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Configuration: Catalog - Catalog Search

System > Configuration > Catalog > Catalog > Catalog Search

Overview

The Catalog Search section is used to configure search query lengths, word count, search suggestions and recommendations for your Magento Go store.

Note: For more information, see: Managing Search Terms

Field Descriptions

Options Scope Description
Minimal Query Length Store View Enter a numeric value to determine the minimum number of characters allowed in a search query.
Maximum Query Length Store View Enter a numeric value to determine the maximum number of characters allowed in a search query.
Maximum Query Word Count Store View Enter a numeric value to determine the maximum number of words allowed in a search query.
Enable Search Suggestions Store View If set to “Yes,” the Search Results list for a query that returns no results displays the message, “Did you mean:” followed by a list of closely matching search terms as suggestions.

Note: Enabling Search Suggestions helps customers find similar products, but may impact performance.

Show Results Count for Each Suggestion Store View If set to “Yes,” the list of suggestions includes the number of times the search term has been submitted.  Options include:
Yes: Displays the number of times the search term has been submitted.
No: Does not display the number of times the search term has been submitted.
Enable Search Recommendations Store View If set to “Yes,” the Search Results list for a query that returns no results displays a selection of related search terms. Options include:
Yes: Displays the text, “Related Search Terms,” followed by a list of recommendations from the selection of related search terms.
No: Does not display “Related Search Terms.”