Re: [htdig] search categories (was: Frameset problems)


Gilles Detillieux (grdetil@scrc.umanitoba.ca)
Tue, 15 Jun 1999 12:12:39 -0500 (CDT)


According to Jon Jensen:
> >> Another feature MondoSearch has that's nice is categorization of search
> >> results by site-defined categories. Has anyone else looked at this? Do a
> >> search at http://www.newcity.com/newcity/ to see the method.
> >
> > That's an interesting idea. If anyone has any good ideas about
> > implementation, that would be cool. Maybe base it on META tags or
> > keywords?
>
> They do it (as far as I understood anyway) strictly by URL, so the site has
> to be organized well for it to work. For example,
> http://whoever.com/bunnies/ = category "Bunnies" and
> http://whoever.com/goats/ = category "Goats" etc. Which is a good way that
> minimizes HTML author labor, and would serve most needs as long as some
> bonus features such as overlapping categories, exceptional subdirectories,
> etc. were available.

You should be able to implement any of this using htsearch's restrict and
exclude input parameters.

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