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
|Number of indexes/collections|
One per license
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|
Yes. Pages indexed within 24 hours
Yes. Pages indexed immediately
|On-demand indexing quota|
Yes. Upto 10,000 pages for $2000 per year
|On-demand indexing frequency|
Once every 24 hours
No limitations. Can be used any number of times.
|XML search results|
|Multi language Support in search results|
|Promote specific pages in search results|
|Customize look & feel of search results thru web interface|
Variable depending on the number of search queries. Starts at $100 per year
Fixed for a cloud plan. Starts at $29 per month