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==Internal Link - Search==
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When the Search link is selected, it expands to display the Search layout. This is used to show the Search form and the Search results as shown below. [[Image:Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results-output.png]]
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==How To Access==
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To create a new Search Results Menu Item:
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* Select {{rarr|Menus,[name of the menu]}} from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, {{rarr|Menus,Main Menu}}).
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* Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
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* Click the Menu Item Type Select button [[File:Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png]] and then click the Search Results Menu Item link under Search.
  
'''Parameters - Basic'''
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To edit an existing Search Results Menu Item, click its Title in [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager|Menu Manager: Menu Items]].
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==Description==
  
The Search Layout has the following Basic Parameters, as shown below.[[Image:Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results-basic-options-parameters.png]]
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==Screenshot==
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[[File:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results.png]]
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==Details==
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===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]]
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====Required Settings====
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Title}}
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{{chunk30:colheader|Menu Location}}
  
*'''Use Search Areas.''' Whether or not to show the Search Areas check boxes. These check boxes allow a User to limit the search to any combination of Articles, Web Links, Contacts, Categories, Sections, and News Feeds.
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===Advanced Tab===
*'''Show Created Date.''' Hide or Show the Date and Time the Article was created when displaying the Search results.
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====Basic Options====
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:[[File:Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results-basic-options-screenshot.png]]
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====Common Options====
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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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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Link Type Options|Link Type Options]]'''
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Page Display Options|Page Display Options]]'''
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*'''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Metadata Options|Metadata Options]]'''
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===Module Assignments Tab===
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See [[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit|Menu Item Manager: New Menu Item]] for help on fields in '''[[Help30:Menus_Menu_Item_Manager_Edit#Module Assignment Tab|Module Assignments]]''' for this Menu Item.
  
'''Parameters - Component'''
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==Toolbar==
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At the top right you will see the toolbar:
  
Search Layout has the following options under Parameters - Component:
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[[Image:Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-Help-toolbar.png]]
[[Image:Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results-component-parameters.png]]
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These setting work with the settings in the [[screen.stats.searches.15|Search Statistics]]. If a parameter here is set to 'Yes', 'No', 'Show', or 'Hide', then that action is taken. If a parameter here is set to 'Use Global', then the setting in [[screen.stats.searches.15|Search Statistics]] is used.
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*'''Gather Search Statistics.''' Whether or not to enable the gathering of Search Statistics. Yes/No/Use Global.
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*'''Show Created Date.''' Whether to Hide or Show the Created Date for an Article. This parameter can be overridden at the Menu Item and Article level.
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The functions are:
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Save|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndClose|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_SaveAndNew|menu item}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Cancel}}
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{{Chunk30:Help_screen_toolbar_icon_Help}}
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==Front End Screenshot==
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[[Image:Help30-Menus-Menu-Search-Results-front-end-screenshot.png]]
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{{Chunk30:Help screen screenshot disclaimer}}
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==Quick Tips==
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menus Help Screens}}</noinclude>
 
<noinclude>{{cathelp|3.0|Menu Item Manager Help Screens|Menus Help Screens}}</noinclude>

Revision as of 09:38, 27 December 2012

Contents

How To Access

To create a new Search Results Menu Item:

  • Select Menus  [name of the menu] from the drop-down menu on the back-end of your Joomla! installation (for example, Menus  Main Menu).
  • Click the New Toolbar button to create a new menu item.
  • Click the Menu Item Type Select button Help30-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button.png and then click the Search Results Menu Item link under Search.

To edit an existing Search Results Menu Item, click its Title in Menu Manager: Menu Items.

Description

Screenshot

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results.png

Details

Details Tab

For more information please see Menu Item Manager: Details Tab

Required Settings

  • 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.

Advanced Tab

Basic Options

Help30-Menus-Menu-Item-Search-Results-basic-options-screenshot.png

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 right you will see the toolbar:

Help30-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-Cancel-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.
  • 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.

Front End Screenshot

Help30-Menus-Menu-Search-Results-front-end-screenshot.png

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.

Quick Tips