Unnamed repository; edit this file 'description' to name the repository.
commit: d6c8987575d94b56b6b877e552de99fa0c62ba98
parent: ad72c16050932ac5c71e27e4199582b5de38b561
Author: asciimoo <asciimoo@gmail.com>
Date:   Fri, 17 Jan 2014 16:22:30 +0100

[enh] about page updates


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diff --git a/searx/templates/about.html b/searx/templates/about.html @@ -4,49 +4,44 @@ <div class="row"> <h1>About <a href="/">searx</a></h1> - <p>Searx is a <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metasearch_engine">metasearch engine</a> inspired by the <a href="http://seeks-project.info/">seeks-project</a>. - <br />It tries to provide basic privacy by mixing your queries with those from others while avoiding storing search data. For all browsers (except chrom*) queries are made using a POST request. Thus they don't show up in our logs, nor in your url history. For Chrom* users there is an exception, searx is used from the search bar, it issues GET requests. - <br />You can add it to your browsers search bar and even make it your default search engine. + <p>Searx is a <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metasearch_engine">metasearch engine</a>, aggregating the results of other <a href="/engines">search engines</a> while not storing information about its users. </p> - <h2>What makes searx different</h2> + <h2>Why use Searx?</h2> <ul> - <li>No ads - searx is Free Software (free-as-in-freedom), funded by your donations</li> - <li>Privacy - tries to minimalize the digital footprint of the searches</li> - <li>Optionally self hosted - see the <a href="#faq">FAQ</a></li> - <li>Easy to add new engines/categories</li> + <li>Maybe Searx won’t offer you as personalised results as Google, but it doesn't make a profile about you</li> + <li>Searx doesn't care about what you search, never shares anything with a third party, and it can't be used to compromise you</li> + <li>Searx doesn't make money on ads and it isn't customised based on your interests. You get the pure search results</li> + <li>Searx is a free software, the code is 100% open and you can help to make it better. See more on <a href="https://gmail.com/asciimoo/searx">github</a></li> </ul> + <p>If you do care about privacy, want to be a conscious user, moreover believe + in digital freedom, make Searx your default search engine or run it on your own server</p> -<h2>Engines</h2> +<h2>Technical details - How does it work?</h2> -{% for (categ,search_engines) in categs %} - <h3>{{ categ.capitalize() }}</h3> - <ul> - {% for search_engine in search_engines %} - {% if not search_engine.private %} - <li>{{ search_engine.name }}</li> - {% endif %} - {% endfor %} - </ul> -{% endfor %} -<p>Please add more engines to this list, pull requests are welcome!</p> +<p>Searx appreciates your suspicion regarding logs, so take the <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx">code</a> and run it yourself! <br />Add your Searx to this <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx/wiki/Searx-instances">list</a> to help other people to have privacy and make the Internet freer! +<br />The more decentralized the Internet is, the more freedom we have!</p> -<h2><a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx/wiki/Searx-instances">Running public instances</a></h2> +<hr /> <h2 id="faq">FAQ</h2> -<h3>Trust</h3> -<p>It's ok if you don't trust us regarding the logs, <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx">take the code</a> and run it yourself! decentralize!</p> + <h3>How to add to firefox?</h3> <p><a href="#" onclick="window.external.AddSearchProvider(window.location.protocol + '//' + window.location.host + '/opensearch.xml')">Install</a> searx as a search engine on any version of Firefox! (javascript required)</p> + <h2 id="dev_faq">Developer FAQ</h2> + <h3>New engines?</h3> <ul> <li>Edit your engines.cfg, see <a href="https://raw.github.com/asciimoo/searx/master/engines.cfg_sample">sample config</a></li> <li>Create your custom engine module, check the <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx/blob/master/examples/basic_engine.py">example engine</a></li> </ul> <p>Don't forget to restart searx after config edit!</p> -<h3>WSGI support?</h3> -<p><a href="https://about.okhin.fr/posts/Searx/">Okhin wrote</a> a great and detailed article about the setup.</p> + +<h3>Installation/WSGI support?</h3> +<p>See the <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx/wiki/Installation">installation and setup</a> wiki page</p> + <h3>How to debug engines?</h3> <p><a href="/stats">Stats page</a> contains some useful data about the used engines.</p> + </div> {% endblock %}