Search Engines!

o0_Enigma_0o

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#1
Hi guys

Thanks for looking...

I want to make search engine... is there any "free" software that will use PHP etc to make it work on a webiste?

I have basic knowlege of PHP and SQL etc etc but I really want a search engine..

Im not trying to become the next google.. or yahoo.. but I would like it to search the entire web.
is it possible or am i just stupid?

Cheers Guys

Kirky
 

Weasel

Define 'Cynical'
#3
Check out HotScrips' PHP search engines section. You'll have to sift through some crap but there are some true gems on that site. You might have a problem finding a true web search engine (most are designed solely for the website the script is used on) simply because running a spider to scan the web requires a huge amount of bandwidth and resources.
 

o0_Enigma_0o

OSNN Junior Addict
#4
Hi Guys,

i answer to celticfan11, I was just looking into making a search engine that would run like google... just so i can learn how it works etc... I just like to play :)

In reply to Weasel:
Thanks mate, I will have a look at the scripts, i didnt know that it would require so much bandwitdh.

On another note...

Would it be possible to make a search engine that searches other website..

idea one..

www.dogpile.com <-- like this...

or..

Idea 2...

Searching for things like torrents...
From my website user could search for a item... my website would check lets say 10 other websites and then return the user the results...?

Thanks guys...

PS. I dont use torrent's or download "free" software... i think its wrong.
Its just the same sort of thing im trying to do :)
 

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