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Advanced search: Hide some of the options

Ah, I found it! For the benefit of anyone else who can't see how to do this... I was looking for it in the options when configuring the menu item, and in the component options in global config. In ...
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How to encode search text

Copy the file /modules/mod_search/tmpl/default.php to templates/joomla-template/html/mod_search (make sure that the file doesn't exist under the destination directory first) Add the following to the ...
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Joomla 4 Smart Search: Extra database for indexing data

Some big sites use external indexing software / services to index and search their site. Some are available as Software as a Service, while others can be installed on your own resources. For Joomla 4 ...
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How do I view the search history?

Joomla has two search options: Search and Smart Search. Depending on which you choose may dictate some factors. For Search (Components > Search) you will need to manually enable gathering search ...
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How to extend the article search to take into account the values of custom fields?

First of all. This is potentially an awesome idea you have for searcheable admin custom fields. This could be done using template override and/or layout override of JPATH_ADMINISTRATOR/components/...
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White screen of death

Can you try setting up an alternate page using Components->Smart Search? This might help narrow down whether it is a code problem or server/resource problem. If it is a code problem, check your ...
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Struggle getting search icon to display on tablets

Ok, after a bit more in depth digging the following fixed the issue: @media (min-width:768px) and (max-width:991px) { #t3-mainnav .t3-navbar.navbar-collapse.collapse { display:block; ...
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Struggle getting search icon to display on tablets

The search function is in the navbar which is hidden on narrower screen widths. The relevant HTML is: <div class="t3-navbar navbar-collapse collapse"> and the corresponding CSS is: .collapse ...
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Smart search filter not working

Probably you didn't run the indexer that's why smart search doesn't show any results. Here are the steps you should follow for the smart search to work (probably you should go to the fifth step ...
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Joomla 4 Smart Search: Extra database for indexing data

If your documents are in German, this might be a niche solution (SaaS) for you: SEMPRIA-Search a cognitive search engine based on natural language understanding, currently only for German Plugin for ...
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Joomla 4 Smart Search: Extra database for indexing data

If the site is that big then I would rewrite it if I couldn't find a nimble solution. Just to note - remember that every site that has 10-20k records a month needs archive tables or table partitioning....
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Search Tools not expanding for Advanced Module Manager

joomla.getOptions is a JS function available in Joomla 3.7+, hence the reason you have this error. You have two options: Source an older version of Advanced Module Manager which is compatible with ...
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Search Tools not expanding for Advanced Module Manager

It's important to keep your software up-to-date.Your Joomla 3.6.4 has been released in October 2016. The most recent Joomla version is Joomla 3.9.19 (June 2020). In between those versions, whole bunch ...
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Search by date in Article Manager Administrator

Searching on dates is not a default functionality in Joomla 4. The only search options that you have is to search for id:, author:, content:, or free text (which is searched for in the title, alias, ...
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Show images in Joomla 3.10 search results (com_search)

The search component (com_search) gets its results from search plugin and it returns precomputed data of article's most needed parts. I can give you just a quick example how you could fetch article ...
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How to include images in Joomla's search results?

A few pointers to offer: When checking the existence of a substring in a string, the PHP documentation advises: Note: If you only want to determine if a particular needle occurs within ...
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URL's in search results page are wrong and not the URL of the article assigned menu item

I found out that the problem is about the language. I have menu and articles with Spanish language. Only Home menu item is for All languages. I changed the article menu item for All languages, and it ...
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0 Call to a member function getState() on bool in search bar

That looks like a Yootheme template to me and I've experienced similar errors when updating Yootheme Pro when I've had a template override in place. You might want to check if there's a template ...
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Index content of YOOtheme text modules

The link you provide says it will index '... Items and Categories of Zoo' so it is likely the text you are including in the Zoo text module is not searched. An email to YOO might confirm this. ...
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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 just spotted out my small but really basic, stupid mistake in my own code (above). So, of course I could not really expect that someone will come and stares at a lot of code and spot any mistake in ...
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Joomla 3 Smart Search List Non Search Articles

First thank you for responding, @YellowWebMonkey; I did find the problem. For each article, I had to add optional meta keywords. I had to create a standard list and added the list to each article even ...
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How change default search setting from "all words" to "any words"?

In the view.html.php file located here: components/com_search/views/search/view.html.php Navigate to line 102 where you will find COM_SEARCH_ALL_WORDS. Put that whole line below the ...
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How to include the Smart Search box in my home page?

The tag: <jdoc:include type="modules" name="search" style="xhtml" /> sets up a module position in your template called 'search'. If you look at your module list you will find a search module ...
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search component/plugin in joomla

Override/Change the return values of the getIgnoredSearchWords() and getLowerLimitSearchWord() in /language/en-GB/en-GB.localise.php (and any other /language/<lang>/<lang>.localise.php ...
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Joomla Search Result Article Text Length: Text is truncated in strange places

That's a valid question in terms of questioning where the string is split and how someone could adjust the length of the article text in the search results. The solution is fairly simple at the end. ...
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White screen of death

Most likely this is caused by your script timing out on certain words, or your memory limit being exceeded on certain words (because they are in so many entries). I suggest you increase the PHP memory ...
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K2: Search Extra fields

When you say "normal search" you must mean the build in Joomla module. K2 has a search module that supports search in extra fields. New module -> K2 Tools -> Select module functionality Search Box *...
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