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Thunderstone Releases Version 17

July 14, 2016
Thunderstone Releases Version 17

New search features include

Drop in search interface
It is now easier to add a search interface to a website by embedding some simple HTML code into a web page. Using Javascript and AJAX the search interface and result pages are created without needing to create several custom pages and actions on your website.
link: syntax
Search users can now use the link: syntax to find pages that link to a specific page.
Unprimer URLs
If the crawler needs to logout from a website or take another actions at the end of the crawl an unprimer URL can be specified that behaves similar to the primer URL for logging in at the start of a crawl.
Other fixes
Miscellaneous other bug fixes and enhancements to the crawl and search interfaces.


Search Appliance Version 17 is available to all Search Appliance and Parametric Search Appliance customers who have a current maintenance plan by following the menu System / System Setup / Update Software.

Webinator Version 17 is available to all Webinator customers who have a current maintenance plan by contacting Thunderstone.

For 35 years Thunderstone Software has been dedicated to providing the best search solutions possible to government, corporate, and non-profit customers, with exceptional service and devotion to finding the right solution for the customer.

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