Google Custom Search vs. Google Site Search vs. SearchBlox

We have a large number of Google Custom Search Engine and Google Site Search customers exploring better options and greater control for their website search and as SearchBlox is a great alternative, it is worth differentiating our features to show why customers switch to SearchBlox.

With search being a primary requirement with every website, greater control and more options are required to manage a better search experience.

Features

Custom Search Engine

Google Site Search

SearchBlox

Custom results look and feel
No
Yes (XML)
Yes (XML or JSON)
On-demand indexing for real time search
No
No
Yes
Index Tweets by Keyword or Follow Twitter Users
No
No
Yes
Index local files from disk
No
No
Yes
Index RSS news or blog feeds
No
No
Yes
Index Google Site Map
Yes
Yes
Yes
Index database or CSV records
No
No
Yes
Allow multiple indexes/collections for various parts of the website
No
No
Yes
Display Featured Results
No
No
Yes
Manage your custom synonyms
No
No
Yes
Federated search across various content sources
No
No
Yes
Deploy in-house or on the cloud
Google Hosted
Google Hosted
Yes

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