- Jody wrote:
>Hi Ray,I use FreeFind, it only requires a link back on the website, but the
>I tried Google's. I won't have the x-rated ads (Sponsored Links)
>that I saw come up on my pages; thanks for suggesting though. I
>just thought somebody might have one ready available that is ad
>free. If nothing is suggested in a couple days, I'll search for
>it at one of the freebie places. ;) (I did have a Google search
>www/site setup at one time. I hope it is removed on all my
>>Have you investigated Google's site search form? See an example
>>of it at work on the Home page of Amateur Astronomers, Inc at
search results page has "subdued" ads. The paid version has no ads.
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- Hi Jody,
I don't understand what you mean by "x-rated ads (Sponsored Links)". Maybe I
haven't used the search function on my own site enough times (although the
Google search has been on it for well over a year).
Please take a look at our home page at www.asterism.org. You will see that
the Google search function can be used to search the whole internet, but the
default is to search only our site. You can grab the source code from our
I just exercised the search function with searches for "comet", "nebulae",
"globular cluster", and I didn't see anything that was the least bit
I know that the regular Google tool bar which runs as a plug-in for one's
browser has a preference that can be set for various levels of protection as
Google's SafeSearch blocks web pages
containing explicit sexual content from
appearing in search results.
o Use strict filtering (Filter both explicit text and explicit images)
o Use moderate filtering (Filter explicit images only - default behavior)
o Do not filter my search results.
You can set these preferences if you left-click on the Google icon at the left
end of the tool bar then click Google Links > Search Preferences.
I wasn't aware that the setting in the regular tool bar would affect the
search results when using the Google search form on one's own site, but maybe
that's how it works.