PHP Search Engine

PHP Search Engine

Advanced PHP Search Engine using Bing API system, it gives you results for Web, Images, Videos, also supports lots of operands like “site:”, “link:” etc, have various features like “Safe Search”, and more… the design is based on Metro UI, but you can modify how ever you want, because it uses .html files for template.


  • Safe Search feature (Off, Moderate, Strict)
  • No server load (Results returned from Bing via Bing Search API)
  • “more from…” for each results
  • Supports various operands (Like “”, “” and so on…)
  • Web, Images, Videos and News Search
  • Filtering system for Images, Videos and News
  • 3 html widget spots
  • Cross Browser compatible
  • and more…


    Update 1.7 [12/3/2015]
  • Updated the background image
  • Added dynamic copyright year
  • Update 1.6 [5/3/2015]
  • Added title tags for the dedicated Web, Images, Videos and News search pages
  • Added sub-folder installation support
  • Migration from MySQL (deprecated in higher PHP versions) to MySQLi
  • Fixed an issue where html tags would be allowed on filters
  • Improved the Admin Panel
  • Other minor improvements
  • Update 1.5 [6/26/2012]
  • Fixed a bug where in some cases the ‘site:’ or other operands would’t work. (files affected: web.php, videos.php, images.php and news.php from ‘sources’ folder.
  • Update 1.4 [6/20/2012]
  • Added back support for cyrillic letters and other types.
  • Update 1.3 [6/19/2012]
  • Migrating the script to Azure Cloud (Microsoft will end Bing API in 1 August, so this was a “must” change as they adviced.
  • Added the following filters to Images: Small, Medium, Large, Square, Wide, Tall, Colored, Monochrome, Photo, Graphics, Face, Portrait, Other.
  • Added the following filters to Videos: Short, Average, Long, Standard, Widescreen, Low – Medium – High Resolutions.
  • Added the following filters to News: Entertainment, Health, Politics, Sports, World, Sci/Tech, Date, Relevance.
  • Improved the design by making it more “Metro” like, also improved the welcome page and fixed several bugs which could appear on high resolution monitors.
  • Update 1.2 [5/15/2012]
  • Added website preview to the web results.
  • Changed the behaviour of the ‘web, images, videos, news’ link on the search results.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.
  • Improved layout.
  • Update 1.1 [5/14/2012]
  • Added News search option.
  • Added running time for Videos search.
  • Fixed some minor bugs.
  • Note: It requires a Bing Search API Key (From Azure Marketplace, it’s free), you can create one for free at, allow_url_fopen enabled, and OpenSSL, also the script must be installed on a domain/subdomain.