Converting Google Search Appliance Request Format to SearchBlox Requests

As more developers are looking to convert their Google Search Appliance Request Format to SearchBlox, we have created an easy to understand list of request parameters to make this a quick conversion.

Request Parameters

Google Search Appliance

SearchBlox

Search Query
q=google
query=google
Number of Search Hits
num
pagesize=10
Page Number
start
page=1
Site Filter
site:www.google.com/about
url:www.google.com
Search in Title Only
intitle:google
title:google
Results Output
output=xml
xsl=xml, xsl=json, xsl=default.xsl
Search by URL
inurl:http://www.cnn.com/
url:www.cnn.com
Limit Search by Collection
collection
col=1, col=2 or cname=colname
Sort Type
sort
sort=alpha, sort=date, sort=relevance
Pre-Filter Search
filter
filter=anyquery, filter=title:query
Sort Direction
sort dir
sortdir=asc or sortdir=desc
Meta Search
inmeta:meta:value
metadataname:value (example author:frost)

SearchBlox provides the fastest and simplest migration path to current Google Search Appliance users.