Commit 97175219 authored by Markus Heiser's avatar Markus Heiser

Minor improvements of the HTML *about* page

Signed-off-by: default avatarMarkus Heiser <markus.heiser@darmarit.de>
parent 809e6f79
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<h2>Technical details - How does it work?</h2>
<p>
Searx is a <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metasearch_engine">metasearch engine</a>,
inspired by the <a href="https://beniz.github.io/seeks/">seeks project</a>.
It provides basic privacy by mixing your queries with searches on other
platforms without storing search data. Queries are made using a POST request
on every browser (except chrome*). Therefore they show up in neither our
logs, nor your url history. In case of Chrome* users there is an exception,
searx uses the search bar to perform GET requests.
Searx can be added to your browser's search bar; moreover, it can be set as
the default search engine.
</p>
<h2>Why use searx?</h2>
<ul>
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better. See more on <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx">github</a>.
</li>
</ul>
<p>
If you do care about privacy, want to be a conscious user, or otherwise
believe in digital freedom, make searx your default search engine or run it
on your own server
</p>
<h2 id='add to browser'>Can it be set as the default search engine?</h2>
<h2>Technical details - How does it work?</h2>
<p>
Searx is a <a href="https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Metasearch_engine">metasearch engine</a>,
inspired by the <a href="https://beniz.github.io/seeks/">seeks project</a>.
It provides basic privacy by mixing your queries with searches on other
platforms without storing search data. Queries are made using a POST request
on every browser (except chrome*). Therefore they show up in neither our
logs, nor your url history. In case of Chrome* users there is an exception,
searx uses the search bar to perform GET requests.
Searx can be added to your browser's search bar; moreover, it can be set as
the default search engine.
</p>
<h2 id='add to browser'>How to set as the default search engine?</h2>
<dt>Firefox</dt>
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searx as a search engine on any version of Firefox! (javascript required)
</dd>
<h2>How to debug engines?</h2>
<h2>Where to find anonymous usage statistics of this instance ?</h2>
<p>
<a href="{{ url_for('stats') }}">Stats page</a> contains some useful data about the engines used.
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<p>
Searx appreciates your concern regarding logs, so take the
code from the <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx">orgin searx projekct</a> and
code from the <a href="https://github.com/asciimoo/searx">orgin searx project</a> and
run it yourself!
</p>
<p>
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