About Zoom PHP Search Engine

Zoom Search Engine - PHP search engine, ASP search engine, JavaScript search engine, Windows indexer, spider indexing, offline indexing,  easy to use, free search engineZoom allows you to add a PHP-based search engine to your website, that is ideal for any Apache or IIS web server with PHP (5.0 or higher) support.

Zoom is an easy to use, self-contained solution, that provides efficient and powerful searching features with:

  • No external web service required
  • No complicated database setup and installation procedure
  • No third-party database requirements such as MySQL, Postgres, etc.
  • No migration issues (simply copy the files to another machine and it will work)
  • No script editing required (although you are free to, if desired)
  • No advertising or banners
  • Support for up to 65,000 page using PHP. (Up to 1 Million pages with the CGI option)

Zoom can generate a PHP search script for your own websiteYou can select the PHP option by simply selecting the radio button in Zoom before indexing. The one Zoom package supports all five script platform options.

If your web server does not support PHP, or you are considering an offline solution (such as searching on a CD-ROM), take a look at the ASP, JavaScript, or CGI options.

System Requirements for PHP Zoom

To index your website, you will require a computer that is

  • Either a Windows PC or Mac (or a Linux server)
  • With at least 128 MB of memory (more memory is required to index larger sites)
  • And at least 50 megabytes of available disk space

To host and offer online searching using PHP, you will need:

  • A web server with PHP (4.0 or higher) installed (both PHP4 and PHP5 are now supported).
  • Server-side write permissions for logging of search results (optional)

Other platform options supported

Zoom can also search on the following platforms, at the click of a button:

Or go back to the main page and find out more about Zoom.