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Search is a key part of any Shopify store and it plays a key role in helping customers find the products they need — and now storefronts using the Shopify theme Turbo can add a search block to their homepage, to draw even more attention to this valuable feature.
If you have a large product database use advanced search (or faceted search) with filter options that can help to sort results by product types, variants (style, color, size), vendors, price, ratings, etc.
The popularity of voice search keeps getting bigger. Increase your mobile traffic by letting your customers search your products by voice. Before enabling this feature make sure that your site is fully optimized for voice search.
Steps to add an app for Shopify Custom Search Bar
There are tons of product search apps for Shopify. But for getting the best conversion rates, it is recommended that you use the following app. This will let you add a powerful and fully customizable search engine to your website. You can control options such as the ranking criteria, search UI, and more without coding. You can also choose to filter out products selectively from the search results.
Using Expertrec’s Shopify search app.
- Install Expertrec’s Shopify product search app from here.
- Once you install the extension, you will be directed to your control panel where you will have to enable your search engine by toggling on the enabled search extension.
- Once the app is installed, you will be able to see the facets and filters on the search results pages.
Customizing storefront search can be a powerful tool for conversions, enabling customers to access available products easily and filter out unnecessary content.
It is also important to be mindful of what kind of search functionality will suit your different clients, to create a bespoke solution for their requirements.