. . . v.1.9 Not published; only internal developing version. Version v.1.8 Release date: 26. February, 2009 New feature: Search for media content. If activated in Admin settings, media files like - Images - Audios - Videos will be indexed and become searchable . Result listing is separated into 4 sections: found text, found images, found audio streams . . .
. . . content. If activated in Admin settings, media files like - Images - Audios - Videos will be indexed and become searchable . Result listing is separated into 4 sections: found text, found images, found audio streams and found videos. Thumbnails are presented for the image results. All media results are linked to the source, so that the files. . .
. . . EXIF data is indexed, it is possible not only to query for a media title, part of a title or suffix, but also to search for e.g. all songs of a specific author, or for all images done with 'f/2.0' or perhaps flash setting 'red-eye'. For more details, please notice the documentation chapter Media Search New feature: Index RSS and Atom feeds. If. . .
. . . If activated in Admin settings, RSS (v.0.93 - v.2.0) and Atom (v.1.0) feeds are indexedand the content becomes searchable . For more details, please notice the documentation chapter RSS and Atom feeds New feature: Result cache for text and media queries. If activated in Admin settings, this item offers: - Extremely reduced response time for. . .
. . . more details, please notice chapter Result cache for text and media queries Enlarged Admin statistics. In table 'Search Log' the following items are additionally presented: - User IP - Users country code - Users hostname New item in Admin Settings (Section: Index Log Settings): Suppress browser output of logging data during index / re-index.. . .
. . . Release date: February 15, 2021 New option: - Index UNICODE symbols 🎄 as well as Emoji characters 😀 and make them searchable . - To be activated in admin backend = Settings = Spider Settings New option: - Index only URLs with https scheme. - To be activated in admin backend = Settings = Spider Settings New option: - Enable Debug mode for index pro . . .
. . . index procedure now all 'Sites' and 'Database' manipulations and menu options are blocked. Bug fixed in 'Phrase' search . Some small bugs fixed. Involved folders and files that have been modified / added for this release: /admin/admin.php /admin/db_main.php /admin/messages.php /admin/spider.php /admin/spiderfuncs.php /include/commonfuncs.php. . .
. . . Top Version: 3.2020c Release date: May 19, 2020 Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5 New option: Index and make searchable Open Graph images. Currently are parsed: og:title og:description og:image Bug fixed in option 'URL Must include' and in option 'URL must Not include'. See chapter URL must include / must not include for new operation. . .
. . . for this release: /admin/configset.php /admin//index_media.php /admin/messages.php /admin/spiderfuncs.php /include/search_media .php /include/show_id3.php /languages/all files /templates/html/010_header.html /templates/html/011_header.html /templates/html/100_all_media results.html /templates/html/120_media-only results.html Top Version: 3.2020b. . .
. . . in Admin settings). - Included is also the submenu 'Banned domains' to refuse all sites not welcome for this search -engine. Create a sitemap during index/re-index. - Compatible with http://www.sitemaps.org/schemas/sitemap/0.9 this module automatically creates a sitemap.xml file. - In Admin settings the folder name for the sitemaps can be . . .
. . . known in Sphiders link table and - Links whose 'last modified' date is newer than Sphider's 'last indexed' date. Search for part of a word by means of * wildcards. This mod enhances the Sphider-plus capabilities to search also for parts of a word. Invoke this mod by entering a * as first character of your search query. You may use * wildcards. . .
. . . of a word. Invoke this mod by entering a * as first character of your search query. You may use * wildcards like: *search me *search all* *search *more* Search !strictly for the search query. Invoke this variant by entering a ! as first character of your search query. If you search for '!plus' only results for the word 'plus' will be presented in. . .
. . . No results for words that contain 'spider-plus' or 'spiderplustec' will be shown. This is the reverse function of 'Search for part of a word by means of * wildcards' Search for all pages of a site. This utility search es for all that pages, which belong to a domain. Initialize your search query with 'site:' followed by the domain you want to. . .
. . . by the domain you want to check. Also parts of domain names like 'site:www.abc.de' or 'site:abc.de' are valid search queries. The mod search es for all links in Sphider's link-table but not in the stored keywords. The search output has the same look and feel as usual in Sphider-plus search results. Enabled search for dates like 2008-11-03 ,. . .
. . . In order to ease customer's integration of Sphider-plus into existing sites, HTML templates are prepared for - Search form - Text results - Media results - Most popular queries - etc. New feature: Allow indexing of other hosts with same domain name for links found during indexing. Also ignore TLD, SLD and www. More details in documentation . . .
. . . features of sorting the result listing: - Results of a promoted / featured domain will be displayed on top of the search result listing. As part of the Admin settings, a domain name or part of the name could be entered. All search results belonging to this domain will be placed on top of result listing. - Pages containing a catchword will be. . .
. . . domain will be placed on top of result listing. - Pages containing a catchword will be displayed on top of the search result listing. As part of the Admin settings, the catchword could be entered. More details in documentation chapter: Chronological order for result listing New feature: Split words into their basic parts, separated at each. . .
. . . be divided into the 3 keywords: sphider plus eu As also the original word is stored as keyword, all 4 words become searchable . Alternatively the separation only at hyphens is selectable in Admin settings. New feature: Index the "Description" Meta tag in HTML header. To be activated in Admin settings. New feature: Index of media files enabled for. . .
. . . prefix. New Admin setting: Define directory for templates (relative to root directory of Sphider-plus) Search and open media files enabled now for media links with up to 1024 characters. Input settings for database configuration menus are now enabled for values up to 255 characters. 'Clean resources' improved for index procedure. In. . .
. . . ] Version: 3.2020a Release date: January 01, 2020 Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5 New option: Continuous amount of search results presented per page. Range selectable between 1 and 100 results per page To be defined in: Settings = Search Settings New option: For single results, don't present result listing, but jump direct to result URL To be . . .
. . . results presented per page. Range selectable between 1 and 100 results per page To be defined in: Settings = Search Settings New option: For single results, don't present result listing, but jump direct to result URL To be activated in: Settings = Search Settings New web service to create web shot thumbnails of each indexed page. Will be. . .
. . . New web service to create web shot thumbnails of each indexed page. Will be presented individually for each search result. For details about the new web service, please notice chapter 5.7 of the readme.pdf documentation. Improved algorithm for 'wildcard' search function. Updated algorithm to extract ID3 tags. Bug fixed in option 'Use. . .
. . . to work in PHP7.4 environment. Involved folders and files that have been modified / added for this release: /search .php /admin/admin.php /admin/configset.php /admin/http.php /admin/spiderfuncs.php /admin/test_file.php /admin/getid3/all files /converter/ConvertCharset.class.php /converter/EncodingHelper.php /converter/idna_converter.php. . .
. . . Improved behaviour if charset of page to be indexed can't be detected. Bug fixed that prevented correct link to search result. Additional translation table to convert upper to lower case characters for Cyrillic charset. Updated Russian language file, thanks to vipraskrutka. Version 1.7 Release date: 20. November 2008 New item in Admin / . . .
. . . index / re-index procedure can be placed in individual files. The common word files should not be used, if 'phrase search' is the standard type of search . Sphider-plus will become problems to find complete phrases. Therefore, in Admin settings the use of the common word files may be activated / deactivated by a checkbox. For more details, please. . .
. . . settings For more details, please notice chapter Use of Whitelist New feature: If available, show multiple hits of search result (per page) in result listing. To be defined (1 - 9) in Admin / Search Settings. Improved URL import / export function: - The names of URL files now are including date and timestamp of export procedure. - This enables. . .
. . . page to be indexed / re-indexed is not detectable, the home charset as defined in Admin settings is used. Improved search function for non-Latin symbols. Search function enabled for queries containing an apostrophe. Included query input protection against Directory Traversals. Bug fixed in index/re-index procedure that prevented indexing of last. . .
. . . for Microsoft IIS. Thanks to bobyn. Involved files that have been modified / added for this release: /addurl.php /search .php /admin/admin.php /admin/admin_header.php /admin/auth.php /admin/configset.php /admin/confirm.js /admin/dbase.js (file no longer required) /admin/db_backup.php /admin/db_main.php /admin/ext.txt /admin/messages.php. . .
. . . scripts. Because as long as the admin interfaces shows error messages and warnings, later index procedures and the search algorithm may fail. - Installation of version 4.2021b - New installation - Updating from 3.x to 3.y - Updating from 4.x to 4.y [ Installation of version 4.2021b ] New installation In order to get Sphider-plus running, perform . . .
. . . for database 1 All further steps for installing the tables for database1 and activating the database for Admin, Search User and Suggest User remain blocked, until you do not get this part of step 5 to work. The 'Install all tables for database x' is an independent procedure, which has to be invoked by the Admin after the database has been. . .
. . . available in the 'Activate / Disable' section: - Select active database for Admin - Select active database for 'Search' user - Select active database for 'Suggest URL' user Each setting allows activating of one database. So, if multiple databases are configured, an independent use of databases is enabled for 'Admin', 'Search' User and 'Suggest. . .
. . . list - Index At the bottom of 'Sites' view a database overview is presented like: Database 1 with table prefix 'search1_' contains: 2 sites 9 page links 0 categories 417 keywords 13 media links 8. In order to adopt the Sphider-plus scripts to the individual paths (addressing) of your server, in admin backend open the menu 'Settings' and press. . .
. . . support for up to 5 independent databases (expandable). Individual activation of one database for: - Admin - Search user - Suggest URL For more details, please notice chapter Multiple database support Independent configuration and activation for each database is integrated into the Admin interface. Additional password protected access . . .
. . . Suggestion Form' now includes a character counter for remaining input in 'title' and 'description' field. Phrase search is enabled now also for title tags, not only for full text. Improved suggest framework: For search in categories, the suggestions now will be presented with respect to the pre-selected category. For 'Search with wildcards' now. . .
. . . Not only the query part of the found keyword. Additional Admin setting in section 'Suggest Options': For 'Media search' get suggestions also from EXIF info and ID3 tags. Files for database setting and script configuration are protected now against direct client access by pre-defining a named constant. Updated Swedish language file. Thanks to. . .
. . . access by pre-defining a named constant. Updated Swedish language file. Thanks to Holger Gremminger. Bug fixed in 'Search for suggestions in query log', which prevented to disable this option Bug fixed that caused multiple listing of the same result, when "Define maximum count of result hits per page, displayed in search results (if multiple. . .
. . . coded sites (charset: SHIFT_JIS, EUC-JP and UTF-8). Template design 'Pure' reduced to 'like Google'. Improved search algorithm: significantly reduced search time. Improved support for Greek language: 1. Transliterate queries with Latin characters into their Greek equivalents. Will for example transform query input alla to find ἀλλὰ and bapti . . .
. . . Offers result presentation similar to 'Like Google', but additionally offers a selectable count of links. Search option 'More results from this domain' not only enabled for result sorting 'Like Google', but also for 'By URL names'. Bug fixed that prevented correct interpretation of http 301 redirects. Bug fixed that causes invalid. . .
. . . Italian language file. Thanks to Giorgio Nanni. Involved files that have been modified / added for this release: /search .php /admin/ all files /converter/ods_reader.php /converter/odt_reader.php /converter/dictionaries/jp_shiftJIS.dic /converter/OpenDocumentSheet/ all files /include/commonfuncs.php /include/searchfuncs .php. . .
. . . New feature: Index only files and documents with defined suffix : If activated, all pages of the site will be searched for links, but only files with suffixes as defined in the docs list will be indexed. For details see chapter Index only files and documents with defined suffix New feature: 1. Perform a WHOIS check for sites waiting for . . .
. . . against SQL injections Improved Admin statistics Now providing also the IP, country code and country name for - Search log - Most popular searches - Most popular page links - Most popular media links Updated GeoIP database, used to provide the IP, CC and country name for the Admin statistics. Now also supporting IPv6 URLs. Support on Windows. . .
. . . on large PowerPoint documents. Bug fixed, which prevented category selection without activating the "Advanced search form" option. Bug fixed that caused invalid URL encoding in result listing. Bug fixed causing the error output "Unknown column 'naame' in field list" during media indexing. Bug fixed that caused MySQL warning messages during. . .
. . . have been modified / added for this release: /addurl.php /admin/admin.php /admin/admin_header.php /admin/admin_search .php /admin/auth.php /admin/auth_bypass.php /admin/auth_db.php /admin/configset.php /admin/db_activate.php /admin/db_config.php /admin/db_main.php /admin/geoip.php /admin/GeoIP.dat /admin/http.php /admin/index_media.php. . .