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ignoring the words 'in, about, or etc in search?
Hello everybody,
Can any body help me out in this problem? i want to ignore the words 'in, or, about etc. in search term. For example if a users searches 'info about nigeria' than the search.cgi should ignore the word about and would only search info and nigeria.
Thanks.
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Re: ignoring the words 'in, about, or etc in search? In reply to
Hello,

I think the following from the resource center could help you: Ask.com addon
http://207.105.53.169/...rces/jump.cgi?ID=503

Regards, DelPierro

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Re: ignoring the words 'in, about, or etc in search? In reply to
Links also checks terms for commanality as well and, if they occur too frequently, ignores them. See the following code in sub search, search.cgi:
Code:
# Word is too common, don't try and sort it, can cause problems.
if (($numhits > 50) and (($grand_total * 0.75) < $numhits)) {
return "Search term is too common.";
}
I hope this helps.

- Bobsie
bobsie@orphanage.com
http://goodstuff.orphanage.com/
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Re: ignoring the words 'in, about, or etc in search? In reply to
Bobsie,

If I had a lot of links about chineese cook for example,
and if keywords search are : chineese + cook,
the results will be "search term is too common"???

Can I change this?

Thanks

PS: Don't hesitate to tell me if i was not clear ;o)