APKMirror.com Search

https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=YOUR_SEARCH_TERM

for example:
https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=whatsapp
or
https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=youtube
or
https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s=swiftkey


naturally it would have been better if the website owners were embedding
the following script schema:

<script type="application/ld+json">
{
  "@context":           "http://schema.org"
, "@type":              "WebSite"
, "url":                "https://www.apkmirror.com/"
, "name":               "APKMirror - Free APK Downloads"
, "alternateName":      "Download Free Android APKs #APKPLZ"
, "logo":               "https://www.apkmirror.com/wp-content/themes/APKMirror/images/apple-touch-icon-180x180.png"
, "potentialAction": {  "@type": "SearchAction"
                     ,  "target": "https://www.apkmirror.com/?post_type=app_release&searchtype=apk&s={search_term_string}"
                     ,  "query-input": "required name=search_term_string"
                     }
}
</script>

why it is important to a website to have this “thing” in the main index-page?
1. Desktop browsers (Chrome) will add the website with embedded search into the address-bar,
for example, I have (similar) application/ld+json in icompile.eladkarako.com,
which means I could start typing the URL following by SPACE and get a built-in search from within the browser:

2. it will work pretty well with mobile-browsers as well, saving typing and browsing-time to the website-visitor (which is a good thing).

3. it works well with Google search and other spiders, which will build-up a more efficient index/map of the website.

4. it is pretty much “the standard” (or at least a “best practice”) when designing a friendly, browse’able website.


once you’ve visited a website that has the application/ld+json code inside,
it should add it automatically to your website,
but you may also access that section, quite easily for manual editing:


Here are few more links :)
https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/sitelinks-searchbox
https://schema.org/SearchAction
https://github.com/archon810/apkmirror-public/issues/18#issue-231810436