Web Design

Joomla: Custom Search Using Custom Properties Extension

Download the extension at http://www.solidsystem.it/

IGNORE ALL ERRORS AFTER INSTALLATION

Go to Module and Plugin extensions and enable them.

Go to the Component Manager: Components > Custom Properties

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First is Manage Custom Properties.

Make a new Property. The default setting is unpublished - remember to turn this on when you finish.

Make a new name and label.

In this example, I'm making a check box.

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Press the 'Apply' button.

Add your value (no spaces or special characters) and label (What will be seen - spaces OK). I'm making a value called 'Reviewed'

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Press save

Assign Custom Properties

I've Filtered my articles down to a few shops.

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Tick, then click the article to see the properties (if this is your first attempt, there will be no properties assigned. In my example, I've clicked Paul's Pizza, which is a Western Restaurant on Guilin Lu that offers home delivery (Yes, it's also a pizza shop. I've fixed that little error.)

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Tick one, or all the articles you want to assign custom properties to.

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Then select the custom property (Shift click to add more than one value) and press 'Add'

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Save when finished, and remember to publish.

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Your custom search should now be ready to use. If not, check the modules and plugins to make sure they are all enabled

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