Yet another BlogEngine.NET feature that I love

A while ago, Al Nyveldt wrote a post on 5 things he loves about BlogEngine.Net  and I totally agree with him on all the 5 and more coming in the future releases,  Mads Kristensen too wrote and made a video on a the widget framework on a nice feature coming up in the next version of blogengine.net.

BlogEngine.Net is built to take advantage of standards, one standard I loved that is implemented in BlogEngine is the OpenSearch 
standard.[more]

The cool thing about this standard is that modern browsers are able to detect it and have the option to add the search through the blog.

Internet explorer 7  firefox 2

The opensearch standard is an xml document written in a special format you can see mine here.

And when I search through the browser I am sent to this :

search

So to implement opensearch in your site, (should have something to search in) you need to do these 2 steps.

  1. Build an opensearch format xml file.
  2. Attach the file from your homepage using the appropriate tag in the head section, like the following.
<link title="Amr Elsehemy's Weblog" type="application/opensearchdescription+xml" 
href="http://www.amrelsehemy/opensearch.axd" rel="search"/>

Thats All.

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5 Responses to Yet another BlogEngine.NET feature that I love

  1. Paul Kohler says:

    Thats so simple – I love it!
    Thanks for the tip, PK :-)

  2. Codes Web says:

    thanks you

  3. Andre Tagesgeld says:

    BlogEngine.NET rocks – it´s just an awesome project, that implemented lots of great ideas

  4. Alquma says:

    Buen tip gracias,

  5. jajatibadu says:

    Thsnks. It seems kool

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