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Sphider-plus version 3.2014a released

Posted by Tec 
Sphider-plus version 3.2014a released
March 12, 2014 06:28PM
As it might be of interest also for the users of original Sphider:
Meanwhile the newest development of Sphider-plus is available at [www.sphider-plus.eu]
In front of version 3.2013b the following items have been added / modified:

New feature:
Equalize text results for query terms with and without ligatures.
Worked out for Latin ligatures in Unicode (Latin-derived alphabets) and also ligatures
used only in phonetic transcription, but not taking into consideration medieval ligatures.
Will present the same results for:
cœur and coeur
dʒ = dezh = ʤ
To be activated in Admin settings.

New feature:
Delete multiple used letters from page content.
Will delete decoratively used duplicates, like *****, -----, =====, etc.
To be activated in Admin settings.

New feature:
Query strictly for search results. Available for AND, OR, and PHRASE search modus.
Searching for data it will not present results for database or CDATA.
To be activated in Admin settings.

New feature:
Index the meta contents in .xlsx and .docx files. If available in file, it will index:
-Titel, -Subject, -Keywords, -Creator, -Description,
-Last Modified By, -Revision, -Date Created, and -Date Modified.
To be activated in Admin settings.

New method implemented, when manually aborting the index procedure.
Now obligatory a repair, optimize and table flush will be performed.
Worked out also for multi threaded indexing.

Thumbnails, created of the indexed URLs, will now be taken from top of the page; no longer centred.

UTF-8 charset ensured for data transfer from/to MySQL database by the mysqli connector.

Updated IDNA converter.

Updated English language file.

Several new session ids implemented to be stripped during index procedure.

Improved XML result output:
Now caching the XML results and additionally offering
- Date and time of query.
- User IP.
- Name of remote host.
Also all XML output files are now stored for permanent usage in subfolder …/xml/stored/
To be deleted in Admin backend in 'Clear' menu.

Improved support for multiple table sets in one database.

If the option 'Do not index the full text' is activated in Settings menu, the 'Required number of words in a page in order to get indexed' is obligatory set to zero

Bug fixed in option:
Show 'Description' Meta Tag (if exists) on results page

Bug fixed in PHP error messages. Strict warnings will no longer be presented.

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