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Search with Yahoo BOSS!

Project Description

Search the web or a specific domain in your Django project using the Yahoo BOSS API.


First, add djangobosssearch to INSTALLED_APPS

Using the BOSS API requires a key and a secret. Get them from and add them to your projects settings:


Then include the views in your projects urlconf:

urlpatterns = patterns('',
    url(r'^search/$', include('djangobosssearch.bosssearch_urls')),

If you want the search to be limited to a certain domain add the following to the settings:



The templates provided are just an example. Pagination on the results page (bosssearch/results.html) is done using django-pagination.


Besides the previously mentioned configuration keys, the following options are also useful if you use the provided urlpatterns and view.

BOSS_SEARCH_MARKET The region (country) to search in (default: ‘en-us’).

BOSS_RESULTS_PER_PAGE The number of results per page (default: 50).


1.1 (2012-07-02)

  • Fixed UnicodeEncodeError caused by oauth request to_url

1.0 (2012-05-11)

  • Initial release

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