Discussion on Ajax Search Pro - Live WordPress Search & Filter Plugin

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Please add search by location

Hi,

Thank you for your suggestion, I will definitely look into possible location based solutions.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Pre-sale Question:

1- In the suggestion box can I show the phrase (2 o 3 lines) containing the searched word. Same in the results page?

2- Can I highlight the searched word?

3- Can this plugin shows three results item if the searched word is found three times in a single page.

Can I see this features in a working demo?

Thanks.

Thanks,

Can you paste here a demo link to see how it works when the “search term” is inside a table?

Sure, here is a quick post I made: http://test.wp-dreams.com/?p=193

Access username and password is: test

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Thank you very much.

I would like to use your plugin for searching listed restaurants.

1. Is it possible to make a dropdown in the search box with the restaurant names?

2. Is it possible to list the nearby restaurants using geolocation?

Hi!

1. I’m not sure, maybe if the restaurant names are actually categories or custom fields – then it could be possible to make either a taxonomy term or custom field based filter. I’m not sure however if that would be any use for you.

2. Unfortunately no. Currently there is no built in geolocation data storage method for WordPress, every 3rd party solution stores the geolocation data differenty, therefore I’m not able to make a geolocation based search that will work with most of the methods.

I hope this helps!

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi,

presale question:

is it possible to add custom “suggested keywords” in a shortcode?

Thanks

Hi,

right, i mean those keywords,

the option i asked for, is important for my website, please, check if is possible to create it in the future,

Thanks

Hi,

I will note this as a feature request, will see what I can do for you. If you want, you can subscribe to update notifications here: https://ajaxsearchpro.com/subscribe-for-update-notifications/

I send emails on updates to this mailing list with a link to the changelog.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi,

thanks, i appreciate,

Regards

chrisrex

chrisrex Purchased

When I search for woocommerce product attribute, like “brand”, the search finds the product fine, but when I click on the product the actual product is not display, the home page just reloads. I have tested this on multiple themes. Other searches display the products fine, just the attribute results that will not show the product page. Any ideas?

Hi,

I’ve looked through the tickets to see if anyone had a similar issue, but unfortunately I couldn’t find anything. I also tried to replicate it on my test environments, but no luck.

My guess is that there might be an unfinished HTML tag within the product content. Try changing the HTML tag exclusions option to an empty string on the Advanced Options -> Content panel: http://i.imgur.com/d5vNA8z.png

This way it will try to remove all HTML tags before the output. This is just a guess though.

Feel free to open a support ticket with temporary log-in and FTP details, and I will look at the issue directlry.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi, How to setup search settings to achieve results as below: 1). Search on all post (films, cartoons) 2). Search only in categories (series tv, tv shows)

Hi,

1. By default the plugin searches within all posts within all categories.

2. It is possible to limit the search to return posts from selected categories only.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Johrans

Johrans Purchased

Hi, Is it all ready possible to search in a .pdf file?

Hi,

Unfortunately it’s still not possible yet.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

hi a question Can you use it with EDD and look for product tags?

Hi!

Yes, it is possible to look for EDD downloads, and search their tags as well.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hello author,

Am I able to do with this plugin that I have search box, and bellow are post listed (all post of certain post type) with infinite load if you scroll. When you type in box post bellow rearrange and appear similar like on this site -> http://ask.garyvaynerchuk.com/

Thank you in advance

Hi!

Infinite scrolling is not possible unfortunately, but there is a ‘load more results’ feature available.

You can choose to search only one post type, but it’s also supported with the lite version. If you mean restricting the search to specific categories only, then it’s only possible with the pro version for now.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hello Ernest,

I’ve tried to use lite version after I’ve created post type for myself, but when I type into search it is also giving me results from other post types, am I doing something wrong?

Hi!

On the General Options -> Sources panel, make sure to choose only the post type you want to get as results.

For example, if you need only posts, then your configuration should look like this: http://i.imgur.com/8JcWtXN.png

In this case only posts from all over the site will be displayed in the results.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

HDCms

HDCms Purchased

Hello,

Suggestion: How to retrieve the thumbnail of a video OR audio (in the content of a wordpress article or ACF video field) to display it in the results list? The thumbnails a bit like: Http://www.themefocus.co/alterna/newdemo/blog-waterfall-flux-3-cols/

Problem: why the category filter does not work by pulling out an item from an unselected category [Frontend Search Settings options / Categories & Taxonomy Terms]

Regards

Hi,

I will have to see how it’s actually stored to be able to suggest how to get those images.

Category: Make sure the correct Category/Taxonomy term logic is selected, and that the Show posts/CPM with empty terms option is disabled: http://i.imgur.com/zRhq1v3.png

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

HDCms

HDCms Purchased

HI, Ok I deselected the Show posts / CPM with empty terms option. Unfortunately there is always an article that appears because there is the word contained in the wordpress article. I do a test on a test site Regards

Hi,

I’m not able to re-create the issue, and I also tried to look up tickets if there was any similar issues reported, but could not find anything. Feel free to open a support ticket, and I will take a look at the options directly.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

PRE SALE Question. Is it possible to add some custom search terms to woocommerce products according to which products will be ajaxly searcheable? Can this functionality be used with multiple languages (WPML plugin) including RTL languages? Thanks in advance.

Hi!

In some places Avada has hard-coded search forms, those are not possible to override them via filters – only by replacing it manually.

Looking at it’s source right now, for example the search results page search form is hard-coded, but the one on the sidebar is not, so that is replacable without coding. There might be more, these best-sellers tend to change frequently.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi, Ernest. Thanks a lot for your serious response. If so, do you provide some support on this manual integration? Otherwise, the search form won’t be usable for me) My actual question was, “is Avada compatible with Ajax Search Pro”. ) I saw the answer on the plugin page that it is compatible with every theme.

Regards.

While integration qualifies as a customization request, I always help if I can, so you can open a support ticket with it. I just can’t guarantee anything regarding customizations. I’ve made the plugin to be compatible/work with every theme out there, but automatic search replacement depends on the theme authors well-meaningness as well.

One other thing thing: I noticed you mentioned RTL languages, meaning the plugin will be placed on an RTL website. There are some known layout issues with the results list and the settings box on RTL layouts in the current release. If the direction is not correct on the results, that can be fixed with some custom CSS simply, but the settings box is forced to LTR layout, and can’t be fixed for now. I’m working to fix these as well for the upcoming hotfix release, but I thought you should know that there is a chance that the results direction may need correction.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

gauri21

gauri21 Purchased

Hi~

Actually I need Something.

1. how can i do urlencode to search phrase?
2. How can i make to searchbar at menubar?

PS: my ajax search pro’s version is 4.8.4

Hi,

That is a very old plugin version to use, please update to the latest one to avoid any issues.

Please open a support ticket, and I will check if there is any way to force URL encoding and positioning the search into the menu bar.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi,

I’m trying to make an ajax search. In the preview, when I select a filter like type 1, I can see all posts with type 1 without using a keyword in the search box. But when I use the shortcode in a real page, I need to write a keyword in the search box otherwise there is no results ! To resume : -/ In preview, just clicking in a filter it works -/ In a real page, clicking in the same filter, I get no results

There is a issue ?

Hi,

It is very likely due to page caching, but impossible to tell, unless I can see it. Unfortunately I’m not able to replicate the issue on my test sites, i all works fine, please open a support ticket and I will take a look.

Hi. We are thinking to purchase your product but we would like to determine whether this plugin would be compatible with our website that is not based on woocommerce.

Can you please answer whether the filters are mutually related. In other words, when the change is made in first filter does it affect the second one, second one the third one and so on? And also is it possible to make this plugin filters in a horizontal shape?. In the way that all of them are standing next to each other in the horizontal row. Thank you in advance. Best regards

Hi!

This is unfortunately not yet possible. The filters are not updating dynamically, based on each others values/choices. A possible solution is under development, should be available within a few months, or as soon as possible.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi, Is there any instructions on how to set up the search for just bbpress. When people search it shows people bbpress posts but some people tend to hit the return key which instead searches for posts and not bbpress. Thanks

Hi!

I guess you don’t want to redirect when the users hits the return or magnifier button, you can change that on the General Options -> Logics & Behavior panel: http://i.imgur.com/JNekRBi.png

I hope this helps you!

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

thanks, I found it just after I posted. Thumbs up for the quick reply though :)

Hi, plugin work with acf pro?

Hi,

The plugin is compatible with the following ACF & ACF pro fields: text, textare, number, email, wysiwyg, select, radio and any text based fields.

Searching or filtering relational or repeater fields will most likely not work, as the information is not directly stored within the custom field, but somewhere else (where the relation refers to).

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Perfect, is possible to view admin panel for settings?

Yes, there is a back-end demo available: https://wp-dreams.com/go/?to=asp_admin

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Presale Question: is it possible to have the search result box widther then the search box itself? for example if i use the search bar in the sidebar / widget are can i have the search result box bigger then the actual search bar itself? so ppl get a better overview of the results? thank you :)

Hi!

By default the minimal width is 250 pixels of the results box, regardless if the size is smaller. It’s not adjustable, but with a simple custom CSS code you can change that to a bigger value, for example:

div.ajaxsearchpro[id*="ajaxsearchprores"] {
    min-width: 500px;
}

In this case, the minimum width of the results will be 500 pixels instead.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Hi team, I want to prevent ajax search when user input only ” ” “space characters” is there any config for that?

Thank you in advance :)

Hi!

There is no option for that, but you can try this custom code, place it into the functions.php file in your active theme directory:

add_filter('wp_footer', 'asp_prevent_space', 10);
function asp_prevent_space() {
  ?>
  <script>
  jQuery(function($) {
    if (
      typeof(ASP) != 'undefined' &&
      typeof(ASP.getScope) != 'undefined'
    )
      var _$s = ASP.getScope();
    else
      var _$s = $;
    _$s('input.orig').bind('keyup', function(e) {
      var key_code = e.which || e.keyCode;
      if ( key_code == 32 ) {
        e.preventDefault();
        e.stopPropagation();
        e.stopImmediatePropagation();
      }
    }); 
  });
  </script>
  <?php
}

It works on my test servers, it’s worth a try :)

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

Work perfectly, but when i clear all the space characters, it start search again, could you make a script to prevent this (sorry i don’t have any coding experience) Thank you in advance :)

Indeed, try this modified version instead:

add_filter('wp_footer', 'asp_prevent_space', 10);
function asp_prevent_space() {
  ?>
  <script>
  jQuery(function($) {
    if (
      typeof(ASP) != 'undefined' &&
      typeof(ASP.getScope) != 'undefined'
    )
      var _$s = ASP.getScope();
    else
      var _$s = $;
    _$s('input.orig').bind('keyup', function(e) {
      var key_code = e.which || e.keyCode;
      var s = _$s(this).val();
      if ( key_code == 32 ) {
        e.preventDefault();
        e.stopPropagation();
        e.stopImmediatePropagation();
      } else if ( 
        key_code == 8 &&
        s.length > 0 &&
        s[s.length-1] == ' '
       ) {
        e.preventDefault();
        e.stopPropagation();
        e.stopImmediatePropagation();
      }
    }); 
  });
  </script>
  <?php
}

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

jffbrwn

jffbrwn Purchased

Can it search BuddyPress xProfile fields?

Hi,

Yes, it is possible to search for users based on selected xProfile fields.

Best regards,
Ernest Marcinko

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