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Search Module

JomOffers Search module

This module helps you create the search panel with fields that are searchable. All the fields that are defined as searchable during creation can be seen on this panel. You can decide where to position the search panel on the page and also control on which pages the panel should appear. To view all the available modules, click Extension > Module Manager

To create a new module, click New. Select the JomOffers Search module. Provide the information as given in the following sections. Click Save to save the module.

Editing the JomOffers Search module

To edit the module, click on the module link or select the checkbox next to the module name, and then click Edit.

The following image shows the module edit screen.

Module tab

This tab controls the layout where the search panel is to be displayed on the screen.


Screen 3: Module tab

Provide the options as per the following table.


Select the required layout in the Layout field. The available options are:

  • Horizontal – Horizontal Keyword field, category and address search field as seen in the following image:

  • Side Search – Vertical Side panel to filter search results as seen in the following image:


Custom fields that have the Field can be Searched field enabled are seen in this panel. For more information, see Custom Fields in the Administrative Guide.
  • Modern Search – Single keyword search field as seen in the following image:


Show Address Hide or Show the address field in the frontend
Show category Hide or Show category selection in the frontend
Custom Fields Select if search should process custom fields
Default category Select a default category that will be preselected in the frontend

Show Title

Show or hide the title for the search panel.


Select the position based on your Joomla Template.

Start Publishing

Provide a date when the search panel should be published.

Finish Publishing

Provide a date when the search panel should be unpublished.


Provide access level for the panel.

  • Guest
  • Public
  • Registered
  • Special


Provide the order in which the side panel should appear. If more than one module is positioned at the same location, you can set the order of appearance in this field.


Select the language for which you want to display this panel. For each language, you must create a new JomOffers Search module.


Provide additional information.

Menu Assignment tab

This tab controls where the module should be displayed. You can decide if it should be displayed on all pages for the site or just selective pages.


Screen 4: Menu Assignment tab

Select the required menu for module assignment. The available options are:

  • On all pages
  • No pages
  • Only on the pages selected
  • On all pages except those selected