Sphider-plus version 4.2021b - The PHP Search Engine

All required information.

[ Change Log Summary ]

- Actual release: 4.2021b

- Former versions:

Version 2.9

Version 2.8

Version 2.7

Version 2.6

Version 2.5

Version 2.4

Version 2.3

Version 2.2

Version 2.1

Version 2.0



- Older versions:

Version 1.9

Version 1.8

Version 1.7

Version 1.6

Version 1.5

Version 1.4

Version 1.3

Version 1.2

Version 1.1

Version 1.0

Version 1.2

Build up with Sphider v.1.3.4.b


UTF-8 support for (nearly) all charsets.

- Selectable in Admin settings the translation into UTF-8 charset can be enabled.

- Index and search functionality for Unicode.

- Please notice the important information and details to be found in chapter: UTF-8 Support and 'Preferred Charset'

Individual preferred charset.

- Charset for result page can be defined in Admin settings.

- This option will be overwritten by the UTF-8 option.

Use of 'Default results per page' (10, 20, 30, 50) also for Sites table in Admin section.

Use of 'Default results per page' (10, 20, 30, 50) also for Link search (site:).

Included PHP version check before admin.php could be used.

Translated Danish language file. Thanks to Brian Jorgensen

Media files excluded from index/re-index procedure.

Enlarged file list in .../admin/ext.txt

Improvements and bug fixes in:

- 'Admin settings' dialog

- 'Did you mean' option

- !strict search

- Converter for non-HTML files

- Site search (site:)

- Addurl suggest form


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












.../converter/charsets/ all files




.../language/ all files