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Results different to Bing web site

Thread began 8/19/2011 9:56 am by nibo | Last modified 8/19/2011 2:04 pm by nibo | 3233 views | 3 replies


Thanks for the reply Jason.

I had read about the Source Type parameter, however I was happy to have "Web" as the default. As a test I added both News and Images to the query and got the following results:

Sources=Web+News: Works as before.
Sources=Web+Images: Invalid API Key.
Sources=Web+News+Images: Invalid API Key.
Sources=News: An unknown error has occurred.
Sources=Images: Invalid API Key.

Sadly couldn't see any examples in that link to MSDN of how to add the parameter, however I guessed at "&Market=en-GB" which I placed at the end of the query string, however it did not change the results.

I've implemented those changes and all working great. In fact I changed the highlight from <strong> to a CSS style to change the background colour.

All those extra touches are great, however if I can't get the results that the API is returning to better match the results that I'd get from a search then sadly I can't see the Bing Search Toolkit being of any use to me on the site I am developing.

I've read many other people posting online that the API returns results that are significantly different from What is WebAssist's comment on this situation and what is the solution?

Thanks again.

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