Re: [htdig] Using H1 instead of TITLE

Subject: Re: [htdig] Using H1 instead of TITLE
From: Geoff Hutchison (
Date: Thu Apr 13 2000 - 16:06:36 PDT

At 4:54 PM -0500 4/13/00, Gilles Detillieux wrote:
>According to Rutger Wessels:
> > For a large webproject, I used HTDIG to index the site. But the site
> > uses file locations in the <title> tag in order to locate files in the
> > directory structure. I know that's not the best thing to do, but the
> > people who maintain the whole site like it that way and since frames are
> > used, end users never see those titles in the browser.
> >
> > But in search results, the <title> tag is used. Is there a way to tell
> > htdig to use <H1> instead? All files have a title in H1 tags, so I want
> > that text in the search results.

In addition to everything that Gilles pointed out, you can also edit
the templates. There isn't a template variable for the H1, but you
could certainly take out the $(TITLE) variable there--perhaps simply
the URL would be better for you.

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online

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