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i have a web photo album
i want to add to the main page a search engine it has to be free obviously
which will search in the photo's folder for.*jpg
i named the photos after the place or the names of
the people that in it.
the main point is i want to serach for a name
and the results are all the .*jpg that this name
is part of their name
for example serach for "oren"
will result kenyaoren,orenthailand,oren,orenoded
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Question by:mustaki
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by:cheekycj
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you need server side scripting for this.
What languages does your web server support- PHP, Perl, ASP etc?

CJ
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by:mustaki
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its not my server
the host is xoom.com
and i want to use a "third party"
search engine
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by:CUTTHEMUSIC
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Try javascripts.com do a search for "Search Engines" and a whole bunch come up. Find one that you like. follow the directions to install it and your done. Good Luck
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In response to cheekycj comments: Just because its not your server doesn't mean that you can't run server side scripts ex. CGI scripts. Find out if you can run CGI scripts on your website if not you will probably want to run Javascript like I suggested earlier. Good Luck
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Actually- only server side Javascript can do directory searches (and XOOM does not offer SSJS and hardly any ISP does) but client side scripting like the ones at javascripts.com will not be able to accomplish this.

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Say this is your original image tag :
<img src="graphics/nava_oren.jgp" width=50 height=80 border=0 alt="nava_oren">

add this : id="oren" inside the tag.

This is your new tag :
<img src="graphics/nava_oren.jgp" width=24 height=25 border=0 alt="nava_oren" id="oren">

That`s all, use any search engine you want.

There are many free third-party search engines for your site,
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Aibee
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