Indexes and searches Arabic, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.
Document language detection for better tokenization and stemming
Automated duplicate detection and deletion.
Index stores stemmed form of words.
Default search finds pages with all match terms, query processing supports Internet Query Operators (-, ""), Boolean
AND, OR, NOT and parentheses, and metadata field tags for URL, doctype, title, keyword and description.
Option to search the Internet via Yahoo!
Query language defined by browser settings or language parameter
Spellchecker and synonym
functions (which can be imported from XML)
Search suggestions (called "Featured Links" and "Shortcuts") editing via the admin interface or import XML file
Search results UI customization via the admin interface, as minimal content, ATOM feed mode, HTML with XSLT, or as XML for local processing.
Can integrate with PHP, ASP, REST (HTTP with parameters), etc.
Default relevance uses keyword match (TF:IDF), date, path depth and links analysis.
Relevance weighting can be disabled for any element but keyword match
Documents are cached in original format, converted to HTML on demand for viewing.
Admin interface for configuring and checking indexes.
Reports include general metrics, crawled URLs, response times, popular queries and no-matches.
Adding IBM’s OmniFind Yahoo! Edition to Your Web Site
December 13, 2006 , by Todd Leyba Describes several ways to integrate OmniFind, specifically with Blogger sites. Includes details on how to use REST to send the query, get the results in XML
and format with XSLT.
IBM and Yahoo give the gift of free search
December 13, 2006,
Mike Heck Quick review praises the easy installation and administration, simple customization of UI, featured links, synonyms and ranking adjustments. The reviewer likes the speed of indexing and the familiar interface, with options to switch to Yahoo's web, audio, video, news and local search.
UFO Crawler - topics include UFO Sightings, time travel, conspiracy theories and anomalies.