Keywords and search site
I've "installed" Google Search on my site several different times, but it would only ever search the home page. So I ended up deleting it.
I need to understand too. My impression is that a Google site search only indexes the pages the "big" google has indexed. That is, having a Google site search doesn't necessarily index all your pages. Over time and as your site gets more interesting to Google, Google will index more of your pages. I really don't know though. What happened to you is the same thing that happened to me when I put a Google site search on a small new site. I may be all wrong about this.
Tk - you're right about how Google site search works. It can take time before your site's changes are indexed by Google, and then appear in search results.
With Atomz.com you can select the day of the week and time to reindex your site and if you make some big changes, you can reindex right then. I just added 70K words to a site about 6 hours after the weekly index. I just went to atomz site and and said "do it again."
Can you point out where on their site I can get this?
Thanks for the info concerning Atomz Search. I incorporated it into my site and it proves to be JUST WHAT I NEED.
Does anyone know how much the next level above 500 pages cost at Atomz?
I'm about to find out, I'll let you know.
There are some templates that are posted here at Fog Creek that have a built in search feature. The downside is your server has to have support for php and mysql. Its free though.
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