Searching Your Website with Microsoft Index Services

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I’ve wanted to use Microsoft Index Services for such a long time, but I’ve never been able to get going with it. Maybe now with the help of this article, I will! (And maybe you’ll see a search bar on this website soon too!)

This article examines using Microsoft Index Services for your site’s search functionality. With Index Services you can specify a specific group of documents or HTML pages to be indexed, and then create an ASP .NET page that can query this index. We’ll build a simple, fast, and extensible search tool using .NET and Microsoft Indexing Services along with the Adobe IFilter plug-in, which allows MS Indexing Services to index PDF documents and display them in your search results. Read on to learn more!