Indexing system with support
for ranking, using a document vector model, for relevant results.
Internationalization (i18n), i.e. the result
page can be in any language (templates for English, German, French,
and Italian are included).
Linux/Unix and Windows compatible.
Files can be indexed via the local filesystem or
via http (for dynamically generated files, e.g. PHP).
Highlighting of search terms in the search result
and in the pages.
Full control of indexed content by allowing configurable exclusion of
individual files and directories.
A user-configurable list of stopwords allows
you to exclude specific words from the index.
Configurable minimum legth restriction for indexing
Can index PDF files (requires pdftotext,
which is part of xpdf) and MS-Word
files (requires antiword).
The indexing process can be started via a web form.
Users' search queries can
be written to a log file.
Highly optimized compact index.
Advanced search query options, such as keyword forcing
(+) and keyword exclusion (-).
A fast and lightweight search algorithm can produce instant
results even for large sites and for the most demanding queries.
100% customizable output layout generated based
on user-defined HTML templates. You can fully define the look
of the results page and the format of the individual results listings.
Results display in multiple pages with a customizable
number of results per page.
Automatic installation and configuration utility to
save you the trouble of installing the software on your server. Answering
a few simple questions over a telnet/ssh prompt will get you up and
running in minutes.