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Better Store Search

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Dramatically reduces customer exits from your store because of inaccurate search results. Highly customizable.
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Better Store Search

www.BetterStoreSearch.com

Improve your Magento search. Improve your sales.


Better Store Search improves the default Magento search so your customers can find exactly what they’re looking for, faster. Using an advanced algorithm, Better Store Search places products that your customers are more likely to be looking for near the top of each search. Making your search easier means that customers find the products they’re looking for.


Improve your conversion rate, decrease your exit rate, and increase your sales.


Features include:

  • Phonetic matching to return a Google-style “did you mean” result for incorrectly spelled searches.
  • Customizable search weightings so that store administrators can specify which products appear at the top of searches more often.
  • CMS page searching within your Magento search!
  • And much more!

For a demo video & full list of features, please visit www.BetterStoreSearch.com.


Better Store Search is brought to you by the makers of Sweet Tooth - Magento's premier Customer Loyalty Extension & Better Store CMS - a must have for anyone who uses Magento's CMS editor.
Release Notes

Greatly improves the accuracy of Magento store product search functions and adds new search features.

2013-10-22 15:02:55
  • Version number: 3.4.0.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.0.0, 1.9.0.0, 1.9.1.0, 1.9.2.0, 1.10, 1.11, 1.11.1, 1.12, 1.13

We're excited to announce the release of Better Store Search 3.4.0.0!

In addition to a few bug fixes & improvements, you can also expect:

To access your files for download, check out self serve with your license key. For more detailed instructions, read: How can I download the latest version?

Forgot your self-serve credentials? Don't worry! Just create a new account and enter in your license key under the "My Licenses & Downloads" section.

Check out the full change log here.

Greatly improves the accuracy of Magento store product search functions and adds new search features.

2010-06-07 12:05:56
  • Version number: 3.0
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.3, 1.4, 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7.0.0, 1.7.1.0, 1.8.0.0, 1.9.0.0, 1.9.1.0, 1.9.2.0, 1.10, 1.11

WDCA's new Better Store Search extension improves your Magento catalog product search by using a special algorithm to weigh the products that the customer is more likely to be looking for near the top of the search.

If your customers have ever had problems finding your products, you need to install this extension on your store.

More information about features and a video can be found at http://www.BetterStoreSearch.com.

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Better Store Search 4.9 5 45 45
Better Than The Standard Magento Search We tried using the standard magento search when we launched our new site and ran into major headaches right away. Customers simply could not find the products they were searching for, especially if they did not enter the name into the search bar 100% correctly. We then switched to Better Store Search and our orders dramatically increased because not only did the search results improve but we were also able to to teach the system how to redirect the search to the intended product when only a partial title was entered into the search bar. Our developers had no difficulty at all installing the Better Store Search module and it has worked flawlessly ever since. We are very happy we chose the Better Store Search extension and would recommend it to anyone with an e-commerce website. September 19, 2013
Great product all the years we've used it We've been using it for years now. After the initial bugs got worked out it's now working as intended. September 19, 2013
Get this extension! Magento's native search is terrible, and this extension is awesome. Take your time and read the installation guide carefully. Install it, do some CSS tweaks as necessary, then forget about it. On our site, we have 25,000 products with long descriptions. The extension works great. My client and I are very, very happy with the results. September 19, 2013
Best search extension for the price We tried three search extensions before purchasing Better Store Search. After the previous experiences we didn't hold out a lot of hope that it would be able to solve our unique naming issues that were causing products to go unfound by other search engines but with some great support we ended up with exactly what we wanted. September 19, 2013
Great product!! This is a great product and it greatly improves the standard Magento search engine. I would purchase it again!! September 19, 2013
Excellent Extension We are a Magento Silver Partner and purchase this extension for almost all of our clients (both community and enterprise). It is well built, and does exactly what it claims to do. I would definitely recommend this product. September 19, 2013
Wow I lurked around this extension for several months, we have a site dealing with office supplies and a lot of other stuff, around 12000 articles, magento searches for "Red file cabinet" usually returned a red cup, a nail file (yes we sell those) and a rubber duck... (we don´t even sell those). The extension is prohibitively expensive but it is worth the money, performing searches now (sadly) produces no rubber ducks but google style results. We had a problem with conflicting extensions and support was quick, capable and courteous. But my wallet hurts.... Especially since i will probably have to purchase this for our other sites. February 21, 2013
Very satisfied with fast support and even solving conflicts with other extensions. Thanks! January 30, 2013
I'm very satisfied with the product and the technical support responded to all my inquiries in a couple of minutes. January 7, 2013
One of the best Magento extensions ever! A lot of bang for the buck. At our Dutch multi domain webshops with lot's of products it works very, very well. Search results are dramatically improved and as result sales also. It saves money because we have less phone calls. Support of Better Store Search team is excellent, friendly and quick. And best of all, this extension is still being improved. If you take your business serious, you should buy this one, no doubt. November 20, 2012
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hey guys. great extension.

How/where can i translate "did you mean" text?

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The "Did you mean" would be modified to Your Local Language in your translation CSV file titled "TBT_Bss.csv", as would all other unique phrases to Better Store Search. They are located under "app/locale/en_US/TBT_Bss.csv". Proceed to take the following steps to transition BSS to your EXISTING local languages translation file (installed using the Magento translation files).

1) Copy the "TBT_Bss.csv" file, and paste it in your languages locale, which should be located under "app/locale/language_COUNTRY" as your country's translation file (be it Germany, Switzerland, etc.).

2) Open this newly copied over TBT_Bss.csv. The format of the file is like this: “Phrase in English”,”Phrase in English”.'

3) To translate to your language, change the second instance of the English translation to the equivalent word or phrase in your language (after the comma): “Phrase in English”,”Phrase in Your Language”. Clear your cache. And your all set!

If you need more help, go to the "Get Help" tab and contact support directly.

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Can you search do predicted search answers like Google has and also find miss spelled words ?
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Hi,

BSS comes with a much improved "Did You Mean?" functionality which uses soundex algorithm for suggesting products so when a term is entered incorrectly or misspelled on the search box, the DYM will suggest the most appropriate term.

If you need more information, please visit our website and use our contact form.

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Hi Guys,

The BSS index won't stop saying "processing" and it's completely crashing my site and stopping most other indexes from running.

Any ideas how I fix this?

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