ATG Search is often used alongside other ATG applications, such as Knowledge and Commerce. These products use form handlers to send queries to and receive responses from the Search client. The information sent and received includes a wide array of parameters that can be used to affect the results of the search. It is important for developers and implementers working with Search installations to understand what these parameters are, and what impact they have on a query and response.

This document describes in detail the Search query types and response data, and also provides an introductory description of ATG Search technology.

This chapter includes the following sections:

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