Well, this is from the "why reinvent the wheel" department -- have you looked at htdig://?
http://www.htdig.org/ Might save you some work. Just a thought :) More constructive replies regarding actual code are forthcoming, I'm sure. -- Peter Ellis - [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web Design and Development Consultant naturalaxis | http://www.naturalaxis.com/ On Tue, 2004-09-07 at 21:10 -0400, Ron Piggott wrote: > I wanted to also ask about how you would build a web site search engine with > php and mySQL. > > I had thought of setting up a table with a few columns --- > > one for the URL of the specific page (This could become a link when a match > is found for that page) > second with the page title --- used in displaying the search results > third with the plain text from the page --- for searching purposes > > and then having one line of the table per web page on the site > > Then setting up a PHP form that would search the text from the page and make > some type of matching results page for each entry that found the words the > user typed in. > > Any other thoughts? There is no compression this way,. but maybe there > doesn't need to be. I don't know how to automate populating a table, but I > could use the cut / paste feature. > > Any other thoughts? I know how to do the above and the PHP commands to > use --- I wanted to ask before I got started for any tips instead of > re-starting. > > Ron -- PHP Database Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php