Each variation of Sphider has a variation in changes made. The original Sphider (as released by Ando Saabas) appears by default. You may also view the by the PDO fork, the SQlite fork, or the PostgreSQL fork.


Sphider for PostgreSQL

Sphider for PostgreSQL is no longer being updated. Version 2.1.0 was the final anticipated relase.

Sphider 2.1.0-PDO, release date 23 November 2018
    Found wildcard search was broken, fixed it (RAP)
    Found the negate search broken, fixed it (RAP)

    Changed files:
      admin/db_backup.php
      admin/install.php
      admin/update_rollup.php
      include/commonfuncs.php
      sql/tables.php


Sphider 2.0.2-PDO, release date 15 November 2018
    Code cleanup (RAP)
    Purged ^M characters (RAP)
    Resolved a few issues caused by the release of 2.0.1! (RAP)
    Updated to later version of jquery, 3.3.1 (RAP)

    Changed files:
      admin/db_backup.php
      admin/install.php
      admin/spider.php
      admin/update_rollup.php
      sql/tables.sql
      templates/*/header.html
        (x6)(in templates/air, dark, earth, fire, standard, water)
      search.php
      search-161.php

Sphider 2.0.1-PDO, release date 13 November 2018
    Fixed coding errors in error handling routines (RAP)

    Changed files:
      admin/rss_spider.php
      admin/spider.php
      search.php

Sphider 2.0.0-PDO, release date 26 October 2017
    Changed some potentially problematic code (RAP)
    Improved indexing reliability for pages encoded in other than latin-1 or utf-8 (RAP)
    Fixed a problem with Reindex All (RAP)
    Improved responsiveness of "phrase" searches (RAP)
    Avoided potential problem in "and" and "or" searches (RAP)
    Fixed a PHP7.1 issue with "too few arguments" for a function (RAP)
    Added indexing of RSS feeds and associated search (RAP)
    Integrated Image Indexing into the main spider (RAP)
    Uncluttered the main search screen when multiple domains are present (RAP)
    Integrated main search, RSS search, and image search to a single tabbed page (RAP)
      (Retained search.php from Sphider 1.6.1 as search-161.php for those who
      desire only a simple content search - slightly modified to stay compatible
      with other 2.0.0 code changes. To be useful, it needs to be renamed to
      search.php with the distributed search.php renamed to NEWsearch.php.)
    Renamed some language files to conform with ISO standards (RAP)
        (ISO renames):
         alb- to sq-, cns- to zh_cn-, cnt- to zh_tw-, cz- to cs-,
         ee- to et-, si- to sl-, swa- to sw-, se- to sv-
    Created Danish and Norwegian language files (RAP)
    Updated code to come closer to "best PHP coding practices" (PSR-2) (RAP)
      (This entailed renaming many of the functions to meet standards rcommendations.)
    Removed several unused functions (RAP)
    Updated to later version of jquery, 2.2.4 (RAP)

    Changed files
      admin/admin.css
      admin/admin.php
      admin/auth.php
      admin/configset.php
      admin/db_backup.php
      admin/db_main.php
      admin/dbmain.js
      admin/install.php
      admin/messages.php
      admin/spider.php
      admin/spiderfuncs.php
      admin/update_rollup.php
      common_template/categories.php
      common_template/footer.php
      common_template/img_search_form.php (new if it doesn't exist)
      common_template/img_search_results.php (new if it doesn't exist)
      common_template/search_form.php
      common_template/search_results.php
      include/categoryfuncs.php
      include/commonfuncs.php
      include/pstem_class.php
      include/searchfuncs.php
      js_suggest/suggest.php
      settings/conf.php
      settings/database.php
      languages/*-language.php (all changed)
      sql/tables.sql
      templates/*/header.html
        (x6)(in templates/air, dark, earth, fire, standard, water)
      templates/*/search.css
        (x6)(in templates/air, dark, earth, fire, standard, water)
      search.php

    New files
      admin/rss_spider.php
      calendar/* (new folder, sub-folders and files)
      common_template/rss_search_form.php
      common_template/rss_search_results.php
      language/da-language.php (Danish)
      language/no-language.php (Norwegian)

    Deleted files
      images/images.php (if exists)
      images/imgsearchfuncs.php (if exists)
      img_search.php (if exists)
      include/localutils.php
      SII_changelog (if exists)
      SII_Installation_Notes.txt (if exists)

    Moved files
      simple_html_dom.php (/images to /include)(new if not exist)

    Folders
      /tmp (new)
      /images (removed if exists)

[Sphider 1.6.1-PDO only applied to MySQL version]

Sphider 1.6.0-PDO, release date 10 July 2017
    First adaption to PostgreSQL