OpenSearch loveliness please!

3 posts, 1 answers
  1. Mac
    Mac avatar
    36 posts
    Member since:
    Nov 2006

    Posted 26 Nov 2008 Link to this post

    Hello my telerik chums,

    Please please please implement OpenSearch on your forums, it's oh so simple it'll only take you a few seconds! Go on you know you want to....

    Xml file (OpenSearch.xml)  
     
    <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8" ?> 
    <OpenSearchDescription xmlns="http://a9.com/-/spec/opensearch/1.1/">  
        <ShortName>My Search Name</ShortName>    
        <Description>My Search Description</Description> 
        <Url type="text/html" method="get" template="http://myUrl/search.aspx?q={searchTerms}"/>   
        <Image width="16" height="16">http://myUrl/favicon.ico</Image>    
        <InputEncoding>UTF-8</InputEncoding>    
        <SearchForm>http://myUrl/search.aspx</SearchForm> 
    </OpenSearchDescription> 

    Your forum template page add the following in the <head> tag



    <
    link rel="search" type="application/opensearchdescription+xml" href="~/opensearch.xml" title="My Search"



    Eh voila, now I can whack you into my IE search provider list (or firefoxy)!
    Job Done :)

    Wondering what the heck OpenSearch does?
    See http://www.opensearch.org/Home for info.

    Toodles
    Mac.
  2. Kaloyan Simeonov
    Admin
    Kaloyan Simeonov avatar
    5 posts

    Posted 26 Nov 2008 Link to this post

    Hi Mac,

    Thanks for your suggestion. Actually we have already planned this feature for our site, not only for our forums. We hope we will be able to implement it in the near future.

    Your suggestions are always welcome and we deeply appreciate that!
     

    Sincerely yours,
    Kaloyan
    the Telerik team

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  3. Answer
    Martin
    Admin
    Martin avatar
    2 posts

    Posted 06 Mar 2009 Link to this post

    Mac,

    OpenSearch is now implemented in telerik.com.

    To add telerik.com to your browser search box...

    1. Go to telerik.com,
    2. Expand the search box,
    3. Choose "Add Search Providers" and select the search options you would like to use.

    Internet Explorer: telerik.com is available in the search box options


    Once again, we want to thank you for your suggestion.


    Kind regards,
    Martin
    the Telerik team

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