NEW 12/12/07:: Returning Good URLs as Search Result Pages
Merge SQL query results with full text search. (Some coding required)
NEW 2/15/08:: Eliminate repetitive text from search results.
Search Tips for the End User: advanced query syntax
Configuring an Archive: detailed description of how to create a new archive using the web interface.
popular Customize Results Output: make search results page blend in with your site
Newdoc 10/10/07 Customize Ranking Order of Search Results: create your own formula for sorting results
Newdoc 10/16/07 Achieve 100% Uptime: by use of alternative indexes
Include/Exclude Files from the index.
popular Index PDF documents using Xpdf
Field-based searching: recognize structured text
Search by directory: allow users to search within specific subdirectories.
BibGlimpse: setup a light-weight PDF reprint manager for scientific literature, featuring automated bibliography retrieval.
Additional documents are available in the context-sensitive help screens in the Webministration interface. The best way to view these files is to run wgarcmin.cgi from your own web server (something like http://yourserver.com/cgi-bin/wg2/wgarcmin.cgi) and press on the 'Help' links. This will give you exact paths to the files that require editing on your server.
Prefiltering and caching for greater search speed
Glimpse and Glimpseindex Man Pages
An article describing the ideas behind the design of glimpse.
Webglimpse 1.X Docs
Academic papers & articlessome of the files below come from pre-publication copies of articles, so we do not have full author list and publication dates available. All of the links below are in PDF format unless noted otherwise.
GLIMPSE: A Tool to Search Through Entire Filesystems White paper, Udi Manber & Sun Wu, 1993.
Siff - Finding Similar Files in a Large File System Udi Manber, Oct 1993
A Text Compression Scheme That Allows Fast Searching Directly in the Compressed File Udi Manber, 1993 ACM TOIS
An Algorithm for Approximate Membership Checking With Application to Password Security Udi Manber & Sun Wu, 1992. Information Processing Letters vol 50
Suffix arrays: A new method for on-line string searches Udi Manber & Gene Meyers, 1989
PS format | text format
Troubleshooting NotesIt is probably also worth searching the Sympa mailing list archives.
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