Home Documentation Download FAQ Forum Links Search Sphider support and suggest forums [ Entry for the original Sphider forum ] As the original Sphider is unsupported since more than 10 years, it is not working without problems on todays servers. PHP, MySQL and all the other stuff had been improved for all the years and the Sphider is no longer an . . .
. . . all the years and the Sphider is no longer an up to date search engine. Consequently the forum for the original Sphider is no longer available here. [ Entry for Sphider-plus forum ] This forum is reserved for customers of the Sphider-plus search engine. Customers may use their download credentials also as forum entry. [ Authorisation ] [. . .
Download area. [ Original Sphider ] As the original Sphider is unsupported since more than 10 years, it is not working without problems on todays servers. PHP, MySQL and all the other stuff had been improved for all the years and so the Sphider is no longer an up to date search engine. Consequently the original Sphider is no longer available here . . .
. . . longer an up to date search engine. Consequently the original Sphider is no longer available here for download. [ Sphider-plus ] The 393 new features (additional mods, functions, template designs and debugging), which have been added to the original Sphider, require some more resources than the original Sphider . For all preconditions, please. . .
. . . than the original Sphider . For all preconditions, please notice the documentation section. Before downloading Sphider-plus (8 MB), you are kindly requested to promote further development with your 25, Euro payment for the benefit of the Sphider-plus PayPal account. Usually the download credentials will be sent to your PayPal e-mail account.. . .
. . . to your PayPal e-mail account. In case you prefer another account, please let me have an according info at tec@sphider-plus .eu Important information: As I am not on-line for 24 hours a day, it may take some hours, or even a day, until I'll respond and the download credentials will be sent to you. If you are unwilled to wait some time, or too. . .
. . . will be sent to you. If you are unwilled to wait some time, or too much in hurry, please do not purchase Sphider-plus . Because in any case it will end in an PayPal conflict, which I do not need any more. Yes, I was sued, because download credentials not had been transmitted within 15 minutes. Really don't need such 'customers'. Thank. . .
All required information. Introduction Release and Legal Info Installation Documentation Change Log [ Release ] Name: Sphider-plus Version: 4.2021b Released: May 12, 2021 Based on original Sphider version 1.3.5, released 2009-12-13 [ Legal Info ] This program is licensed under the GNU GPL v.3 by Rolf Kellner [Tec], tec(a t)sphider-plus .eu . . .
. . . Info ] This program is licensed under the GNU GPL v.3 by Rolf Kellner [Tec], tec(a t)sphider-plus .eu Original Sphider GNU GPL licence by Ando Saabas, ando(a t)cs.ioc.ee We distribute software in the hope that it will be useful, but without any warranty. No author or distributor of this software accepts responsibility to anyone for the. . .
. . . Introduction Release and Legal Info Installation Documentation Change Log [ Installation Summary ] Preconditions Sphider-plus requires PHP 5.3 - 8.x (proven up to version 8.0.1) with installed GD, mbstring, PECL and zlib libraries. Additionally, if RAR compressed files should be indexed, the RAR extension is required. Also a MySQL (version 5.3 . . .
. . . must be available. The following PHP and Apache settings should be adjusted on the server before installing Sphider-plus allow_url_fopen : On allow_url_include : On PHP safe_mode : Off (deprected since PHP5.4) Webserver mod_rewrite : On display_errors : On register_globals : Off (deprected since PHP5.4) error_reporting : E_ALL &. . .
. . . : All (to be found in apache sub folder /conf/httpd.ini) Additional note: The .htaccess files supplied with Sphider-plus may cause problems on some servers and might need to be disabled by renaming them. In order to enable correct function of Sphider-plus, please follow the instructions as described below. Additional (but important) note:. . .
. . . follow the instructions as described below. Additional (but important) note: Please do not edit/modify any of the Sphider-plus scripts and files during first installation. Everything must be performed by means of the admin backend. There are several self tests implemented, which should not be bypassed by altering the scripts. Because as long as. . .
. . . 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 the following steps: 1. Unzip the downloaded file, and upload all folders and files to the server, for example to: C:\programms\xampp\htdocs\public\sphider-plus\ 2. Create at minimum one database as part. . .
. . . Change Log [ Documentation Summary ] Preamble: The info presented here is valid only for the latest release of Sphider-plus . At present version 4.2021b published May 12, 2021 is the actual release. 1. Settings, customizing and statistics 2. Indexing 2.1 Various options 2.2 Allow other hosts in same domain 2.3 Word stemming 2.4 Periodical . . .
. . . 4.2 Must include / must not include string list 4.3 Ignoring links 4.4 Ignoring parts of a page by <! sphider_noindex > 4.5 Ignoring parts of a page by <div id='abc'> 4.6 Indexing only parts of a page by <div id='abc'> 4.7 Ignore HTML elements defined by <tagname> . . . . </tagname > 4.8 Index only HTML. . .
. . . attacks 19.4 Admin backend protection against remote access 19.5 Log file reporting attempts to abuse Sphider-plus 20. Bound database 21. Suggest framework 22. Integration of Sphider-plus into existing sites 22.1 Integration into existing site by use of Sphider-plus templates 22.2 Embed the search engine into existing HTML code 22.3. . .
. . . [ Documentation ] 1. Settings, customizing and statistics If you want to change settings, behavior and design of Sphider-plus, you can do so by means of the Admin interface. There is a wide range of settings foreseen for Sphider-plus . Separated into different submenus like: Sites: - Add Site - Index only the new - Re-index all - Re-index only. . .
. . . URL user' - Backup / Restore - Copy / Move - Optimize Templates: In order to enable customer's integration of Sphider-plus into existing sites, HTML templates are prepared for Search form Text result listing Media result listing Most popular queries etc. Three different designs are offered, which may be selected in submenu 'Settings'. If the. . .
. . . 2 and 3 for the new installation instructions. Top Version: 3.2020d Release date: Sept. 24, 2020 Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5 New option: URLs are followed, which are redirected from http to https protocol by HTTP301 'permanently moved'. Usually performed by a .htaccess directive, now also Sphider-plus offers it independently. During index . . .
. . . /templates/html/025_search-form.html 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. . .
. . . /templates/html/120_media-only results.html Top Version: 3.2020b Release date: March 10, 2020 Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5 Bug fixed in option 'Convert all kind of accents and diacritics into their basic vowels.' Bug fixed in option 'Index media.' Bug fixed in option 'Use word stemming.' Bug fixed in 'Tolerant search.' Some small bugs. . .
. . . /include/stemming/all files Top 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. . .
. . . /templates/html/placeholder.png Top Version: 3.2019c Release date: August 21, 2019 Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5 For new added sites in admin backend the default value for ‘Spider can leave domain during index procedure’ has been altered to NO Bug fixed in database configuration for support of multiple databases. Bug fixed in. . .
. . . Documentation Change Log [ Change Log Summary ] Version: 2.7 Release date: October 18, 2011 Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5 In front of version 2.6 the following modifications have been added: New indexing feature: Re-indexing could be performed periodically. Once started, this mode will automatically re-index all sites periodically. The . . .
. . . do not accept basic authentication strings. Improved index procedure: If the 'User Agent String' as defined in Sphider-plus Admin backend is not accepted by the site to be indexed, Sphider-plus will use a standard browser HTTP_USER_AGENT to connect to the site. New algorithm to delete the content of HTML and PHP tags No longer using the PHP. . .
. . . indexed (option 1). Links are not followed during Re-index, only main URL is indexed (option 2). How to integrate Sphider's search form into existing pages? Error message: "Warning: set_time_limit() . . . " Error message: "Unable to flush table 'addurl' " Error message: " Access denied; you need the RELOAD privilege. . . " Error message: " . . .
. . . " Logging option is set, but cannot create folder for logging files. (option 2)" Error message: " Attention: Sphider-plus recognized a server problem (clocks asynchronous)." Error message: " Access is not granted to this admin backend." Error message: " No results for you(2)." Error message: " Up to now, there is no valid database defined. . .
. . . In the search results I'm seeing the full text information repeated. Why? Receiving 'server error 500' on fresh Sphider-plus installation (option 1). Receiving 'server error 500' on fresh Sphider-plus installation (option 2). Receiving 'server error 500' on fresh Sphider-plus installation (option 3). In the addurl form, is there a way to. . .
. . . redirected to search.php No suggestion is offered in search form Parse error: syntax error, unexpected ';' in ..\sphider\settings\db1\conf_search1_ .php on line 33 Only the first part of a page gets indexed. The rest of the text got lost. Why? Indexing from command line shows "Fatal error: Call to undefined function getHttpVars()". Admin backend. . .
. . . Admin backend returns with a blank login window again. User frontend only offers a blank page. Why does v.3 of Sphider-plus use the MySQLi interface? Why PDO interface is not implemented for database access? Why to use multiple databases and table sets? [ Answers ] Shouldn't the spider follow 301 HTTP redirects? Yes, Sphider-plus follows 301. . .
. . . Rolf Kellner Bergweide 41 D-77887 Sasbachwalden Contact Information Telephone: 49 172 4231350 E-mail: tec@sphider -plus.eu Internet address: http://sphider -plus.eu Small business operator in accordance with § 19 German Sales Tax Law Person responsible as regards content (in accordance with § 55 Abs. 2 RStV) Dipl.-Ing. Rolf Kellner . . .
. . . European online dispute resolution platform can be found here: http://ec.europa.eu/odr Our e-mail account is: tec@sphider -plus.eu Please note, however, that we are unwilling to participate in the dispute settlement process under the European Online Dispute Resolution Platform. Please use our above email and phone number to contact us. Disclaimer. . .
. . . data protection is: IBK Ingenieurbuero Kellner Bergweide 41 77887 Bremen Germany Phone: 49 172 4231350 Email: tec@sphider -plus.eu Website: http://sphider -plus.eu 3. Collection of general data and information The website of the IBK Ingenieurbuero Kellner collects a series of general data and information when a data subject or automated system . . .