Each variation of Sphider has a variation in changes made. Updates to the original Sphider (as released by Ando Saabas) appears by default. You may also view the the PDO or MB forks.


Sphider-MB

Sphider 3.1.1-MB, release date 16 May 2019
    Improved unicode performance by eliminating the need for the removeAccents
      function, which proved to be inefficient and problematic (RAP)

    Changed files:
      admin/db_backup.php
      admin/install.php
      admin/spiderfuncs.php
      admin/update_version_number.php
      include/commonfuncs.php
      include/searchfuncs.php
      sql/tables.sql/tables

Sphider 3.1.1-MB, release date 16 May 2019
    Improved unicode performance by eliminating the need for the removeAccents
      function, which proved to be inefficient and problematic (RAP)

    Changed files:
      admin/db_backup.php
      admin/install.php
      admin/spiderfuncs.php
      admin/update_version_number.php
      include/commonfuncs.php
      include/searchfuncs.php
      sql/tables.sql/tables

Sphider 3.1.0-MB, release date 13 May 2019
    Merge the capabilities of Sphider 2.4.x with Sphider 3.0.0-MB,
      eliminating the mbstring extension requirement (RAP)
    Eliminated using multibyte functions places they were not necessary (RAP)
    Eliminated issue with too-short words were still being indexed (RAP)
    Eliminated storing of duplicate words because of leading or trailing
      apostrophes or hyphens(RAP)
    Added removal of left and right double quotes from word indexing (RAP)
    Corrected a problem of inconsistent Sphider module encoding (RAP)
    Eliminated issue of utf-8 text possibly being misidentified as Windows-1252
      or Latin-1 (RAP)
    Improved unicode performance of the removeAccents() function (RAP)
    Eliminated use of http-equiv to define charset in admin and search (RAP)
    Improved indexing of meta descriptions (RAP)
    Fixed problem with search page causing an error (RAP)
    Improved highlighting of search term in the url (RAP)
    Clarified setting explanation on the settings tab (RAP)

    Changed files (in relation to 3.0.0-MB):
      admin/admin.php
      admin/db_backup.php
      admin/configset.php
      admin/install.php
      admin/rss_spider.php
      admin/spider.php
      admin/spiderfuncs.php
      common_template/header.php
      common_template/search_results.php
      include/commonfuncs.php
      include/searchfuncs.php
      include/stem_class.php
      js_suggest/suggest.php
      language/am-language.php
      language/cs-language.php
      language/da-language.php
      language/de-language.php
      language/es-language.php
      language/et-language.php
      language/fi-language.php
      language/fr-language.php
      language/hu-language.php
      language/nl-language.php
      language/no-language.php
      language/pt-language.php
      language/sk-language.php
      language/sq-language.php
      language/sv-language.php
      language/tr-language.php
      sql/tables.sql/tables
      search.php

    New file:
      admin/version_update.php

    Deleted file:
      admin/update_version_number.php

Sphider 3.0.0-MB, release date 29 April 2019
    Sphider 3-MB is a multi-byte string enabled fork of Sphider 2.4.x

    What has NOT changed (directories and files)
      /calendar/*
      /languages/*
      /templates/*
      /admin/
        admin.css
        dbmain.js
        ext.txt
        index.html
      common_template/
        footer.php
      include/
        common.txt
        detectmobilebrowser.php
        simple_html_dom.php
        stem_class.php
      js_suggest/;
        autocomplete.css
        autocomplete.js
      settings/
        database.php
      install.txt
      sphider-logo.png

    The database structure is unchanged from Sphider 2.4.x,
      although you may want to update the version number. A
      utility is provided. (update_version_number.php)