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Chapter 31. Indexing and Adding an Onlin... > Leveraging Commercial Indexes

Leveraging Commercial Indexes

Fortunately, you don't have to be a natural language or artificial-intelligence expert to incorporate indexing into your home page or Web site. If you want to offer your users the capability to search the Web for items of interest, you can include links on your site to the commercial search engines. You may also want to help your users define their searches by topic by passing parameters to these commercial search engines. Many fine public search engines are available. This section examines some of the more common commercial indexes and how you can use them to provide services for your site.

Public indexes are available for free through sponsoring corporations, groups, or individuals and are usually accessed through an HTML form and a CGI program.


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