Best Search Extension?

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SForsgren
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Best Search Extension?

Post by SForsgren » Mon Aug 23, 2021 5:45 pm

I have used Universal Ajax Search for many years and have been happy with it.
https://extensions.joomla.org/extension ... ve-search/

I reached out to see when it would be J4 compatible and was told that it is not something that is in the works and may not happen.

Does anyone have an extension that is polished from a UI perspective with images in the search results, etc. like Universal Ajax Search currently has.

It's disappointing to hear that this may not end up being supported in J4.

Thanks,
Scott

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Re: Best Search Extension?

Post by sakiss » Mon Aug 30, 2021 11:37 am

Have you tried the Joomla's built in Smart Search.
It is really a powerful search functionality.

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Re: Best Search Extension?

Post by wijn-olijfolie » Fri Sep 24, 2021 10:03 am

What about using Elastic search? See this extension: https://extensions.joomla.org/extension ... ticsearch/

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Re: Best Search Extension?

Post by Webdongle » Fri Sep 24, 2021 11:37 am

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Re: Best Search Extension?

Post by sakiss » Fri Sep 24, 2021 6:33 pm

Btw. You can use images in Smart Search results through template overrides.
https://docs.joomla.org/Customising_the ... sults_page

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Re: Best Search Extension?

Post by SharkyKZ » Mon Sep 27, 2021 8:47 am

Universal Ajax Search is an open source extension released under GPL. It can be made to work on J4, provided there is enough interest 8) . But it's not even compatible with J3 so that would be a lot of work :eek: .


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