[OpenLayers-Dev] doc search
tschaub at openplans.org
Fri Nov 16 13:44:47 EST 2007
Since virtual hosts are cheap, I was wondering if the URLs for the docs
might be changed to
Google does pretty well with searches for things like "openlayers
apidocs vector layer".
That would be a more guessable query if it were something like
"openlayers api vector layer" or "openlayers docs vector layer" (in my
On the subject of google doing well with search results, I've found this
to be a pretty nice custom search:
I've only limited it to a few sites - and since nabble's urls suck, it's
a bit too generic - but it gives pretty good results. E.g. a search for
"vector layer" yields our dev docs
Anyway, those custom search results can be embedded in any page - I
tried quickly on the wiki and had no luck. I'm sure a bit more
tinkering would get it on the website somewhere.
So, I guess this is two proposals:
1) what about new URL for the docs?
2) any sense in embedding a custom search in the website (major caveat:
results come with ads).
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