Overview

The Search Manager: Search Term Analysis back-end screen allows you to view statistics about searches performed by visitors of your site.

Note: By default, statistics functionality is disabled after installing Joomla! -- refer to Options for information on enabling statistics.

How to Access

Select Components → Search from the drop-down menu of the Joomla! Administrator Panel.

Description

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.

Screenshot

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Column Headers

You can click the 'Search Phrase' or 'Hits' column headers to sort the list by these values. Click again to sort in the reverse order.


List Settings

Filtering by Partial Search Phrase

Filter. In the upper left corner just above the column headings are a Filter field and two buttons, as shown below:
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If you have a large number of items in the list, you can use this filter to find the desired item(s) quickly. Enter either part of the title or an ID number and press 'Search' to display the matching items. You can type in whole words or part of a word. For example, "ooml" will match all titles with the word "Joomla!" in them. Click 'Clear' to reset filtering.

Statistics Status, Showing/Hiding Results Count

In the upper right corner there are more fields, as shown below:

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Number of Items to Display

Below the list you'll find:

Toolbar

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Options

In the toolbar, click on the Options button to open the Search Manager Options window.

Save / Cancel

Component Tab

In this window, the "Component" tab allows you to set various parameters for Search Statistics, as shown below:

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Permissions Tab

The "Permissions" tab, shown below, lets you specify who can perform each type of action on this component:

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The tree on the left shows the hierarchy of user groups that are available on your Joomla! site. To view or modify permissions, click on a group in the tree.

The table on the right side of the window contains 3 columns:

Actions available in this component are:

For more information, please refer to:

Quick Tips

Related Information

License: Joomla! Electronic Documentation License
Source page: http://docs.joomla.org/Help16:Components_Search
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