Read this blog on advanced search Magento 2 for more information.
ADVANTAGES OF ADVANCED SEARCH
One of the coolest features of the built-in advanced search is the ability to search by attributes assigned to a product. But what if your client’s plans for search are a bit different, and advanced search is too cluttered for his or her needs? You will see the search feature is not sufficient in that case.
The Advanced Search extension for Magento 2 allows users to benefit from the rapid and straightforward search process. Thanks to the powerful combination of Elasticsearch, autocomplete suggestions, typo corrections, and enhanced Magento synonyms the extension is beneficial for online businesses of each scale.
The search engine provides a rapid workflow. Autocomplete suggestions save customers time since they appear immediately, as soon as customers start typing in the search area.
The Advanced Search functionality makes on-site search comprehensive and ensures an advanced user experience. The mode is able to:
- Improve customers contentment by delivering exceptionally relevant search results;
- Lead customers to target products and purchases;
Search Autocomplete extension will help you expand default search functionality with new features specially developed to improve your store usability. Provide visitors with detailed search information based on products, categories, and CMS pages. Show recent and most popular search data and let shoppers add products to cart right from the autocomplete suggestion window.
Here we will visit two ways to add advanced search to your Magento store. One of them is a plugin method while the other does not involve using a plugin.
MAGENTO ADVANCED SEARCH EXTENSION
One of the easiest ways to add a search to your store is by using an extension. This involves the least effort of the two methods. To do this, download the advanced search extension from the Magento marketplace. This is for Magento 2 users. If you are on Magento 1 then you can find a supported version of the plugin here.
USING EXPERTREC ADVANCED SITE SEARCH
This method does not require any plugin. You will need to embed an HTML code snippet on your website to take the search live.
- Go to https://cse.expertrec.com/?platform=cse
- Signup with your Google account and enter the URL of your store
- You can turn on advanced search in the dashboard while you wait for the crawl to complete
- Take the search live on your website by adding a code snippet