a "Powered by JRank' text underneath your field, then their free script might be something for you

01-29-2010, 02:42 PM
Is this a static site or is it dynamically driven from a database?

If your links where sourced from a database you could query it using a PHP script.

If you wanted to go down this route then there is plenty of help available on this forum including tutorials.

If not then gentleone's advice is probably the way to go.