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Hello,

I have created a JavaScript search engine and want to add some sites. I usually go to a search engine, enter a keyword and copy the search string. After this I replace the keyword with " (I don't know if there is an easier way).

Often this works ok, but sometimes it doesn't.

When I search for "WinZip" on Download.com I see the following:
http://www.download.com/PC/Result/TitleList/1,2,0-a-0-0-e-1,00.html?st.dl.fd.qs.results

And if I search for "Doom" on HappyPuppy.com:
http://www.happypuppy.com/search/index.html

Don't these sites allow third-party pages (like mine) to use their search engines? Or is there a way?

Thanks

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Question by:sharpen
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a111a111a111 earned 400 total points
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You need to modify this code;

It work as is.

--- copy and save as search.htm ---

<html>
<table width=100% cellpadding=10 cellspacing=0 border=0>
<tr><td width=100%><form action="http://www.download.com/PC/Result/TitleList/1,2,0-a-0-0-e-1,00.html?st.dl.fd.qs.results" target="_top" method=POST><input type=text size=25 maxlength=60 name=search value=""><br><input type=submit value="Search">&nbsp;<font face="arial, helvetica" size=-1><a href="/PC/Help/0,17,0-3,00.html#quick?st.dl.qs.txt.help">Help</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;<a href="/PC/Search/Power/0,16,0,00.html?st.dl.qs.txt.ps">Power Search</a><br>
</font></td></tr></table>
</td></tr></form></table>
</html>
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by:a111a111a111
ID: 1840368
Just remember they have a Copyright

so may be you should email to them?
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by:sharpen
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Thanks!
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