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darkage

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Msg#: 3553040 posted 7:05 pm on Jan 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Is it possible to utilize google search/google custom search/ google adsense search somehow to search withing a directory, eg under domain.com/mydirectory/*

So every url under /mydirectory/ is included in the search?

Thanks in advance.

 

tedster

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Msg#: 3553040 posted 7:23 pm on Jan 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Yes - if you're setting up a custom search engine, using what Google Custom Search Help calls "URL patterns" should do this for you.

[google.com...]

[edited by: tedster at 7:30 pm (utc) on Jan. 20, 2008]

Robert Charlton

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Msg#: 3553040 posted 7:25 pm on Jan 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Just do a site search of the desired directory and add your search terms afterwards.

If you want to search, say, for "hilltop", within the Google Search sub-directory on WebmasterWorld, try this search [google.com]...

site:webmasterworld.com/google/ hilltop

Robert Charlton

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Msg#: 3553040 posted 7:31 pm on Jan 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

tedster - Looks like we were posting at the same time and answered different parts of the same question.

Thanks for the URL patterns reference. Hadn't seen that one before. Very nice.

darkage

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Msg#: 3553040 posted 10:00 pm on Jan 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

thanks for the answers!

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