APKMirror.com Search

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for example:

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.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"

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