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Search Flow Chart

Posted a simple flowchart of how I run our search. When the user clicks “go” on our search the query is run through a simple script (outlined below.) It checks a simple MySQL table (contains only id, keyword, url. ) If there’s a match, the user is redirected to that page. If there’s no match it sends the query to the Google search page on our site at http://www.vassar.edu/search/.

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