468Re: Rules for Building a Search Term Tool?
- Sep 23, 2004Using regular expressions would make this a trivial task. I don't
know of any place to get the actual regular expressions to parse each
individual search engine's query string, but they are all rather
similar, and a motivated IT department could certainly do it in no
time at all. Good luck!
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "magan_daniel" <d_magan@h...>
> While I know that all of the major web analytics vendors offer
> engine / search term functionality, I am looking at building thiseach
> functionality into our parsing process.
> If their tools can do it, certainly a motivated IT group can do it,
> as well...just maybe sans some of the graphics.
> That said...I've been monkeying around with this and, as you know,
> the search terms show up in query string on the results bar in
> different formats depending on the engine.
> The long route, which I fear I may have to take, is figuring out
> engine's rules manually and writing my parsing code appropriately.I
> wish, though, that there was some information I could access thathad
> these rules already written in some coherent fashion.
> Probably wishful thinking, but if it exists, someone out here would
> Thank you very much.
> Progressive Insurance
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