How to Access

To 'add' a new Smart Search Module or 'edit' an existing Smart Search Module, navigate to the Module Manager:

Click the 'New' button and click on Smart Search Module in the modal popup window.

To 'Edit' an existing Smart Search Module, in the Module Manager click on an Smart Search Modules Title or click the Smart Search Modules check box and then click the Edit button in the Toolbar.


This Module displays a Smart Search entry field where the user can type in a phrase and press Enter to search the web site.



Details and Options



Basic Options


Advanced Options


Menu Assignment


On the left there is a list of menu items. You can chose between None, All and Select Menu Item(s) from the List. To assign to some but not all pages choose the third option and select the menu links that you want the module associated with. See How do you assign a module to specific pages? for more information


At the top right you will see the toolbar:


The functions are:

Front End Screenshot

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. Smart Search module shown:


The Module Type name for this Module is "mod_finder". It is not related to any other component.

License: Joomla! Electronic Documentation License
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