Seamless integration Google Search into Lifetype (Part 2)

Posted by coldtobi | 18 Jul, 2008, 22:34

This is the second part of the "seamless integration of Google Search into lifetype". To help you navigating, here are the links to oher parts: 

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Seamless integration Google Search into Lifetype (Part 1)

Posted by coldtobi | 16 Jul, 2008, 17:43 Some weeks ago, I integrated the Google Search into the blogging platform on this site. At this time I already planned to do a "how to", as this might be also interesting for others. Seamless integration means, that the search results are embedded in the look and feel of the blog: It should use the same templates and also present the search results matching to the design of the blog.

Of course, you don't want to maintain different template system, so best the search engine will use exactly the same template files also used for the rest of the blog.

Overview:
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How to check if you have ModRewrite

Posted by coldtobi | 12 Jul, 2008, 18:58

ModRewrite comes handy for SEO and other opportunites, where you want to change URL to something else. Lifetype uses this to assemble all the php parameters and make more search-engine and humanfriendly URLs. Also, you can do the RFI Protection I described earlier.
To find out, whether your webhoster's Apache supports ModRewrite, you have basically two options:

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