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javascript autocomplete

Autocomplete widget provides suggestions while you start typing into the input field. Javascript autocomplete textbox control helps users by displaying a list of suggestions to the user so that while typing in the input field, suggestions Read more…

JQuery Autocomplete

Autocomplete widgets provide suggestions while you type into the field.  Any input field can be powered with an autocomplete feature. While typing in that input field, suggestions for the typed query are searched and displayed to Read more…

What are search filters?

Search filters take the search results list and remove items which are not matching filter criteria. To find required information on site, webmasters provide a lot of tools and filters is one of them. Filters are built Read more…

Facets vs filters

Facets and filters are overlapping concepts with one important difference. Both will help users to narrow down search results but facet is more intuitive and powerful but has more work to design, create and maintain. Read more…

What is TF-IDF and how does it work?

TF stands for term frequency. IDF stands for inverse document frequency. TF-IDF stands for the multiplication between Term frequency and inverse data frequency. Why are these important? These calculations help us in finding out the important words Read more…

Define facets

What does facet mean? Facets are one of the best methods for narrowing down enormous search results/data to a chosen few depending on some attributes. Histry of facets: Facets have its underlying foundations in the Read more…

What is Faceted Search ?

Facets allow narrowing down search results/data to a chosen few depending on some field or attributes. According to Wikipedia: Faceted search is a technique which involves augmenting traditional search techniques with a faceted navigation system, Read more…

Custom search template wordpress

Expertrec wordpress search plugin helps you build your own custom search engine for wordpress. Expertrec also adds a default custom search template to wordpress.  We will see how to edit this template using expertrec’s control Read more…

PDF search api- expertrec

In this article, we will see how to get your PDF search api using expertrec. This method involves creating a PDF search engine using expertrec. Before attempting the steps below, make sure that your site Read more…

PDF search command

To search for PDFs, you have to append filetype:PDF to the search query. You can use the following command to search for PDFs in google. [crayon-5c82a40fb6c1f691035509/] Here is a sample search query for PDFs containing Read more…

Google Search Script

Google Search Script #1. Create your own search engine: visit google custom search : https://cse.google.com/cse/ 2. Sign in to Custom Search Engine using your Google  Account 3. After sign in, go to “https://cse.google.com/cse/create/new” to create a Read more…

How to add custom search to Drupal 7/8

Here are steps to create a custom search in Drupal 7/8. Create a drupal custom search engine using expertrec from https://cse.expertrec.com/?platform=cse Inside your expertrec control panel, enter your drupal sitemap URL. Wait for your site Read more…