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From Grant Ingersoll <gsing...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Alternate Search Provider
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2009 16:42:16 GMT
To answer my own question, here's what I did:

Copied the pelt skin to my own skins area and renamed it.
Changed forrest.properties to use the new skin
Opened skin-to-xhtml.xsl and searched for the Google magic string
Replaced it with my own parameters
Rebuilt the site.

Thanks,
Grant

On Feb 16, 2009, at 11:06 AM, Grant Ingersoll wrote:

> Hi,
>
> From what I can tell, I have a choice between Google and an internal  
> Lucene search provider.  I am wondering how I can add in an  
> alternative search implementation?  It need only submit the query to  
> a URL and then redirect to the provider's site much like the Google  
> search provider does.  For example, what if I wanted to have a Yahoo  
> provider for search, or maybe MSN or something else?  Pointers at  
> documentation would be fine, otherwise some details on what to do  
> would be great.  I'm a long time user of Forrest in terms of the  
> basics, but don't have much deeper knowledge beyond the standard  
> build/test cycle for static website deployment.
>
> Also, I'd like to be able to do this without having to customize  
> Forrest itself, but am willing to create a new skin.
>
> I am using 0.8.
>
> Thanks,
> Grant



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