Windows SharePoint Services Search URL Syntax
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You can execute search queries against the Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 Search by encoding your query in a URL and posting it to the search page.
The following table describes the URL search parameters that you can use with Search.
Specifies the keywords. You can only specify one value for this parameter.
Specifies the result view that is to be used for the query.
This parameter must be either:
relevance - results are sorted by relevance
date - results are sorted by date
Specifies which results page number to show.