As a web site grows, finding content on the site becomes increasingly difficult. To combat the difficulty of finding relevant information on a large site, many developers turn to writing a search engine for their site. This article discusses how to implement such a system using Active Server Pages and SQL Server.
Step by step tutorial on creating a database driven ASP search engine from scratch. Important info for beginners on using ASP intrinsic objects and dealing with databases. Complete search engine available for download.
This article shows a nifty little script, which, with just one ASP page, allows you to dynamically search a column in a table using a string comparison. This one script can be used over and over due to its dynamic nature. Hopefully this script will save you valuable time by cutting down on the often repetitive task of creating small, searching scripts.
Have you wanted to allow your users to search through your website, checking for files that contain a particular string? Using the FileSystemObject, you can search through all of the files in a particular directory that contain a particular string. To allow for this functionality, you will need two ASP pages: one that presents the user a form to enter the string they wish to search for; the second needs to take this string, iterate through all of the files in a particular folder, and determine which of these files contain the string. This tutorial shows you how.