Integrate the Yahoo! Search Boss search API into our website and enable advanced search functionality.
Functional Requirements: - Ensure frequently indexed content and fresh search data - Demonstrate ability to adjust settings for improved results (more recent = more relevant) - Search includes results from 3 website sections - Ability to refine search to just include results for specific website sections or parameters like categories, tags, # of comments (e.g. http://search.techcrunch.com/query.php?s=iphone) - Ability to sort search by relevancy (default), # of Comments, Date - Display Image thumbnail in results (where image is available) - Search page will fit into current design template - Include drill down links in results for comments and tags in the article results - Clean, efficient, commented code with record of changes - Demonstrate search results integrated together in a single results set and also separately (by website section)
Environment: - Redhat Linux with PHP5 & MySQL 5 - Using Disqus commenting system - Custom Built CMS - Development server provided
Note: This project will be focused on demonstrating the functionality of the Yahoo Search Boss API. A Follow up project will refine search functionality and appearance to prepare for moving into production.
Candidate Requirements: - Experience with Yahoo Search Boss - Excellent php/mysql/xml experience
If you are interested in this project, please email me at email@example.com and include your relevant experience and a quote.