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Three of the functions for searching (search, which performs a normal search, moreLikeThis, which finds similar pages, and showParents, which shows which pages link to a page) take similar parameters:

RankKnobs structure  

There's an optional "rankKnobs" parameter for many of the functions that can specify how things should be ranked (each function notes whether it accepts rankKnobs). All of these can be set from 0-1000, where the higher the value, the more heavily that aspect is weighed; 500 is the default. These parameters correspond directly to the "Ranking Factors" settings on the Advanced Search page.

RankKnobs has the following parameters:

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