We’re now powering the site search on Danny Sullivan’s Search Engine Land. Danny has requested a slightly different format to normal – with the facets at the bottom. You can get to them by clicking the more options link beside the sorting options:
Most of our customers have the facets either at the top, or the left hand side. Those that want to conserve space will either use drop down for the facets or use java script to hide them (e.g. see Edwin Watts). Danny’s approach is different but not one I would recommend to most of our customers – almost no one uses the facets at the bottom of the search engine land page.
Search Engine Land is a relatively new site. Danny started it when he left Search Engine Watch late last year. Because it is new it doesn’t have that much content yet – but is getting bigger every day. It is interesting watching the top search terms. iCrossing has been popular – mainly because they were having a few issues with the company and Danny inadvertently gave people a forum to vent their frustrations in the Searcharazzi section. Disapointingly he shut it down – things were getting interesting.
Danny is the long time coordinator of the Search Engine Strategies show. Next week is the San Jose show. This is going to be the last one that Danny will be organizing. We will be exhibiting there and would love to see you if you’re at the show.