Sphider-plus version 4.2021b - The PHP Search Engine

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[ Change Log Summary ]


- Actual release:    4.2021b

- Former versions:

          Version 4.2021a

          Version 3.2020d       Version 3.2020c

          Version 3.2020b       Version 3.2020a

          Version 3.2019c

          Version 3.2019b       Version 3.2019a

          Version 3.2018b       Version 3.2018a

          Version 3.2017b        Version 3.2017a


          Version 3.2016d        Version 3.2016c

          Version 3.2016b        Version 3.2016a


          Version 3.2015e        Version 3.2014c

          Version 3.2015d        Version 3.2014b

          Version 3.2015c        Version 3.2014a

          Version 3.2015b        Version 3.2013b

          Version 3.2015a        Version 3.2013a



- Older versions:


          Version 2.9          Version 1.9

          Version 2.8          Version 1.8

          Version 2.7          Version 1.7

          Version 2.6          Version 1.6

          Version 2.5          Version 1.5

          Version 2.4          Version 1.4

          Version 2.3          Version 1.3

          Version 2.2          Version 1.2

          Version 2.1          Version 1.1

          Version 2.0          Version 1.0


Version: 3.2020a

Release date: January 01, 2020

Build up with Sphider: v.1.3.5


New option:

Continuous amount of search results presented per page.

Range selectable between 1 and 100 results per page

To be defined in: Settings => Search Settings


New option:

For single results, don't present result listing, but jump direct to result URL

To be activated in: Settings => Search Settings


New web service to create web shot thumbnails of each indexed page. Will be presented individually for each search result. For details about the new web service, please notice chapter 5.7 of the readme.pdf documentation.


Improved algorithm for 'wildcard' search function.


Updated algorithm to extract ID3 tags.


Bug fixed in option 'Use private sitemap instead of global sitemap.xml'.


Some small bugs fixed.


Prepared to work in PHP7.4 environment.



Involved folders and files that have been modified / added for this release:










.../admin/getid3/all files