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in Joomla 3.8 default search tools do not respond in my own component and cannot set and get state of the filters

I try to get some help from you to spot what I am doing wrong (what I am missing) on applying search tools and filters in the admin of Joomla 3.8 in my own component. I am pulling my hairs out since ...
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Advanced search: Hide some of the options

I am setting up a site to use the Joomla Smary Search component (com_finder). The component is working well, but I have a question about the advanced search options. When the advanced search options ...
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Joomla 3 Smart Search List Non Search Articles

I am a wee bit confused with the results from a Smart Search search. The site ahs about 50 articles, search for a specific term which there are approx. 10 articles that have that search item. example ...
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How can I pass a value from a field in a modal to a processing script using SEBLOD?

I have a button in a list & search form that when clicked displays a modal where the user can select an item from a dropdown and click another button to call a processing script. The user can ...
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How change default search setting from “all words” to “any words”?

By default, in the Search module of Joomla, "all words" is selected by default. I want "any words" to be selected by default. Does anyone know where I have to make the changes in files and the ...
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How to include the Smart Search box in my home page?

Currently I am having the normal search box in my home page with, <jdoc:include type="modules" name="search" style="xhtml" /> I want to replace it with Smart Search plugin as I need to change ...
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How to hide fields from the search tools bar in admin

Is it possible to hide some of the fields in the search tools bar in joomla admin so that I can prevent a publisher from changing, for example, the category? What I want is a menu that has 2 menu ...
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Smart Search URL and Layout

Two questions: 1.) Is it possible to search for articles using smart search in a blog layout without changing the URL (not redirecting to /component/search/...)? For example, making use of hidden ...
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Joomla - Re-order articles/category blog by search index

I have a site set up that shows 50 or so articles in a particular order and shows 5 at a time on the page (I have page indexing on the bottom). My articles are small rectangular cards with ...
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search component/plugin in joomla

I am new to joomla! and would like to design a custom search plugin to search through my database. I know that when using the default search, the onContentSearch() function is triggered and "search ...
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Search Does Nothing

I've noticed since my update to 3.8 (though there is a chance it was happening prior) that the search function isn't working. I'm using the default Joomla search and displaying in my header via a ...
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Category Blog Allows Viewing of all Categories

I have a Category Blog Menu Item where I have chosen all articles with category News to be displayed and layed out how I like. However, by creating just one Category Blog menu item on my site, now all ...
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Joomla Search Result Article Text Length: Text is truncated in strange places

I am using the Joomla Search module with a Menu Item pointed to '/search'. When a search is performed, the results list a linked title, a snippet, category and the created date. The snippet is ...
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How to encode search text

I'm having a bit of a situation here, because of encoding. This problem occurs only on internet explorer (yes, that guy ...). I'm using the search component, which works nice by the way, but whenever ...
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ajax live search only works on Home page

i'm using ajax live search on my site. but it only works on the home page of my site. after looking for its problem, i found out that a piece of js code that is supposed to load in , only loads when ...
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White screen of death

I do have a weird issue with my Joomla 3.6 page. All works fine except the search. It works with several words but unfortunately it stops working with a total white blank page (even no HTML-markup). ...
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Search Results Page error if less than 20 search results

I have a strange bug that I can not seem to wrap my head around. Using the default Joomla Search function, whenever I have either an empty results page (on first load) or less than 20 results for a ...
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Search in custom component

How can I improve the Search component in joomla 2.5 to set search by my custom component? Can't find, where I can modify the search request to database. UPDATE: With help of Rene Korss I solve the ...
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Joomla Search - Remove “Ordering” Drop-down menu

How do I remove the "Ordering" drop-down menu option from Joomla Search? I need to remove the Green highlight section not the Red section by setting 'Use Search Options' to 'No'. Thanks!
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Add search term to search results page

I'd like to include the search term on the search results page. What's the best way to accomplish this?
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Problems with Search

Im new to Joomla and trying to figure out how to use search. I have three categories: French level 1, French level 2, French level 3. When I do search for French level 1, all three categories come up ...
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Have several search modules with different search output

I'm looking for a solution to have several search modules on one of my sites to search different article categories. For example I would have 3 search modules located on certain pages, where: 1st ...
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Accent-insensitive search in com_search

I just came across a special requirement - using the com_search and the Joomla search module. Currently I am getting results that are different if the search keyword contains accents or not. So "...
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How to set up tag search in joomla 3x?

Joomla has standart tag search module, when i use it result is list of articles titles. How to set up a search on the tags so it gave a list of previews of articles with the headline, text and photo ...
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Filter input field on featured article meny type page

I'm not sure how can I show ajax filter field on Featured items menu type, same like we have on Category list menu type. Reason for this is that Joomla don't allow option to show items on Category ...
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How Useful Are Meta Descriptions & Keywords

When writing Joomla articles I tend to leave out the meta information under publishing options, but should I be including it and if so, what benefit (if any) will I notice as regards page ranking? I ...
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Search by either input field value or drop down value

I'm using Joomla's default Search (com_search), and I want to modify it whereby user can choose some search term from a drop down list instead of typing it again... In the \components\com_search\...
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How do I change the appearance of the search results page?

Can anyone offer some guidance on how to change the look of the Search Results page? Right now there is no visual separation and everything looks very condensed and cluttered making it hard to view. ...
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How to properly add a series of checkboxes to Search Options?

I've been tasked with extending the normal Search Options (created with Component Creator, if it matters) to be located on the left of the page, and include a long list of various checkboxes to filter ...
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K2: Search Extra fields

My site is a photography gallery website built with K2. Each K2 item is a photo. I have attached extra fields to each of the photos, for example, resolution, shot by what camera, style, etc. I'd like ...
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Joomla plugin search not working

I upgraded my Joomla site from 1.5 to 2.5 and a few weeks ago to 3.4. I realised that my search didn't work. It returned a white blank page. I struggled over some articles on the web that a broken ...
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How to edit Popular Tags search parent (page/menu/URL)?

Making a joomla 3x website, testing it locally in wamp. My main menu layout is: Home | News | [and so on...] News page includes the "Popular Tags" module which displays most popular tags. If I click ...
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Is there a module that allows us to show Python code in a Joomla article?

I was searching for a module or plugin or an extension in general that allows me to show Python code with the syntax highlighted. I found 2 extensions, namely Display Code and Flexi Custom Code, but I ...
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SQL multiple filter doesn't work

I recently created a custom component for Joomla! 3.x designed to handle quotes. It's quite simple: I insert various quotes in the database and I want to show them in frontend lists. I also created ...
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Search component pointing to wrong SEF URLs in Joomla 3

My search component is pointing to the wrong URLs. When the user clicks on them, they're redirected to the home page. For example, the search returns: http://cursos.portal-gestao.com/9-excel/...
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Menu getActive() returns “Trying to get property of non-object” in Search Component

To identify the pages am using the following code if($menu->getActive()->id == 203){} // some actions this line returns error in search page. Search url goes like this http://localhost/...
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Add new state on searchtool component

I want to add a new state to the article list filter on the search tool. The dropdown, has the states, Published, Unpublished, Archived, etc. How do I add another state to the dropdown? Is there some ...
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How to allow search engines to search through PDF file attached to my Joomla! article?

On my Joomla 3 website, there are articles which contains PDF files. My website is already listed to search engine (e.g Google) but my attached PDF files seems not listed yet. When I type small parts ...
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Search for elements in sections, without getting into the articles

I have created a somewhat complex site that shows a lot of mini K2 articles on each page, to make sure that everything is editable. For example, I have a slider (each slide is an item), a list of ...
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Creating search for a category page

I want to create a search module in joomla for a category page. Default module such as "Search" or "Smart Search" gives result on their own page rather in the same page from where it is requested. ...
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Rogue text output on my Search Page: “onContentSearch”

I'm getting some odd output on my Search Page onContentSearch appears above the Page Title. http://compaci.org/en/search?searchword=partner&searchphrase=all I'm stumped, any and all help ...
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Custom Search Result Page order by Category ID

i have "developed" a Custom Tag Search using a Form, on the Result Page (Template Override) the found Items are shown as a accordion menu in there Categories. I expected the Categories would be shown ...
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Uploading Tags In Bulk

I was wondering if it's possible to upload a list of tags to the database in bulk, and if so, how? I need to upload a few hundred tags (all years 1901, 1902, 1903 etc...). The reason I want to do ...
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Search engine for a custom component

I need to add search engine to my component. In database I have three feilds: name, post, address. How to add searching with this fields separatly? For example in the view I add three fields and ...
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RSForm Pro Search form

I have created a search form with RSForm Pro, unfortunately it isn't working. The concept is to do a TAG Search all the Fields of the Form (Select and Radio) have values which are part of a URL which ...
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Joomla Tag Result Page Accordion [closed]

I would like to change the Tag Search Result page to list the categories containing the articles found by the Tag Search within an accordion menu. Explanation: The Categories are the main menu items ...
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Advice on creating a custom searchable db within Joomla

I have been asked by a friend if I can make their existing Library db more modern and user friendly, whilst incorporating it into their existing website. The existing db is a simple access db ...
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Proper way to use MySQL fulltext search on a keyword string?

I have a keyword string on which I want to do full text searching. The current search query in the model is as follows: $jinput = JFactory::getApplication()->input; $keyword = $jinput->...
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How to enable Smart Search automatic indexing?

This page, Setting up automatic Smart Search indexing, from the Joomla! Documentation states that Smart Search automatically indexes content once it has been amended. However, I've found on a site I'm ...