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Search Plugin is a Joomla search plugin. It extends the core Joomla search engine to support SobiPro entries.

  • Joomla Search engine, support for integrated core search.
  • Support for ONE Section.
  • Category search and navigation.
  • Full Text Search, to take advantage of MySQL - Full-Text search indexes.

*** Highly Customizable ***

  • Empty search (no keywords) mode
  • Randomize results
  • Results title and description customization
  • Allow Guest entries or only approved entries
  • Custom order

*** Features ***

  • Core Joomla Search support
  • Category Filter support (sid_list parameter)
  • Empty Search support (no keywords)
  • Full Text Search option
  • Empty Search Mode, in Joomla Search
  • Cronjob Indexer for high performance configuration
  • Custom Order for results list
  • Full control for performance tuning

Developed with FOF - Framework on Framework is a RAD framework for the Joomla! CMS.

*** Parameters ***

  • Section - Identification of catalog
  • Search Fields - Identification of search fields.
  • Search Limit - The number of Search items to return.
  • Search into username -Search into username from Joomla users table.
  • Search into name - Search into name from Joomla users table.

  • Title Fields - In Joomla Search mode, by default, the name of each entry is shown as result title. This setting allows to define a new field, for each section, as result title. (one for each section)

  • Description Fields - Description Fields for the results (one for each section).
  • Categories Filter - Restriction of search categories.The plugin also receives a custom parameter sid_list, so you can restrict the categories on-the-fly.

  • Menu - Menu Item Identification to set a results page context.

  • Enable Full-Text Search -Enable Full-Text Search Check the online documentation.
  • Full-Text Search QUERY EXPANSION -Enable Full-Text Search WITH QUERY EXPANSION.
  • SQLBIGSELECTS - Advanced setting just in case the query gets bigger than MySQL limit.
  • Query Custom Order (optional) - Experimental, SQL field names to customize query order, please debug it.
  • Debug - Debug Mode.


  • SobiPro 1.1 (recommended), or superior / SobiPro 1.0.8 is supported in compatibility mode
  • Joomla 3 / Joomla 2.5, or superior
  • PHP 5.3, or superior
  • MySQL 5.5 (recommended), or superior

*** Version 5.5.0 - 19 August 2014

  • Feature: Install from Web and Live Update
  • Feature: Web Cron Job Task
  • Feature: ACL for Administrator and Manager roles
  • Enhancement: enforce Sql Big Selects
  • Enhancement: Temporary table rename
  • Enhancement: Conditional SP cache reset, after a full re-index
  • Enhancement: Stats array fix
  • FOF v2.3.1 (f0f) and new F0F Installer
  • Backbone JS v1.1.5, Font Awesome v4.1
  • Usability improvements and optimizations
  • Improved Help / New tutorials

*** Updates in 5.4.0 - 17 June 2014

  • Feature:


Demo : demo.xtdir.com Support: www.extly.com Documentation: www.extly.com

More Information

Version: 5.6.1 License: GPLv2 or later Type: Free download Includes: Component Plugin Compatibility: 3