Search

The search module provides a search function throughout your entire app, users can find content using key phrases, and you can customize the searchability of content on your app and create filters to categorize your content.

Installation

You can install this module in your app in the following places:

  • App's Home Menu ✓
  • App's Side Menu ✓

You can find the search module in the Essentials category. Drag and drop the module into your home or side menu to install it.

search

Duplicability

This module can be duplicated in several sections in your app ✓

Main Features

The Search module comprises 4 features, set as default.

1.) Search

A powerful search function that can navigate all over your app using elastic search and show results instantly.

search

2.) Advanced Search

A feature to add additional search filters, customized based on which content you want your users to find.

advanced search

3.) Keyword Search

Allows users to search through your app using key phrases.

keyword search

Configuration

1.) Once you have installed the module by dragging and dropping it in the home or side menu,

drag&drop

You can rename the module and choose an Android and an iOS icon for it. Click the "Configure" button to open the settings of the module.

search module

2.) Here, you can change the background image displayed when you open the search module.

add image

3.) Enter the title and the description of the search page.

title&description

Which will be displayed as follows:

description

4.) You can enable text search, which will allow users to search the entire app using a certain key phrase, you can also assign the search to function using a certain criterion (Area, Country, Product)

text&search by

Note that you need to enable text search to add: Title, Description and Text only

enable text search

5.) Next, you can choose the button icon and the icon and button color.

style

As shown below:

searchcolor

6.) Here, you can select where your keyword will be searchable in your app, so if you check group, the search results will be displayed from groups; check all if you wish the search to be in every section of your app.

type

Set up a Search Filter

1.) Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click on setup under the filter option.

setup filter

6.) You have the option to include up to three filters; these filters can be assigned to any element, like a channel, group, booking, or event, so that when people search for these filters, the elements can come up.

search filters

7.) When you go back to the channel from the left admin menu,

channels

8.) Hover over the channel and click 'View Details'.

view details

9.) You can assign the filter under which this channel will come up.

filter keywords

The same goes on chat groups.

view details down arrow search filter

Events.

view details down arrow assign filter

And Bookings.

view details down arrow search filter

In the settings, you have the option to include ads in your app using the Google AdMob Module.

Note that you have to install the Google AdMob Module first.

enable ads

Don't forget to click Save after you finish.

save