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Menus Menu Item Finder Search

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How To Access

To create a new User Reminder 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 File:Help-4x-Menu-Item-Type-Select-Button-en.png and then click the Search Menu Item link under Smart Search.

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

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

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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. Chunk4x:Help screen column header Menu Title\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Menu Item Type\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Menu\en

Optional Settings

Chunk4x:Help screen column header Search Filter\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Search Content Maps\en

Advanced Options Tab

Basic Options

File:Help-4x-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-basic-options-screen-en.png

Chunk4x:Help screen column header Date Filters\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Advanced Search\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Expand Advanced Search\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Result Description\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Description Length\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Result URL\en

Advanced Options

File:Help-4x-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-advanced-options-screen-en.png

Chunk4x:Help screen column header Display Select\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Pagination\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Pagination Results\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Allow Empty Search\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Did You Mean\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Query Explanation\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Sort Field\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Sort Direction\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Show Feed\en Chunk4x:Help screen column header Show Feed Text\en

Integration Options

File:Help-4x-Menus-Menu-Item-Finder-Search-integration-options-screen-en.png

Chunk4x:Help screen column header Show Feed Link\en

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:

File:Help-4x-Save-SaveClose-SaveNew-SaveCopy-Close-Help-toolbar-en.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.

Chunk4x:Help screen toolbar icon Cancel\en Chunk4x:Help screen toolbar icon Help\en

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 Details on Component Options

Details on Permissions configuration

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 or Search Results' 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.