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1. (WO2005111787) A METHOD FOR INDEXING AND SEARCHING GEOCODED PAGES OF A WEB SITE

Pub. No.:    WO/2005/111787    International Application No.:    PCT/US2005/015435
Publication Date: Nov 24, 2005 International Filing Date: May 4, 2005
IPC: G06F 17/00
G06F 17/30
Applicants: XIA, Xiongwu
Inventors: XIA, Xiongwu
Title: A METHOD FOR INDEXING AND SEARCHING GEOCODED PAGES OF A WEB SITE
Abstract:
A local search engine geographically indexes information for searching by identifying a geocoded web page of a web site and identifying at least one geocodable web page of the web site. The system identifies a geocode contained within content of the geocoded web page of the web site. The geocode indicates a physical location of an entity associated with the web site. The system indexes content of the geocoded web page and content of the geocodable web page. The indexing including associating the geocode contained within content of the geocoded web page to the indexed content of the geocoded web page and the geocodable web page to allow geographical searching of the content of the web pages.