Searching Google with the Google API

This ??rticl?? c??v??rs p??rf??rming s????rch qu??ri??s ??n G????gl?? using th??ir ??PI. This m????ns y??u c??n tr??nsp??r??ntly run ?? G????gl?? s????rch in th?? b??ckgr??und, ??nd th??n pr??s??nt th?? r??sults t?? y??ur us??rs h??w??v??r y??u w??nt t??.

Th?? G????gl?? ??PI is ?? S????P w??b s??rvic??. S????P (Simpl?? ??bj??ct ??cc??ss Pr??t??c??l) is ??n XML sch??m?? us??d f??r c??lling ?? r??m??t?? pr??c??dur??s (usu??lly) ??v??r th?? w??b. In this c??s??, th?? r??m??t?? pr??c??dur?? is G????gl?? s????rch.

T?? ??chi??v?? this, th??r?? ??r?? ?? f??w things w?? firstly n????d:

1. ?? G????gl?? lic??ns?? k??y ????? This is y??ur ??wn k??y f??r ??cc??ss th?? G????gl?? w??b s??rvic??. T?? g??t y??ur k??y, visit th?? G????gl?? ??PIs p??g?? ??nd cr????t?? ??n ??cc??unt.
2. NuS????P ????? This is ?? S????P t????lkit f??r PHP. Using this s??v??s us ??ll th?? h??ssl?? ??f d????ling dir??ctly with S????P w??b s??rvic??s. D??wnl????d fr??m S??urc??F??rg??.
In this ??rticl??, w?? ??r?? g??ing t?? cr????t?? ?? singl?? PHP script c??ll??d g????gl??.php, t?? simply d??m??nstr??t?? h??w t?? qu??ry G????gl??. H??p??fully using this inf??rm??ti??n, y??u will b?? ??bl?? t?? c??m?? up with m??r?? ??dv??nc??d w??ys ??f using th?? ??PI.

Th?? G????gl?? ??PI d????s ??ff??r qu??rying ??f th??ir c??ch??, ??s w??ll ??s sp??lling r??qu??sts, h??w??v??r, this ??rticl?? c??v??rs ??nly p??rf??rming s????rch??s. If y??u????r?? int??r??st??d in th??s?? ??th??r typ??s ??f qu??ri??s, y??u????r?? b??st ??f r????ding th?? ??PI r??f??r??nc?? guid??.

To be continued…

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