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Search Autocomplete and Suggest by aheadWorks

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Improve your online store’s usability to attract new customers and increase your sales.
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Overview

Search Autocomplete and Suggest by aheadWorks

Instant search
With the Magento Search Autocomplete and Suggest extension, you can let visitors save time when they are upon the look of the required item. Deliver the most relevant search results to your store visitors after the third character is entered. The dropdown list shows items matching search terms and customers can easily navigate to the desired product by passing the search results page.

Instant Search

Suggest search keywords
With the Search Autocomplete and Suggest extension for Magento, your clients can view the list of suggestions based on the search term. A visitor can choose any suggested keyword and go to the search results page of the selected keyword.

Search by any product attribute
The Magento Search Suggestions module allows you to restrict search results by any text attribute: product name, description, SKU, meta data, etc.

Customizable search item layout
Give your clients a sneak peek of what they are looking for. Display product name, price, picture, and even a short description in the dropdown list. You can also configure the dimension of a product thumbnail from the admin panel to fit your store design.

Customizable Template

Set up text messages of the search result list
You can customize the text in the header and footer of the search results list. The module also gives you a possibility to specify your own message that will appear in the dropdown list if nothing is found.

Text Message

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Visit Extension Page:
http://ecommerce.aheadworks.com/magento-extensions/search-autocomplete-and-suggest.html

Full control over the search results list


  • Limit items displayed in the dropdown list
    You can specify the number of products to be displayed in search results list. To see all products that match search terms, visitors should click the All Results button.
  • All Results Button

  • Sort search results in alphabetical order
    All the search suggestions are displayed in alphabetical order in dropdown list by default.
  • Hide ‘Out of Stock’ products
    The Magento Search Autocomplete and Suggest module allows you to show/hide out of stock products in the search results list.
  • Fully customizable look
    With a simple CSS editing, you can change any elements including colors, borders, paddings, etc.

Fast and convenient search


  • Powered with AJAX
    Magento Search Autocomplete makes your store search much faster as it is AJAX-based and doesn’t load your full database of products, only those that have been matched.
  • Search by tags
    If the option is enabled, your store visitors can perform search by any tags assigned to products.
  • Open search result link in a new window
    The administrator can easily decide whether a product page will be opened in a new window or the current page will be refreshed after a customer clicks the required product link in the dropdown list.
  • Customizable search delay
    The module allows you to configure search delay as a customer types.
  • Preloader picture
    You can add your own preloader image to the website. It will appear in the search box when a visitor starts typing.
  • Preloader Image

And much more…


  • Translation support
  • The module adds only new features without breaking or replacing store’s original functionality
  • Uses 100% pure JavaScript and CSS, no flash or other embedded content
  • Integration with Advanced Search by aheadWorks

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Release Notes

Changelog v.3.4.5

2014-11-04 13:32:49
  • Version number: 3.4.5
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1, 1.14
+ Compatibility with AJAX Cart Pro
* Search results disappeared on any element click

Changelog v.3.4.3

2014-10-06 12:21:14
  • Version number: 3.4.3
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1, 1.14
* Problem with "short_description" attribute
* Text in Customer Service CMS page floated to the left

Changelog v.3.4.2

2014-06-26 09:28:58
  • Version number: 3.4.2
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1, 1.14
* Incorrect position of the preloader image in the Search field
* Incorrect position of the popup window with search results
* Incorrect look of the popup window

Changelog v.3.4.1

2014-03-24 12:08:22
  • Version number: 3.4.1
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1
* Incorrect search when both “Name” and “Description” attributes were selected

Changelog v.3.4

2014-01-31 12:43:14
  • Version number: 3.4
  • Stability: Stable
  • Compatibility: 1.4.1.1, 1.4.2, 1.5, 1.6, 1.6.1, 1.6.2.0, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.12, 1.13, 1.13.1
+ Suggested Keywords
+ "All Results" button
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Search Autocomplete and Suggest by aheadWorks 5 5 17 17
Works as expected - great support I recently installed this extension in another magento-shop - version 1.9 (I already used the extension in another shop and knew that it was excellent). This extension works great also with the new magento rwd responsive template. I needed some small support for a few issues we had with our specific shop configuration, but aheadworks support reacted very fast and fixed my problems within a few hours. October 8, 2014
Fast and friendly service We bought this extension last month to have it installed in Magento, but we decided to migrate to another ecommerce platform after buying it. I sent an email to AheadWorks about a refund and got a very friendly reply about an hour later. She told me it was no problem and we will recieve a full refund! Much appreciated! John September 18, 2014
Thanks for your support Great Support. Recommended the product. Excellent Service. September 16, 2014
Excellent extension for search suggestion Extension works very well and installs without problems. The documentation is well written and you can have this up and working on your sites within minutes. The support is great and very fast. They helped me fine tune the search and suggestions that was returned on my site. August 28, 2014
Fantastic extension - well worth paying for. Magento's search leaves a lot to be desired - we tried some free ones but they never did exactly what we wanted. This one installed fine and worked a treat. We have one small issue with 1.7 and they logged in and sorted it out within a day. Superb support. Cannot recommend more. February 18, 2014
Wonderful on-the-fly search addition with images The Google autocomplete feature is great, suggesting terms on the fly as I type. This module adds even to that: it can show product pictures, which make finding what I'm looking for even easier. September 20, 2013
Amazing support This extension works as described and the support is amazing - fast and reliable. June 28, 2013
Great module, highly recommended! Recently bought Search Autocomplete and Suggest and got it up-and-running within minutes. It works like a charm. Recommended for everyone who wants to add better search functionality to their shop(s). Very satisfied with this extension! June 25, 2013
Excellent addon We are a regular customer of AheadWorks and we've been using AdvancedSearch for some time now. We decided to replace magento's autocomplete with Search & Autocomplete and we are very happy we did so. As always customer support was excellent. Highly recommended. April 2, 2013
Although the plugin works perfectly I had a couple of little issues with my styles. I contacted their technical support and their service was so fast and excellent, that I must recommend you this extension. December 21, 2012
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Hello i want to include multiple (2) searchs on my magento shop for different attributes.

a quick response would be great.
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Hello!

The Search Autocomplete And Suggest extension allows using multiple attributes as search targets.
However, if your idea is to have 2 separate search boxes, it is not possible with our extension: the module will still work through the native Magento search bar.
Thank you.
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I have seen some similar extensions, where auto-suggest is working, when "Use flat product catalog" is set to No.

If, it is set to Yes, auto-suggest does not work. In our store, "Use flat product catalog" is set to Yes and it will always be to Yes.

Does this extension, related to this setting that is "Use flat product catalog" ?
Will this work, when "Use flat product catalog" is set to Yes ?
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Hello!

The Search Autocomplete And Suggest extension works with the flat catalog option enabled, this Magento functions does not affect the work of the extension.

Thank you!
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