Live Search Box Updates

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Earlier today, I talked about Live Search and how to add a Live Search Box to your website. In those posts, I talked about the 3-step wizard that allows you to easily add the Advanced Search Box to your site and the fact that it doesn’t allow... Read more

Virtual Earth Interactive SDK

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With the release of the Virtual Earth 6 API, there is a new Interactive SDK that goes along with it. If you haven’t seen the Interactive SDK, it’s a great way to learn the VE API using a “show and tell” model. The SDK shows a list of the... Read more

Adding a Live Search Box to your website

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As I was adding the Live Search Box to my blog, I realized that it wasn’t entirely clear how to find the page that explains how to do this. The actual main link is on the Live Search homepage and is the “For Webmasters”... Read more

Virtual Earth v6

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A few days ago, Microsoft released a pretty major upgrade to Live Search Maps with the release of the Virtual Earth 6 API. There are some pretty cool enhancements, and, with the exception of two bugs found by Joe Healy, is as simple as change the “v=5”... Read more

Live Search

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At the end of September, Microsoft launched a major upgrade to Live Search that makes it faster and easier to use. Some of the areas that have been improved are: Relevance: The size of the Live Search index has quadrupled, which means more correct results for searches. Enhanced... Read more