The following steps learn how to create a search page:

  1. Go to “content”> “add content”

  1. Click on “Search page” to create a search page.

  1. Choose the language in which you want to create the page (Automatically set to English)

  2. complete all the necessary fields:

  • Title of the search page       

  • What page types do you want to search for ? Check the page types you wish to be found by the visitor.       

  • You can choose to exclude automatically generated pages from the search function. When this is checked, automatically generated pages will not be displayed in the search function. Examples include the business directory, news overview and the standard search page.       

  • You can choose to display the number of search results. You can show this by ticking "Show the number of search results".       

  • By indicating “Pager at the top”, you ensure that a pager is displayed at the top of the page.       

  • When you activate “Pager at the bottom”, you can display a page indication at the bottom of the page.       

  • You also have the option to make different sorting options available. You can select which sorting options you want to make available       

    • you can sort based on relevance       

    • Based on the title       

    • Based on the Publication date       

    • Based on the date of the event       

  • You have the option to choose a default sort for your search function.       

  • You also have the option to choose the default sort order of your search function.       

  • You can also personalize the search button. By checking the option below you have the option to place the standard text in the search bar, but you can also add your own message. If you do not indicate it, you will be given the option to add an alternative text.       

  • You can also choose to hide the free search field. You can do this if you do not want the visitor to be able to search for a specific page.       

  • You can also place a prefilter that filters based on the date of the event.       

  • You can also give different options to filter by certain options.       

  • You must also indicate standard filiter. The results will then be sorted by this filter by default.       

    • When you check Enabled, you enable the filter, this allows the visitor       

    • In addition, you can also choose to display the filter as a drop-down list in which you can choose from a list. Or you can choose to display the filter as a list so that the visitor sees a list of filter options.       

    • You can also use the filter as a prefix filter. This will activate the filter regardless of visitor behaviour.