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To create a new Search Form or Search Results Menu Item:
To edit an existing Search Form or Search Results Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.
Used to create a 'Search Form' page for users to search site's content. Additional, used to control output look of search results or 'can' the results of a search with a menu link for preset search term or terms.
See Quick Tips for more details.
See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, including Details, Link Type Options, Page Display Options, Metadata Options, and Module Assignments for this Menu Item.
At the top right you will see the toolbar:
The functions are:
Example Front End Site images are generic images using Joomla! core installation supplied free Front End Templates. The actual view can depend on the installed custom template used and the template's style for those views on a Joomla! website. Search form shown:
Search results shown:
|Related Help Screens||Description|
|Components Finder Manage Search Filters||
This screen shows the static search filters currently available for use in Smart Search.
|Components Finder Manage Search Filters Edit||
This screen allows you to create a new search filter or amend an existing one.
The Search Statistics screen allows you to see how many searches were done for each keyword combination and how many results were returned for each search.
|Extensions Module Manager Search||
This Module displays a Search entry field where the user can type in a phrase and press Enter to search the web site.
|Extensions Module Manager Smart Search||
This Module displays a Smart Search entry field where the user can type in a phrase and press Enter to search the web site.
|Menus Menu Item Finder Search||
Used to create a page for Smart Search Results, which can be used in conjunction with a Smart Search module to control Search Results Page's layout. Ability to 'can' Smart Search results to specific filters to control a search.