Not satisfied with the server sphinx instance? Need sphinx on your own? Try this.
Install wordpress and get the sphinx plugin from http://wordpress.org/plugins/wordpress-sphinx-plugin/
Go to your wordpress admin panel -> Plugins -> Add new -> Upload
Upload the zip file of the plugin you just downloaded
Once the plugin is activated, you need to install and start searchd through wordpress.
Go to Wp Admin Panel -> Settings -> Sphinx Search -> Start Wizard
Enter the following details:
Host name or IP address – localhost
Port – 9312 will be enabled by default. Please note, if you already have a serverwide sphinx running, this will conflict. If so, change port to anything else. I used 9315.
Index name – leave as default
Install or use existing binaries – Since you need ...