[NOTE: The site is still available, but does not offer any results anymore.]

Qksearch was a British meta search engine with many personalization options (color, font size, keyword highlight and more). The search engine ran from August 2003 to 2016, offering country-specific websites for the UK, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain. In addition to web search, they offered a search for images, music, news, jobs, auctions, a forum search, a search for government and medical information, and a children's search engine. According to the real-time search function, the last action took place on August 31, 2016.

Language English, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish

Launched 2003
Closed August 31, 2016 (14-07-2016 - Expired Date)

Developer Hossain, A. & A. Brown

Country of Origin UK

2003 - [...] qkSearch

Topic Universal

Region No Limitation

Technical functionalities
Meta SeEn
Clustering SeEn
Blended results SeEn

Used SeEn Unknown

Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite

»calls itself a 3-in-1 meta search engine by providing clustering search, split search and blended search« Source

Real-Time Search Monitor Source


quick search

Critical points

Features & Functionality

Advanced search, layout personalization, sorting, analysing, real time search viewer and more Source


References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN): n.a.
Wikipedia (Others): n.a.

Other Sources

Created: 2013-03-16