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A really simple search backend for your site based on a crawler that scanns all pages in sitemap.xml

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Simplesearch provides an easy and really simple way to offer search on your website.
it installs a Class that you can use to execute queries and a managment command you can use to update the indext pages based on a sitemap.xml

Quick start

1. Add "simplesearch" to your INSTALLED_APPS setting like this::


2. edit file to include the location of the search index.

INDEX_DIR = os.path.join(BASE_DIR, 'index')

2. run the command ./ update_search_index <the url of the sitemap>

3. access the search backen from your views with:
from simplesearch import SimpleSiteSearcher

searcher = SimpleSiteSearcher()
results ='a query String')

This will return a list like this:

title:'some tiele',
text:'relevant part of the searched text with <b> on the important terms',
url:'the url to the page on your site where the text was found'
you may then use the list in your templates to display the search results.

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