Could you have a min to go through this project? It's mainly a wordpress project that needs to be built on top of apache Solr.
The purpose of this small project is to build on wordpress, a power local search engine. The main goal of the search engine is first of all to index (crawling/scraping) all local existing websites and retrieve them as search-results based on defined categories. And at second point, the search engine will also acts as advertiser.
The search engine will have a similar layout as google with few differences on colors and categories. The smart power search will obligatory will be built on top of Apache Solr (WPSOLR) for and Nutch or scrapy for data crawling. Thus, all Solr’s features like spell correction, faceting, highlighting, result grouping, auto completion etc. will be covered.
For the first phase, this search engine is addressed for small scale location (country). Based country IP, the website’s visitors will be redirected.