In the Search engines dialog box, you can edit the configuration of search engines. To open this dialog box, click Search engines in the Options menu. You can then delete or modify existing search engines .
To delete a search service, select a search service and click the Delete symbol , to modify a search service, click the Edit symbol . If you wish to modify a search engine you can change the following settings:
Name: Here you enter a name. Do not use a name twice.
URL: Type in the exact URL of a search engine's search script.
Here, you can also use the following predefined macros:
$SEARCHTERM : is replaced by the keyword in the Ranking module and by the searched URL in the Link popularity.
$PERPAGE : is replaced by the value assessed on the basis of the values of ResultsPerPage * CurrentPage (see also the description of Next page top below).
Next URL: Enter the URL of the search script for the next page (this is the URL that appears by clicking Next in the results listings). Here you can also use the two predefined macros from the Start URL fields.
Title starts with: This value defines how the matches are displayed in the HTML code of a search engine's result page. If you enter an asterisk (*), the asterisk will be replaced by sequential value. This is necessary for search engines that deliver matches as hardcoded numbered entries.
Matches start after: Here you can specify and filter HTML source code placed before found matches. This improves the quality of results.
Matches end before: Here you can specify and filter HTML source code placed after found matches. This improves the quality of results.
Params mark: defines the character placed before parameters (makros) in URLs.
parameters: Includes parameters and values defined by the user.
Resets counter on new page: If this check box is checked, the search engine resets the numbering of found entries on each page.
Results per page: Defines the number of the results per page which are delivered by search engines. This is also the value of the parameter PERPAGE.
page top: Defines where the numbering of search engines starts.
If this field contains a whole numbered value, the next page will be calculated
CurrentPage = CurrentPage + 1
If the field contains a floating number, the next page will be calculated as follows:
CurrentPage = CurrentPage + CurrentPage
The macro PERPAGE will be replaced by ResultsPerPage * CurrentPage