Prestashop Search Auto Suggest – User Manual

1.0 Introduction

Knowband offers Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Addon which implements autocomplete search field functionality on your Prestashop eCommerce store. The Prestashop auto suggest module provides search suggestions to customers when the customer types anything in the search field. With the help of this Prestashop plugin the online store admin can also display prices on the product suggestion list. The eCommerce store admin can filter the product search result on the bases of stock status also.

This Prestashop auto suggest plugin makes product searching much easier for the customers. The Prestashop fast search addon allows search in product description by product name, SKU, Description, Tag, UPC, EAN .etc). This way the online store admin can offer a better store experience to the customers by showing them suggested products during product search. The customers can view a list of products as suggestions at the same time when they start searching any product on the website search box.

1.1 Benefits for Merchants

  1. The Prestashop auto-suggest module can be customized be store admin without any hassle.
  2. The Prestashop search suggest plugin change highlight color as per your theme template.
  3. The Prestashop store admin can show or hide product price as per requirement.
  4. The Prestashop Fast auto search plugin allows the store admin to set the number of product suggestions.
  5. The Prestashop store admin can change the limit of characters to start searching. The minimum character limit is 3.
  6. The store admin can allow searching in products and category or can select only one of them.
  7. The Prestashop search complete addon provides an option to set the product search result based on stock status. Out of stock products can be hidden.
  8. The Prestashop addon allows search in product details ie product name, SKU, Description, Tag etc.
  9. Prestashop autocorrects search addon can check top 10 search keywords in your store.
  10. The Prestashop search auto complete module provides search statistics which provides information about the keyword searched by the user.

1.2 Features

  1. The admin can customize the search suggestions in a hassle free way by using this Prestashop search complete addon.
  2. The Prestashop search suggest module is compatible with all PrestaShop themes.
  3. The PrestaShop quick auto search plugin offers the autocomplete search suggestions feature.
  4. The Prestashop fast search addon offers to search on the bases of details like name, description, tags, SKU .etc
  5. The quick search addon offers products or category searching suggestions. Admin can also select both of them.
  6. The Prestashop quick auto search plugin provides fast ajax search results.
  7. The Prestashop search complete addon offers search results with thumbnail images.
  8. The e-merchant can show prices with the product suggestions. The Prestashop Fast auto search plugin allows showing or hiding the product prices with the product suggestions.
  9. Admin can change highlight text color from the admin interface of this Prestashop quick search addon.
  10. The Prestashop Fast auto search plugin shows top 10 searched keywords list in the search statistics.
  11. The Prestashop search autocomplete module is multi Store compatible and also offers multi-lingual support.
  12. The Prestashop search suggestion plugin is SSL compatible and browser compatible too.

1.3 Benefits for Customers

  1. This Prestashop search auto complete module helps your customers to search desired product without any wastage of time.
  2. The online customers can also check product price directly in search suggestions.
  3. The Prestashop search autocomplete plugin offers thumbnail image which helps the customer to select the product.
  4. There is no need to type the complete name of the product.
  5. The Prestashop addon offers mobile responsive interface.
  6. Prestashop search autocomplete plugin is compatible with all browsers.

2.0 Steps For Installation of Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Addon

Once the store admin purchases the Prestashop search auto complete module from the Knowband store, he will get below-mentioned files:

1. The zipped file consists the source code of the Prestashop search auto complete module.

2. User Manual

The online store owner can follow the provided steps to install the Prestashop search auto complete module.

  • First of all the admin needs to unzip the zipped file. This file includes a few files and folders.
  • Copy the all the folder and paste them into the “Modules” folder of the store’s directory. The admin can follow the path – Root Directory/modules/.

3. Now the store owner can install the Prestashop quick auto search plugin. As an eCommerce store owner, the admin can find that in Store Admin -> Modules and Services. It would be shown as below –

installation Prestashop fast search addon
Now the admin can click on the “Install” button to install this module easily. A confirmation pop-up will be shown. Click on “Proceed with the installation” option. This step will install the live chat support module and show notification – “Module(s) installed successfully”.

3.0 User Manual

The Prestashop store admin can change the various settings of this plugin according to requirements, which will be reflected on the front end as well as in the admin panel. By using this Prestashop auto correct search addon the admin can automatically complete the search on the website. The admin can apply the settings in order to implement the auto suggest functionality.

3.1 Admin Interface

After installing the Prestashop quick search addon into the store, the plug-in will provide the following interface:

1. General Settings

2. Product Search Settings

3. Search Statistics

3.2 General Settings

On clicking on configure link on module listing page, the system will open general settings tabs by default.

Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Addon

Initially, fields in the above form will be already filled with their default values.

1. Enable/Disable: Initially, this will be OFF. Admin can enable/disable plug-in by turning ON/OFF this setting.

2. Enable/Disable Price Show: Initially, the option will be OFF. Admin can enable/disable the option to show the price of the search result.

3. Highlight Color: Initially, this will be filled with some default value. Admin can change the background color of the subscribe box by picking a color from the color picker that will be reflected on the front end to highlight the text entered by the user in the search result.

4. Chose Limit: Using this option the admin can set the maximum limit show search result by default the value will be 10.

Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Addon

5. Minimum Letters: The minimum letters the user enter to start the search can be set using this option. By default, the value will be 3.

6. Search In: The Prestashop admin can choose for what to show the search result by simply checking the options.

3.3 Product Search Settings

In this tab, the admin can configure all the settings regarding product search details are described below.

Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Addon

1. Search Text In Product Details: In this option, Prestashop admin can choose where to search the search term in the product details simply be checking the options.

2. Rule: In this admin can decide the rules for search algorithm like which kind of product are supposed to be searched (In Stock, Out of stock, Any etc).

3.4 Search Statistics

In this tab, admin can view the keyword searched by the users in the front end in the form of the list and in the form of the graph.

Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Module

4.0 Front End Module

After enabling the Prestashop search auto complete module the front-end user will be able to search the product using advanced algorithms, just by entering text in the search box user will be able to view the search result as shown below:

Prestashop Search Auto Suggest Module

Clicking on any product or category will redirect you to the particular product/category.

Thus with the help of this Prestashop autocorrect search addon the eCommerce store admin can offer a better store experience to the store visitors and customers as well. The customers can easily view the desired products without even inserting the full name. This Prestashop search suggestion module offers a user-friendly interface. The admin can customize the Prestashop quick auto search plugin as per their requirements. This Prestashop plugin offers smooth and flawless working.

The online users can get the search suggestions while searching for any product on the website search box. The customers can easily get the product which improves their store experience. The eCommerce store admin can show price details with the product suggestions. The Prestashop auto suggest addon is highly customizable and allows the store admin to select from category or products for showing searches from selected sections. Prestashop fast search addon also provides an option to hide out of stock products from the search suggestions list. Prestashop Fast auto search plugin is multi-lingual compatible which makes the search easy for all the users. This way, the store admin can implement this Prestashop quick search addon and offer better store experience which can also increase the sales and conversions.

Recommendations

Refresh home page of your store every time you enable/disable plugin.

If Prestashop Fast auto search plugin is not working after installation then please check permissions on modules folder. The folder should be writable. Please make the folder permission to 755

We hope that we have covered all the concerns regarding the installation and product guide of this Prestashop Addon. Check out what new Prestashop 1.7 brings for eCommerce customers.

For more Prestashop addons please visit Knowband:

Prestashop Fast auto search addon Module Link.

Knowband Prestashop search auto complete plugin Admin Demo Link.

Knowband Prestashop auto suggest module Front Demo Link.

Knowband Prestashop quick auto search plugin Youtube video.

Prestashop search suggest Addon Store Link.

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