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I have met with such a occasion, that a site utilize the search word scratched from client's refer record, they said:
your piror search words "web-analytic novel experience" matched 4,341 results in our site, view the results here.
Has someone met with such a phenomenon? Or do you have opposite idea against it.
Be cautious, because major search engines may see this as a 'tricky redirect' or cloaking, and several of them specifically forbid it.
Usually We show up with a apologizing message, with a search bar for user to attain other content, but after some analysis of the web log, we found people drawed out in most cases.
I hope to implement such a technology to such a occasion, Can you do me a favor in offering some examples that runs in the internet.
Thanks in advance.
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John Battelle has an implementation of this where if you arrive on his site it'll show what Google deems relevant, but his site will also show, in a sidebar, other articles that are related.
You can see it in action by Googling John Battelle + [some search/internet industry related keywords]
I can't give you an example, but the basic technique would be to use PHP or PERL to examine the server variable HTTP_REFERER, and if the referrer is a search engine, extract the search parameters passed in the referrer (e.g. q=search+string+from+google), call your on-site search function with the words/phrases found in that search string, and then display the results so that the visitor can choose an appropriate page on your site.