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Search returns empty result
 
kiatng
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Total Posts:  875
Joined:  2008-09-03
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
 

If your search always return empty result for both quick search and advanced search:
Your search returns no results.
No items were found using the following search criteria. Modify your search

Then go to app/code/core/Mage/Catalog/Model/Product/Visibility.php and change the following from

/**
     * Add visibility in searchfilter to collection
     *
     * @deprecated
     * @param Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Collection_Abstract $collection
     * @return Mage_Catalog_Model_Product_Visibility
     */
    public function addVisibleInSearchFilterToCollection(Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Collection_Abstract $collection)
    
{
        $collection
->setVisibility($this->getVisibleInSearchIds());
        
//$collection->addAttributeToFilter('visibility', array('in'=>$this->getVisibleInSearchIds()));
        
return $this;
    
}

to

/**
     * Add visibility in searchfilter to collection
     *
     * @deprecated
     * @param Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Collection_Abstract $collection
     * @return Mage_Catalog_Model_Product_Visibility
     */
    public function addVisibleInSearchFilterToCollection(Mage_Eav_Model_Entity_Collection_Abstract $collection)
    
{
        
//$collection->setVisibility($this->getVisibleInSearchIds()); //comment this
        
$collection->addAttributeToFilter('visibility', array('in'=>$this->getVisibleInSearchIds())); //uncomment this
        
return $this;
    
}

This happened to me on ver 1.7.0.2, but cannot be reproduced in the demo store. Please let me know if you know why.

 
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martijn819
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Total Posts:  5
Joined:  2010-09-24
 

Thanks—this just save me. I couldn’t get any search results, now I have them again.

I am using the BoostMyShop Embedded ERP module, so that might influence visibility in an unexpected way.

 
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