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Item Search - Description

Item Search provides search of item information contained in the Item Information Dataset (IID). Searches may be restricted by item category, subcategory and/or manufacture.


Invocation is supported via POST passing text to search for, and optionally passing item category (department), subcategory, manufacture and search all categories (departments) as input. Item Search Controls are supported by both static HTML pages and dynamic page templates used by JHZ-CS Page Generators. When used with JHZ-CS Page Generators, Item Search input parameters category, subcategory, manufacture are automatically generated by simply including the Item Search special markup within templates.

Output Results

Results are sorted by numbers of matches per item and formatted using a customizable template. Template processing supports automatic generation of:

Server Requirements:

  • OS: Unix, Linux, Macintosh OS X® and Windows®
  • HTTP 1.x with CGI (Common Gateway Interface) PERL 5.x (check with your ISP or Server Administrator; this requirement is typically supported on most systems)
  • Optional: SENDMAIL (supported Unix/Linux/OS X platforms), or PERL NET:SMTP (available from CPAN, commonly used on Windows® OS) SMTP installed and configured. This optional requirement supports automatic email notification to the webmaster when execution errors are detected.
  • Optional: For configurations using an RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) data source requires a supported RDBMS, the PERL DBI module and the RDBMS specific DBD module to be previously installed and configured

JHZ-CS Solutions are offered exclusively under the terms and conditions of the JHZ-CS Software License Agreement.