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adding searching capabilities to my site

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hi everyone:

i would like to know if anyone knows how to add searching capabilities to my site. i don't mean to have my site indexed by a search engine or anything like that, what i want is to provide people with the posibility of entering a word or set of words and have a page that will display a list of my pages that contain that word. it is kind of an internal site search engine.

in the past i used the free services of hitbox.com and i had my site indexed by them everytime that i made any changes but i think that they don't offer that for free anymore.

does anyone knows of other site that migh offer the same kind of service or the algorithm that i can use or add to my site to get this done. fyi, part of the site is hosted on a jakarta-tomcat server and the rest is hosted in an Apache server.
some code will help lots.

thanks,

rene
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by:zenlion420
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I don't have any code, but this is what i use to create a global search engine in a site:

http://www.fileheaven.com/Search-Maker-Pro/download/3908.htm

There is a free trial if you'd like to check it out.

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You can use a javascript search engine.

http://www.javascriptkit.com/script/cutindex14.shtml
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by:seanpowell
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atomz.com has an outstanding free search component.
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by:chrome2000
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seanpowell and zenlion420:

i think that you have to pay for those , sorry but my boss is cheap :)

i will try the solution given by jaysolomon and see where i get,

any more info will be appreciated,

thanks,

rene
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by:zenlion420
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Your boss will probably spend more paying you by the hour to figure this out than the price of the software, but hey, nothing beats a little job security :)  Good Luck.

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>>atomz.com has an outstanding free search component.

It's free - doesn't cost a cent, and there's no time limit. It's called the express account.
http://www.atomz.com/search/trial_account.htm
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by:chrome2000
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good point about the job security part :), the truth is that he probably have to pay me anyways but i am sure that he expects me to figure out things without having to pay extra $$$$. on the other hand is bettre if i learn some new skills, thanks anyways
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by:chrome2000
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will look into that seanpowell rite now
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by:zenlion420
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Definitely, learning more PLUS getting paid?  Sweet deal.

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Just change it Michel...
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