Pre-script hook

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A pre-script hook is a piece of code that runs before the search is loaded.

Here are some applications of this pre-hook scripts feature-

  1. Increasing number of suggestions (or) drop down results in the search autocomplete UI
  2. Disable search listing pages.
  3. Increasing number of search results in a page.
  4. Disabling the search results page and more.

Here is an application – increasing the number of search results in search autocomplete.

Here we will take an example of how to increase the number of suggestions in search drop-down using pre-hook script. By default there are 5 results in the autocomplete.

pre-script hook

  1. Go to https://cse.expertrec.com/?platform=cse and create your search engine.
  2. Go to script hooks-> prescript hooks and enter the following piece of code.pre script hook
  3. You can replace the number 10 to the number of results you want in the suggestions.
  4. Now reload your search page and you will be able to see 10 results in the autocomplete.pre-script hook