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  1. improve keyword search results in Bing search index

    Bing search results bug.

    Bing search index is listing the wrong webpage for the keyword word search Abrar Qureshi Willowbrook.

    This webpage in the search results does not have my letter to the editor on https://www.comiccrusaders.com/valiant-reveals-an-invigorating-lineup-of-new-series-for-2018-and-beyond-with-livewire-bloodshot-rising-spirit-faith-dreamside-and-more/

    The correct website with my letter to the editor that needs to appear in the search results is https://www.comiccrusaders.com/independent-comics-will-not-survive-without-net-neutrality/

    Screenshot of correct webpage is in the attachment.

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  2. The Bing Image Search API Jupyter notebook fails...

    I'm using the same subscription key that has worked successfully in another session but getting an error flagged as :

    response.raiseforstatus()

    HTTPError Traceback (most recent call last)
    <ipython-input-4-c1121699867c> in <module>()

      4 params  = {&quot;q&quot;: search_term, &quot;license&quot;: &quot;public&quot;, &quot;imageType&quot;: &quot;photo&quot;}
    
    5 response = requests.get(search_url, headers=headers, params=params)

    ----> 6 response.raiseforstatus()

      7 search_results = response.json()
    

    /srv/venv/lib/python3.6/site-packages/requests/models.py in raiseforstatus(self)

    933 
    
    934 if http_error_msg:

    --> 935 raise HTTPError(httperrormsg, response=self)

    936 
    
    937 def close(self):

    HTTPError: 401 Client Error: Access Denied for url: https://api.cognitive.microsoft.com/bing/v7.0/images/search?q=kidney&license=public&imageType=photo

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  3. Pass multiple search terms with single "intitle:"

    It would be great if we can pass multiple search terms with single "intitle:" like: intitle: Amazon OR Flipkart OR Alibaba

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  4. Bing News Search API not working for "pt-PT" market

    When invoking the Bing News Search API endpoint for v5.0 and v7.0, results for 'cc=PT' or 'mrkt=pt-PT' are not being returned.

    This is a very important feature for any Microsoft partner working in Portuguese soil. Can this feature be added back?

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  5. verbatim search

    I cannot find a verbatim option in the options of the Bing Search API.
    This is a big problem for me. How do I achieve a verbatim (literal) search?

    The difference in my case is: 12.2 million search results that are irrelevant versus 7 search relevant search results I only get in verbatim mode. The difference is huge.

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  6. Bing Search v7 throwing InsufficientAuthorization for /trendingtopics

    I'm calling the API with a valid key and I get this: StatusCodeError: 403 - {"_type":"ErrorResponse","errors":[{"code":"InsufficientAuthorization","message":"Insufficient authorization to access req
    uested resource.","moreDetails":"TrendingTopics"}]}

    Someone else posted the same issue here: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46926639/bing-api-news-search-for-trending-topics-returns-error-403-forbidden-and-code-i

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  7. Bing Images Search Trending throws error

    The trending endpoint: https://dev.cognitive.microsoft.com/docs/services/56b43f0ccf5ff8098cef3808/operations/56b44b8ccf5ff81038d15ce0

    When I test it with the api console shows this:

    {
    "_type": "ErrorResponse",
    "instrumentation": {},
    "errors": [{

    &quot;code&quot;: &quot;DataSourceErrors&quot;,
    
    &quot;message&quot;: &quot;Please note the Data source and the Data source ErrorCode, then, for more information, refer to the HelpUrl.&quot;,
    &quot;parameter&quot;: &quot;Trending data is not present for your request&quot;

    }]
    }

    If there is a parameter missing, this page doesn't say it.

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  8. Bug report: include subdomains in operator site:domain.com

    Example:
    site:startpagina.nl "coaching" -prikbord

    startpagina.nl is the most importend Dutch directory with 5000+ subdirectories each on a subdomain.
    the query should give back subdomains like: (in Google search).

    http://coaching.startpagina.nl/

    http://coaching-counselling.startpagina.nl/

    http://wandelcoach.startpagina.nl/

    But the query only gives back www. results like:
    https://www.startpagina.nl
    https://www.startpagina.nl/v/maatschappij/onderwijs/vraag/371779/
    https://www.startpagina.nl/v/financien-werk/carriere-werk/vraag/

    The query "site:startkable.nl" does work for site:startkabel.nl that gives back
    subdomains like:
    http://coaching-counselling.startpagina.nl/

    http://wandelcoach.startpagina.nl/

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  9. Bing web search API to search only specific sites

    I wanted to use bing websearch for website. The search should include only the site which i am specifying. I am not finding the option to specify the site in cognitive search api. Please help me in including site also as part of search...

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  10. Filter results by date

    I'd like to be able to search news articles and confine the results to a given date range. I suppose it would be best if by date it referred to the date of the article itself, but if that's not possible, the date that Bing recorded the result would work. Currently you can only get a chunk of most recent results and sort them by date. I'd love to be able to search older articles from a given time period. I don't think any other search API has this feature. And the Bing web search only lets you specify a…

    13 votes
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  11. Image Search API. Add searching for specified site when using SimilarImages / SimilarProducts

    Add searching for specified site when using SimilarImages / SimilarProducts. It is already possible to specify the site but it is not taken into account when providing a image to search for similar products.

    It could be a great thing to provide this in order to see what products a specific vendor has that match a specific image.

    2 votes
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  12. cancella tutte le lingue solo utaliano e sw nn si puo max inglese

    Gli haker miaxonvolgono tutte le lingue anche se ne parli 6 anche giapponese mia zia che vice cin me.ma sino haker che lo fanno e dovete fermarli

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  13. Bing news search api category filter

    It would be useful to be able to search a query and only return those results in "Sports" or "Health" categories.

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  14. Better documentation for pagination and returned result in relation with pagination.

    I am using bing cognitive search, but the pagination is not working properly; for example I am posting this to bing API:

    path=/bing/v5.0/search?q=search%20all%20engine&count=5&offset=0&mkt=en-us&safesearch=Off

    but it is not returning 5 results; it returns 9 instead. Also the results are duplicated on page next pages.

    If I change count to 9 and accordingly the offset, then it returns 17 results. Does anyone have any idea what I am doing wrong? How should I do a proper call and pagination when calling bing cognitive search?

    Is there some documentation regarding this problem?

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  15. Bing web search API to search only specific sites

    I'm using Bing web search API for getting articles about health in my Bot. How can I specify in the API which sites(urls) to search? Because sometimes it searches irrelevant sites, like wiki or wikipedia which I don't want to use. I've tried with site: parameter in API but it only gets the first site and ignores the rest urls. Here is the API which I use now: https://api.cognitive.microsoft.com/bing/v5.0/search?q=site:cdc.gov/ NOT site:wikipedia.org/" +url+ "&count=10&offset=0&mkt=en-us&safesearch=Moderate"

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  16. Include Response objects and remove the errors from Swagger file.

    Check http://editor.swagger.io to see the existing errors in the swagger file.

    And it would be nice to be able to see the Response objects in the swagger definition so that we can have the API fully documented and allow us to easily generate client code from it.

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  17. Apparent bug in freshness filter

    The freshness filter appears to filter out many pages that should be included. For example, see this search:
    https://api.cognitive.microsoft.com/bing/v5.0/search?q=iphone site:allentown.craigslist.org&count=10&offset=0&mkt=en-us&safesearch=Moderate&freshness=week

    This can of course be tested in the console: https://dev.cognitive.microsoft.com/docs/services/56b43eeccf5ff8098cef3807/operations/56b4447dcf5ff8098cef380d/console

    There are no results. However, if you remove the freshness=week portion, there are many results even just on the first page that are newer than one week old.

    The extent of the missing results makes the freshness filter almost useless unfortunately.

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  18. Better reporting/communication when API is down

    The search/news API sometimes goes down, it would be helpful if there was an accurate reporting page on the API's status. Or at least a way for users to report that it is down.

    It is currently down right now (2/13/17 10:08pm) and has been having issues for the last couple of hours.

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  19. Web Search snippet should match what is displayed when searching directly on Bing.com

    When I search on Bing.com, the abstract or summary of the webpage displayed on Bing.com does not match the snippet returned by the API. They should match.

    6 votes
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  20. Turkish Language in News API

    Can we have Turkish Language in Bing News API

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