?
Solved

Search Engine Search Suggestions

Posted on 2007-10-19
1
Medium Priority
?
192 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-19
Hello:

What is the technology (scripting) behind the new search suggestions that companies like Yahoo, ITunes, and Amazon are using in ther search engines?

Dan  
0
Comment
Question by:RecipeDan
1 Comment
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
humeniuk earned 2000 total points
ID: 20111261
I presume you mean like Google Suggest, which dynamically offers search suggestions when you start typing in what you want to search for (see http://labs.google.com/suggestfaq.html).

Google uses AJAX to do this.

More info:

'Google Suggest Dissected'
http://serversideguy.blogspot.com/2004/12/google-suggest-dissected.html

'Making a Google Suggest-like application'
www.ajaxfreaks.com/tutorials/6/0.php
0

Featured Post

Independent Software Vendors: We Want Your Opinion

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When it comes to write a Context Sensitive Help (an online help that is obtained from a specific point in state of software to provide help with that state) ,  first we need to make the file that contains all topics, which are given exclusive IDs. …
Australian government abolished Visa 457 earlier this April and this article describes how this decision might affect Australian IT scene and IT experts.
This tutorial demonstrates how to identify and create boundary or building outlines in Google Maps. In this example, I outline the boundaries of an enclosed skatepark within a community park.  Login to your Google Account, then  Google for "Google M…
This Micro Tutorial will demonstrate how to add subdomains to your content reports. This can be very importing in having a site with multiple subdomains.
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month15 days, 17 hours left to enroll

850 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question