Use MySQL Fulltext for search on your website

This week I have been working on a search engine for my webshop platform. And while a big part of this work is on the layout of the result page, I also have to work on the backend. The backend that I built is using MySQL fulltext indexing. The default MySQL was not optimal for my goals. Some queries don’t return any results. This can can fixed by changing a few config variables in my....

April 10, 2009