November 24th, 2003

searchtools.com

Product Report: Fluffy Search

This is an off-site copy of the corresponding Product report page on the SearchTools.com website, and it is designed to allow you to comment on the product and/or the reporting. For more information about the topic of search and tools visit SearchTools.com where you can browse many articles, in-depth analysis and overviews of external resources.

Fluffy Search

Product Information

Platform: Perl CGI
Price: free (unsupported)

Features

  • Match word highlighting
  • Frame-aware
  • Rules for indexing and excluding file system directories

Examples

searchtools.com

Product Search: FizzyLab Relevator

This is an off-site copy of the corresponding Product report page on the SearchTools.com website, and it is designed to allow you to comment on the product and/or the reporting. For more information about the topic of search and tools visit SearchTools.com where you can browse many articles, in-depth analysis and overviews of external resources.

FizzyLab Relevator

Warning: this product is no longer being maintained or updated and the company has closed.

Platform: remote service
Price: contact company, clickthrough fee and monthly fee can go up to $10,000

Features

  • Finds relevant documents, similar to the one the user is reading
  • Can work across a network of related sites
  • Does not require any file tagging or markup
  • Sends email notifications of similar documents when they are published
  • Can display related product information as well

Articles & Reviews

  • A Web Site With Fizz The Industry Standard, September 11, 2000 by James Fallows
    Glowing praise for the relevance technology by an eminent writer who tested it himself and gives it his "Intelligent Software" award.

  • SPECIAL REPORT: Cutting Edge Ecommerce Solutions for Content Sites, FizzyLab & Nexchange ContentBiz.com, July 24, 2000
    General information about the software and costs.

  • FizzyLab decants Web searches LocalBusiness.com, March 15, 2000 by Jeanne Lang Jone
    Background on the founders and technology.