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I want to make a search engine without any database . I just want to grab result from multiple online forum . I want to make this search engine in PHP . anybody please help me. :frowning:

Thinking about it, this is an interesting task. “No database” at first sounded a bit awkward, but thinking about it, it can be done without a database just fine.

How? Google. Google searches are very powerful things. If I wanted to search for a selection of keywords across selected, I’d do it using a google search with a query like

good programming practises site:sitepoint.com/forums/showthread.php OR site:forums.digitalpoint.com/showthread.php

Although the latter domain isn’t going to be much use for that, it’s an example.

Well, you can also use google from within PHP. It’s against their T&Cs to use scraping of Google, of course, but they have an API. https://developers.google.com/custom-search is where you want to check out.