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Catalog Search Refinement FREE

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Better, more relevant search results for your Magento store for FREE!
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Overview

Catalog Search Refinement FREE

Make the search results on your site more relevant with Catalog Search Refinement FREE Magento Extension by Activo Extensions. This simple extension makes default Magento search results more meaningful when multiple search terms are used by searching for ALL terms instead of ANY.

By default, when user enters multiple keywords in the search box, Magento searches for products containing ANY of the search keywords. This often leads to search results which do not accurately show what users are really looking for. As an example, a user is searching for red shoes and enters "red shoes" as their search term. Default Magento search will find everything that contains word "red" and everything that contains word "shoes" .

This Magento search refinement extension modifies the default search behavior to show only products that contain ALL search keywords. Going back the example above, this wold mean users will see only products that have both "red" and "shoes" in the product title or description. This leads to more accurate search results, happier customers and more orders!

Advanced Search with Weighted Attributes Magento Extension

If you're looking for more advanced search improvements, our Advanced Search with Weighted Attributes Magento Extension is your answer. This powerful Magento search extension includes weighted attributes, auto complete, auto suggest and search similarity, all without the need to install a 3rd party system like Solr or Sphinx. A low price and no subscription fees means this Magento search extension gives you the most bang for the buck on the market.

Configuration

Please note there are no configuration options for this Magento search extension. Once installed, it simply changes the Magento search behavior behind the scenes. For multiple keywords it will show only products that match ALL of the keywords, instead of matching ANY of the keywords.

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Have any questions, comments or suggestions about our Magento Catalog Search Refinement FREE extension?  Please visit the Catalog Search Refinement FREE support forum.

More by Activo

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Magento Connect: http://www.magentocommerce.com/magento-connect/developer/activo
Activo Extensions Website: http://extensions.activo.com
Release Notes

Compatible with Magento 1.5 - 1.9

2014-05-19 01:53:08
  • Version number: 1.0.8
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

Now fully tested and working with Magento ver. 1.5, 1.6, 1.7, 1.8, and 1.9. Also compatible with Magento EE up to latest version. Enhance your search results for free.

Minor update

2013-06-26 22:59:57
  • Version number: 1.0.7
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

Minor updates and bugfix release...

Compatibility fix for Magento 1.7.0.2 CE

2012-12-14 19:32:22
  • Version number: 1.0.5
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

This release fixes the compatibility issues with Magento version 1.7.0.2 CE and newer. Use this version of Catalog Search Refinement if you have Magento 1.7+ branch.

This release is also backwards compatible with the earlier versions of Magento starting from 1.5.0.2.

Fixed: package was reported to be broken

2012-10-16 23:10:17
  • Version number: 1.0.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

This FREE Catalog Search Refinement extension modifies your default search behavior to show only pages that contain ALL search keywords.; So in the example above users will see only pages that have both "red" and "shoes" in the product description.

Allow your users to refine their search when they add a search term for FREE!

2012-02-06 05:05:30
  • Version number: 1.0.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.5, 1.6
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Magento Connect 2.0

Magento Connect 2.0

Allow your users to refine their search when they add a search term for FREE! This is a free and open source magento extension that modifies the Magento default search functionality to allow search refinement.
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Catalog Search Refinement FREE 3.9 5 72 72
Works fine with 1.8.1 Awesome Extension! Works great with 1.8.1! Thanks Guys! July 4, 2014
Reindex All Data - Works Great! Always turn compilation off and backup your data before installing anything. Install through Magento Connect. Then Log out and in, Clear your cache, reindex all your data (not just catalog search), delete old search terms and it works perfectly! Thx so much! June 12, 2014
dont waste your time This extension does nothing, even developer team says that on their forum (according to their staff, it only reduces number of results). Oh no sorry, it does something. Waste your time, leaves some files after uninstall and make you remove the search synonyms, which i suggest to add instead of this. May 31, 2014
Great extension! Worked great for me. I sell perfumes and it is important to offer precise search and this extension delivers perfectly. Clear your cache, reindex your data, delete old search terms and you are good to go. Simple and effective. Make sure you turn compilation off and backup your data before installing. May 10, 2014
not working it is not working, shows same search results as before April 30, 2014
didnt worked form me i folllowed the instructions but shows the same results as the default search April 3, 2014
Doesn't work for us I've installed this extension twice, uninstalled the related search extensions and followed all the steps, reindex, cache, delete search terms . . . the installation was perfect but unfortunately it shows the same search results than before, so it's not working in our case . . . April 1, 2014
Works fine 1.8.1 Just installed and it´s working really great. Now the search functions really makes sense. I flushed the caches and now there are great results. Thanks a lot for this free extension. March 29, 2014
Excellent addition Fixes all magento search issues - if you want better search func - try it January 24, 2014
Is not working on Magento 1.7 I have installed this module its installed without giving any error, I followed all instructions but search results showing as before, no change at all. But I got it worked , after tweaking the code little bit In file \Activo\CatalogSearch\Model\Resource\Fulltext.php I have changed the code in line 62, foreach ($words as $word) { $like[] = $helper->getCILike('s.data_index', $word, array('position' => 'any')); } to $like[] = $helper->getCILike('s.data_index', $queryText, array('position' => 'any')); Removed the $word to $queryText , then it will be like data_index like "%somthing%" January 20, 2014
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After install the module in Magento Connect i've:

[X] Clear Cache and Session Folder
[X] Reindex Catalog
[X] Refresh Cache Storage Management
[X] Logout and login admin

but i can't see the module under System-> Configuration
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log out from admin panel and then log in. do it always after installing of any new extension.
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This module does not have any configurable options, it just alters the search behavior quietly behind the scene.

Therefore it does not show in you System -> Configuration menu. You can see if module installed correctly by going to System -> Configuration -> Advanced -> Advanced and see if it appears in the Disable Module Output menu there as "Enable".
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Any news on if this is possible?
I upgraded and lost search functionality.
Had to disable and re--index to get the old search back.

Would upgrade to the paid version if this is compatible.

Thanks!
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I just installed it on 1.8.1 it works perfectly. didn't had any problems.
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I Have a catalog where people will search for abc-123 I want to replace the dash in the search with a space. Can this be done?
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In installed the extension according to your instructions.
Cleared all Cache.
Re-indexed.
Deleted all saved search terms.
Logged out and logged back into Admin.

But I do not see the "Advanced Search" in the System > Configuration menu like you show on the screencast. Also there is no affect on the front end of my website.
I do see the extension as enabled in the System > Configuration > Advanced > Advanced section.

Please advise.
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Does this extension only improve searches when search type (System > Configuration > Catalog > Catalog Search > Search Type) is "Like"? Or does it also work when search type is "Fulltext" or "Combine"?
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congratulating is not work
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