SearchBlox Vs Google Site Search – a comparison

If you are already using Google Site Search or considering using it, then you should consider using SearchBlox as your site search engine. It is fast, powerful and with the new cloud-hosted plans, requires no hardware/software deployment.

Searchblox gives you full control over indexing of your content – what should be indexed and when it should be indexed.

See how they compare:

 

Google Site Search

 

SearchBlox Cloud

Number of indexes/collections

One per license

Unlimited

Page Indexing

No control on which pages are indexed and when they are available for searching

Full control. Indexed pages are immediately available for searching

Index password protected pages

No

Yes

On-demand indexing

Yes. Pages indexed within 24 hours

Yes. Pages indexed immediately

On-demand indexing quota

Yes. Upto 10,000 pages for $2000 per year

No. Unlimited.

On-demand indexing frequency

Once every 24 hours

No limitations. Can be used any number of times.

XML search results

Yes

Yes

Multi language Support in search results

Yes

Yes

Promote specific pages in search results

Yes

Yes

Customize look & feel of search results thru web interface

Yes

Yes

Price

Variable depending on the number of search queries. Starts at $100 per year

Fixed for a cloud plan. Starts at $29 per month