Assignment 26: A Possible Answer


<script language="JavaScript">

function Gofindit(){

alert("Going to Search...");

       var searchfor = document.formsearch.findthis.value;    


       var FullSearchUrl = "http://webcrawler.com/cgi-bin/WebQuery?searchText=" + searchfor ;

location.href = FullSearchUrl;



<form name="formsearch">

Search Webcrawler for: <input  name="findthis" type="text">

<input type="button" value="Go Find It" onClick="Gofindit()">



Gives you this:

Search Webcrawler for:


     Once you know the address of the search engine, then it should be fairly easy. But how do you get it? All I did was go to a search engine, do a search and copy the address from the Location bar. Ta Da!

     Since you want the alert to pop up before the search occurs, make sure it's first in the run.


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