Instruction Smart Ajax Search for Prestashop
Download and Install
Download the plugin archive in the Shop Pinta store and save it on your computer.
In the admin panel of your site, select Module (1) > Module manager (2).
Click the Upload a module (3) button.
In the pop-up window, click on select file.
In the window that opens, select the plugin archive (1) and click the Open button (2).
To configure the plugin, click the Configure button.
The main menu of the Simple ajax search plugin consists of 4 sections:
HISTORY & SUGGESTION.
The SETTING MODULE section.
The Status field switches on (position ON) and turns off (OFF) plug-in switch button.
The Min symbol (not 0) field sets the number of characters required for displaying a drop-down list of the Search field, with results matching the query.
Suggestions - adds functionality to the standard search field Auto-completion of the results. The user enters the name of the product and receives the result corresponding to the request.
Sort by relevant queries - sorts the search results so that the most matching products are displayed at the top.
Image size - allows you to change the width (Image width in pixels field) and height (Image height in pixels) of product images in the drop-down list of the Search field.
Background color of the drop-down menu - changes the color of the field drop-down list Search.
Solid color - gives the color of the drop-down list the shade you need. Pregnant ON displays the input field into which you can enter the code of the desired color.
Gradient - gives the drop-down menu of the Search field a color that results from a transition from one color to another. In the ON position, two text fields are displayed in which you can enter the code of the required colors.
The CUSTOM SETTINGS section consists of 3 subsections: Category, Manufacturer and Product, each of which has a button for turning it on / off.
The Category subsection consists of an activation / deactivation button (1) and a block (2) that activates the names and meta tags of the Categories section.
The Manufacturer subsection consists of a button (1) that allows you to enable or disable the manufacturer field name in the drop-down list of the Search field and a block (2) that activates the names and meta tags of the Manufacturer section.
The Product subsection consists of a button (1) for activating / deactivating a subsection and a block (2), which activates the names and meta tags of the Manufacturer section.
The DESIGN section allows you to set the number of results that will be appear in the drop-down list of the Search field (1), add a link string to it “Show more results” (2), show in it the price of goods (3), its image (4), display of the field type (5), set the maximum allowable length of the name of the product, adding ellipsis to it (6,7).
The HISTORY & SUGGESTION section saves the search queries of users of your site in the Input value (1) column, and also allows you to add matches to them in the form of the product name in the Save value (2) column presented on your site. When the user enters a search query for which the name of the selected product is saved, it will be displayed in the drop-down list of the Search field.
To delete a saved search query, press the button (3).
After editing, save the changes by clicking the Save button.
The Simple ajax search plugin is downloaded, installed, and configured.
Now customers can take advantage of a convenient and quick search on your site.