PHP Flat File Search Engine

July 21, 2009

[From Web Developer's Virtual Library]

Many developers--myself included--end up going crazy and running for the hills when they are asked to create a static website with full search functionality. Database searching is easy, even when you have to join multiple tables. But how would you create a comprehensive search system for a static website? This is a question that bugged me so much I eventually took a few hours to sit down and write the solution.

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