On April 21st Google launched a search algorithm update that affects the mobile version of Google search results (what you see when you conduct a Google search on your mobile device). The updated algorithm increases the relevance of mobile-optimized websites in search results, and in effect, penalizes websites that it deems not mobile friendly. This change is not a surprise; Google announced it several months ago, but your search rankings will now start to feel the impact....Read More
Systems Alliance Blog
Visitors know exactly what they want when they arrive at your site. Whether to research the newest breakthroughs in cancer treatment or to get the most popular article on “how to remodel your house”, visitors need to be able to find what they are looking for… and fast. One of the best ways to empower people to navigate the wealth of information your site has to offer is through search. The SiteExecutive team understands the importance of site search and has gone through great effort to create a rich, powerful, and relevant search application in version 2013 EP1....Read More
What is Apache SOLR?
With large corporations like Google and Microsoft dominating the search industry, SOLR isn’t something that normally comes to mind when you think about search. So then why are companies such as Netflix and Adobe switching over to the Solr engine? Here are 5 reasons you should get excited about this powerful search engine:...Read More