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Questions tagged [search-engine]

Search engines are programs that search documents for specified keywords and returns a list of the documents or websites where the keywords were present.

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How can I add multiple Search Engines to choose from in Chrome Enterprise?

In Chrome Enterprise you can specify the default search engine via GPO, and with the DefaultSearchProviderEnabled option you can prevent the users from overriding or changing that default search ...
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Locate / Updatedb with archive support? (tar.gz etc.)

I do have many backups on my nas and my dedicated server. Some as copy within the filesystem, some archived as .zip or .tar.{bz2|gz}. Is there any way to include the filenames within these archives ...
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dns zone not working like it should S2012R2

I'm stuck in solving the following problem. We have 2 domain and dns controllers. Everything works like it should, except for something very weird. On the DNS servers we have 2 extra primary AD ...
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Retrieving the search keywords from a search result entry (Google)

Is it possible to go back to the actual google query string given one or more URL results? for example, if I do a search using the keyword "pippo" I get this first entry: http://www.google.it/url?sa=...
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“Windows Search Service” query results do not show thumbnails but icons

I am having a strange issue here on several Windows Server 2012 R2 machines. Problem description: Client machines searching a mapped network drive get the results shown as icons instead of ...
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Requests masking server name / DAPPER-HOST-IP

For the last few days, I've been having a lot of requests to unexisting pages on my server. The worrying part about it is that, when I look at the 404 error log I've built for my site, these requests ...
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Site redirects to humbertech.com if accessed from search engine [duplicate]

I asked this on stackoverflow but they pointed me here. So this is a copy/paste from that question... I can normally visit my website via url. It all works fine. But when I find it on google the ...
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blocking search engine bots directadmin [closed]

I want to block some bad search engine bots like MJ12bot, YandexBot and Ezooms. We have like 200 users in the directadmin environment, and we want to install a "plugin" or "mod" to block those request ...
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Installing Apache Lucene for LAMP server

I have Ubuntu running for LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) server. To provide better search capability one of my friend recommended to install "Apache Lucene". While reading about it I came to ...
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prevent search engines indexing depending on domain

We have a dedicated server with a hosting company with a couple of dozens of webs in it. It happens that the nameservers (EG: ns1.domain.com, ns2.domain.com) ip's are coincident with some client webs, ...
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whoosh_backend module cannot be found

I recently tried to install haystack with a whoosh search engine. This is to work with django 1.3 on a nginx production server. I've followed the installation instructions for each item (both haystack ...
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Amazon EC2 hosted services and their effect on local SERPS

I am thinking of hosting a project on Amazon's EC2. However I am a little unclear about possible negative impacts this may have on local search results. The projects main customer base is in the UK ...
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How to prevent discovery of a secure URL?

If I have a url that is used for getting messages and I create it like so: http://www.mydomain.com/somelonghash123456etcetc and this URL allows for other services to POST messages to. Is it possible ...
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Intranet Search engine solution to run on SBS 2008

I'm looking for a web based intranet search solution to index some intranet network shares with PDF / Doc / Textfiles etc. and maybe also an intranet wiki. Microsoft has the Search Server Express, ...
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Search Engine Bot - Large amount of hits

I've started tracking user-agent strings on a website at the start of each session. Looking at the data for this month so far I'm seeing on search engine bot that keeps coming up a lot.. Mozilla/5.0 (...
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.htaccess url rewrite to stop bingbot immediately

I want to stop bingbot completely and immediately . I'd like to do this using mod_rewrite in .htaccess. I've got these rules ... Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{...
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Apache Solr: What is a good strategy for creating a tag/attribute based search for an image

I recently read an article about YayMicro that descries how they used solr to search their photos. I would like doing something similar (but on a smaller scale). I have figured out how to have ...
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MediaWiki SearchEngine that behaves like google

searchterm: foo should match foo and foobar searchterm: "foo" should only match foo I tried LuceneSearch and SphinxSearch so far, but I couldn't get any of these to behave like google. foo will only ...
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search options based on data

I write an example to be more practive. I need to know if it is possible to next search based on the data I have in my database, fulltextsearch engines in sqlserver-2008 or Apache Solr: Case 1: Data ...
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Are there any good intranet search engines?

I'm searching for a intranet search engine which is capable of spider our intranet websites and network shares like SMB, NFS and optionaly AFP. Ever better for us would be a search engine which is ...
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Web log file analysis software to measure search crawlers

I need to analyze the search engine crawling going on in my site. Is there a good tool for this? I've tried AWStats and Sawmill. But both of those give me very limited insight into the crawling. I ...
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Where to download .ADM or .ADMX file to setup default search providers within Windows 2008 R2 for Internet Explorer 8?

Where to download .ADM or .ADMX file to setup default search providers within Windows 2008 R2 for Internet Explorer 8?
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Can I use a Google Appliance/Mini to crawl and index sites I don't own?

Maybe this is a stupid question, but... I am working with this company and they said they needed to get "permission" to crawl other people's sites. They have a Google Search Appliance And some ...
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What happens if a website does not have a robots.txt file?

If the robots.txt file is missing in the root directory of a website, how are things treated as: the site is not indexed at all the site is indexed without any restrictions It should logically be ...
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/manual/cache folder on my server?

On our site's server, once managed by someone who's no longer with us, there's a folder named "/manual/cache" which contains txt files named+like+this, mostly using pornographic-related keywords. The ...
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How to prevent majestic 12 from indexing a site

We experience a lot of traffic and server load on a web server. All I can find out is majestic12 accessing pages all the time. I wonder how I can prevent majestic12 from indexing the site Do they ...
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Blocking yandex.ru bot

I want to block all request from yandex.ru search bot. It is very traffic intensive (2GB/day). I first blocked one C class IP range, but it seems this bot appear from different IP ranges. For example:...
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search engine (bing) lost my www

I just found that my site in the result of bing was broken, casue bing display wrong domain name: my site domain name: www.mysite.com; bing list my site domain name : mysite.com How can i ask bing ...
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301 redirects and SEO [closed]

I have a site which uses the following structure, domain.com/12/43/45/some-post/ When people link to my site some cms's remove the trailing slash and turn it into, domain.com/12/43/45/some-post ...
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sitemap for bing?

Google has the sitemap.xml and Yahoo the urllist.txt that you can place in the root of your website to facilitate the indexation process. Does Bing has something similar ?
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odd query strings in Googlebot requests

Google's indexing bot (edit: yes, it's Google, IP resolves) seems to be adding arbitrary query strings to our home page. xx.xxx.xx.xxx - - [30/Jun/2009:10:14:37 -0400] "GET /?key=61680 HTTP/1.1" 200 ...