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Used to a page of search results from Smart Search, together with an optional form to allow refinement of the search criteria.
 
Used to a page of search results from Smart Search, together with an optional form to allow refinement of the search criteria.
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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Used to create a page for Smart Search Results, which can be used in conjunction with a [[Help30:Extensions_Module_Manager_Smart_Search|Smart Search module]] to control Search Results Page's layout. Ability to 'can' Smart Search results to specific filters to control a search.
  
 
==Screenshot==
 
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==Details==
 
==Details==
 
===Details Tab===
 
===Details Tab===
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For more information please see Menu Item Manager: [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#New Menu Item Details|Details Tab]]
 
====Required Settings====
 
====Required Settings====
 
This menu item type requires that you select the following.  
 
This menu item type requires that you select the following.  
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{{chunk30:colheader|Search Query}}
 
{{chunk30:colheader|Search Query}}
 
{{chunk30:colheader|Search Filter}}
 
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===Advanced Options Tab===
 
===Advanced Options Tab===
 
====Basic Options====
 
====Basic Options====
 
:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-basic-options-screen.png]]
 
:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-basic-options-screen.png]]
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{{chunk30:colheader|Date Filters}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Advanced Search}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Expand Advanced Search}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Result Description}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Description Length}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Result URL}}
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====Advanced Options====
 
====Advanced Options====
 
:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-advanced-options-screen.png]]
 
:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-advanced-options-screen.png]]
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{{chunk30:colheader|Display Select}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Pagination}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Pagination Results}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Allow Empty Search}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Sort Field}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Sort Direction}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Show Feed}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Show Feed Text}}
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====Integration Options====
 
====Integration Options====
 
:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-integration-options-screen.png]]
 
:[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-integration-options-screen.png]]
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{{chunk30:colheader|Show Feed Link}}
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====Common Options====
 
====Common Options====
 
See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item]] for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Advanced Details Tab|Advanced Details Tab]]''' which includes:
 
See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item]] for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Advanced Details Tab|Advanced Details Tab]]''' which includes:
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==Toolbar==
 
==Toolbar==
At the top right you will see the toolbar:
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At the top left you will see the toolbar:
  
 
[[Image:Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Close-Help-toolbar.png]]
 
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==Related Items==
 
==Related Items==
 
* [[Customising the Smart Search results page]]
 
* [[Customising the Smart Search results page]]
 
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Revision as of 09:28, 4 April 2013

Contents

Overview

Used to a page of search results from Smart Search, together with an optional form to allow refinement of the search criteria.

Description

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.

Screenshot

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-screen.png

Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

This menu item type requires that you select the following.

  • Menu Title. The title that will display for this menu item.
  • Menu Location. The menu that this menu item (choice) will be part of. The menus defined for the site will show in the list box.

Optional Settings

  • Search Query. Enter terms to make this item return results for the predefined terms.
  • Search Filter. Select from list of <Search filter> in drop down to limit searches to the selected filter.
Note: Filters must be created using Smart Search Filters before they are populated to this drop down list.

Advanced Options Tab

Basic Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-basic-options-screen.png
  • Date Filters. Show the start and end date filters in Advanced Search.
  • Show: Show filter in Advanced Search.
  • Hide: Hide this filter in Advanced Search.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.
  • Advanced Search. Users should be able to see the Advanced Search.
  • Show: Show Advanced Search.
  • Hide: Hide Advanced Search.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.
  • Expand Advanced Search. Show Advanced Search in expanded state by default.
  • Show: Show Expanded Advanced Search in results by default.
  • Hide: Hide Expanded Advanced Search in results.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.
  • Result Description. Show a description under link in search results.
  • Show: Show description in search results.
  • Hide: Hide description in search results.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.
  • Description Length. Number of characters of the description in search results. Enter <number> in field, default is 255.
  • Result URL. Show the result item's URL in search results. The URL is located under the description.
  • Show: Show URL in search results.
  • Hide: Hide the URL in search results.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.

Advanced Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-advanced-options-screen.png
  • Display Select. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Whether to hide or show the Display # control that allows the user to select the number of items to show in the list. An example of how it is shown in the Front End (website) view below.
Help30-article-category-list-display-select.png
If there are more items than this number, you can use the page navigation buttons (Start, Prev, Next, End, and page numbers) to navigate between pages. Note that if you have a large number of items, it may be helpful to use the Filter options, located above the column headings, to limit which items display.
  • Pagination. Hide or Show Pagination support. Pagination provides page links at the bottom of the page that allow the User to navigate to additional pages. These are needed if the listed items will not fit on one page. An example is shown below.
Help30-pagination.png
The following options are available.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the component options screen.
  • Auto: Pagination links shown if needed.
  • Show: Pagination links shown if needed.
  • Hide: Pagination links not shown. Note: In this case, Users will not be able to navigate to additional pages.
  • Pagination Results. Hide or Show the current page number and total pages (e.g., "Page 1 of 2") at the bottom of each page. Use Global will use the default value from the component options.
  • Allow Empty Search. Only if a filter is selected. Allows an empty search string to initiate a search with the filter constraints.
  • Sort Field. Field to sort the search results.
  • Relevance.
  • Date.
  • List price.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.
  • Sort Direction. Direction to sort search results.
  • Descending.
  • Ascending.
  • Use Global: Use the default value from the Smart Search options.
  • Show Feed. Show syndication feed link.
  • Show Feed Text Yes, show associated feed text with feed link. No, just shows the feed title.

Integration Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-integration-options-screen.png
  • Show Feed Link. (Use Global/Hide/Show) Whether to Hide or Show a link to a news feed (RSS Feed). If set to Show, a Feed Link will show up as a feed icon in the address bar of most modern browsers.

Common Options

See Menu Item Manager: Edit/New Menu Item for help on fields common to all Menu Item types, under the Advanced Details Tab which includes:

Module Assignments Tab

See Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item for help on fields in Module Assignments for this Menu Item.

Toolbar

At the top left you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Close-Help-toolbar.png

The functions are:

  • Save. Saves the menu item and stays in the current screen.
  • Save & Close. Saves the menu item and closes the current screen.
  • Save & New. Saves the menu item and keeps the editing screen open and ready to create another menu item.
  • Save as Copy. Saves your changes to a copy of the current menu item. Does not affect the current menu item. This toolbar icon is not shown if you are creating a new menu item.
  • Cancel/Close. Closes the current screen and returns to the previous screen without saving any modifications you may have made.
  • Help. Opens this help screen.

Quick Tips

Related Items

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.

Components Search

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.

Components Search Manager Options
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

Smart Search is an enhanced site search.

Menus Menu Item Search Results

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.