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Live search

The fastest and the most feature-rich search for your online store.

The Live Search add-on is a free-of-a-monthly-fee alternative to cloud search services.

Clustering caching system provides maximum search speed in stores with a large number of products.

The search history will help to analyse the search activity in your store, add suggestions and recommendations displayed in the search results, and get rid of the zero search results.

Customizable look and feel of the Live Search will make the search simple and convenient, and your clients will see only relevant search results thanks to the fine search conditions tuning.

Cart-Power “Live Search” - Product search is easy.

Enter the comma separated URLs of the storefronts where this product will be used.
Select the CS-Cart edition on which you will use the add-on.
The update period determines the period of time when you can get access to the new versions of this add-on compatible with the new versions of CS-Cart software released during the chosen period.
To instal the add-on, we will need the FTP access to your server. Please send it along with the order number to sales@cart-power.com once the order is paid.

What the Live Search Add-on Does

Not just searches products but guides the customer to a purchase

  • An animation in the search bar motivates to enter a search query;
  • When you start entering a search query, it shows the Suggestions with possible variants for the ending of the search query;
  • The Featured products section in the search results increases the chance to sell them;
  • The Add to cart / Add to comparison list / Add to wish list buttons right in the search results reduce the number of steps to the purchase;
  • For products with options, instead of adding to the cart, a preview window opens to select options;
  • It shows common products of vendors as one product or separate products of different vendors (in CS-Cart Multi-Vendor edition).

Improves overall search performance

  • Offers corrected suggestions for misspelled search queries thanks to integration with Yandex.Speller service;
  • Understands synonyms (saved synonyms, word spellings, abbreviations) and can start searching them without waiting for the whole word to be entered;
  • Can ignore certain symbols/characters in search queries. For example, you can ignore quotes (“”) in the request.

Makes the search results more relevant to the clients request:

  • Can search by all textual data fields of a product (Name, Short description, Full description, Meta keywords, Options, Features, Languages, Search words, Stop words, Product code, Meta description, Price, Time of creation, Status, Popularity , Product code for combinations of options, Vendor name);
  • Can search not only by products, but also by store pages, Blog and Power Blog articles (Cart-Power: Power Blog add-on);
  • Searches by words or phrases;
  • 6 variants for sorting products in the search results (by date of creation, popularity, priority fields, price Low to High, price High to Low, product name A-Z);
  • Stop words functionality for products, to exclude product from the search results;
  • Setting priorities for search results allows you to flexibly customize the order in which search results are displayed.

Makes the life of the store administrator easier

  • Automatically caches changes when you create / update / delete products;
  • Records search history for analysis and work on bugs;
  • Can automatically generate search suggestions from the search history;
  • Import of search phrases and synonyms for search in CSV format;
  • Export of search history, search phrases and synonyms for search in CSV format;
  • Separate page and CRON script for generating the Live Search cache on a schedule;
  • Access restrictions for user groups to view and manage Live search.

Saves your server resources

  • You can set a Search delay - giving your client time to type in a search phrase;
  • Uses Ajax technology (sends only one request after the buyer completes entering the search phrase).

Increases search speed

  • Use of the Cache;
  • Index the product data (for the stores with a large product database only);
  • The search request is sent automatically when the buyer completes the search phrase;
  • You can disable search by full and short descriptions to speed up the search.

Fits your website design

  • Choose elements to include in the search results: product images, product code, new and old price, taxes, categories, brands, suggestions, featured products;
  • Set colors for the elements so that they do not stand out from the design of your site;
  • In the CS-Cart Multi-Vendor Ultimate version the settings are divided by storefronts - you can customize each store separately.

Support

Learn more in add-on documentation.

Need modifications or any assistance? Please, feel free to contact us via HelpDesk system.


Upgrades

6 months of the free upgrade period included.


Works correctly with the popular themes YOUPI and UniTheme.

  • CS-Cart B2C
  • CS-Cart B2B
  • CS-Cart B2B & B2C
  • CS-Cart Ultimate
  • Multi-Vendor
  • Multi-Vendor Plus
  • Multi-Vendor Ultimate
  • 4.15.x
  • 4.14.x
  • 4.13.x
  • 4.12.x
  • 4.11.x
  • 4.10.x
  • 4.9.x
  • 4.8.х
  • 4.7.x
  • 4.6.x
  • 4.5.x
  • 4.4.x
  • 4.3.x
  • Responsive
  • UniTheme
  • YOUPI Theme
Please, Contact us, if you need add-on for another version.
Live search
This add-on is great. The company even did custom development for me to work with common products. They were responsive and clear about the work they were going to perform.

We did have a little mixup in emails but the company handled it well and went out of there way to make up for the mixup. Quick and extremely accommodating. Definitely, recommend using Cart Power.
It runs as promised. I like speed, many options and no problem installation. Go for it if you want to improve customer experience of your site.
Использую модуль в двух магазинах. Классный и удобный. Поиск не тормозит и функционален. Спасибо. Реально удобно пользоваться.
Используем данный модуль в нашем интернет-магазине спортивных товаров ReAktivsport.ru - https://reaktivsport.ru/
Работает хорошо, документация есть, в админке можно видеть то, что пользователи искали.
В общем, рекомендую!
Очень хороший и полезный модуль.
Я уверен, что эта функция поиска должна быть на любом сайте, особенно в интернет магазине.
Dear Adi,

> Can i search only by product name?

Yes, you can.
This addon is a must, fast, easy to use..
Unfortunately (in the begininning) wasnt working perfect - unfortunately cart-power dont effort the best result for older versions - i do have V3.X).
BUT the support team of cart-power is always there for you, to solve the issues, always kind, and they do read what you write to them!! they dont pass the issues, they solve them.. Now im 100% satisfied with this addons and their react to make it work!
Can i search only by product name?
Purchased the Live Search add on for our CScart. Ran into issues with installing, because our theme is so custom. Contacted support immediately and got support instantly!!

Ruslan (the support tech) was able to get the add on working very quickly. Great customer service! Great tech support! and a Great product!

We are very pleased with the performance of Live Search, far better than Searchanise which we used prior to this installation.

Thank you to Ruslan and the entire Cart Power team!
Works great, installs without hassle en maximizes revenue. More then happy with this addon. Works like a charm!
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CS-Cart/ Multi-Vendor 4.3.6 - 4.15.1
Version 3.11 from 09 Jun 2022
[*] - Pressing the Enter button right after entering the search request will redirect to the all search results page.
[!] - When the search acceleration is enabled, the search by part of the product code did not return any result. Fixed.
[!] - Responsive theme: The second line of the long product name was cut off. Fixed.
[!] - The price was not displayed for out of stock products. Fixed.
[!] - Search by variation code did not return any result for variations without separate product position. Fixed.

Version 3.10 from 06 May 2022
[!] - Keyboard navigation worked incorrectly. Fixed.

Version 3.9 from 22 Apr 2022
[!] - After the upgrade to add-on version 3.8, the search did not work with the “Use cache” setting enabled.Fixed.

Version 3.8 from 19 Apr 2022
[+] - The ability to show a product in the recommended block, if the request completely matches the SKU was added.
[+] - The ability to set priorities of the categories in the search results and sort the search results grouped by category by priority or alphabetically was added.
[+] - The ability to display product categories in a special block on the default search results page was added.
[+] - The ability to quickly clear the search input field was added.
[+] - Search motivation: The ability to adjust animation speed was added.
[+] - The ability to add a placeholder for the search string was added.
[+] - The ability to filter the search results by categories was added.
[+] - The navigation through the search results from the keyboard was added.
[+] - The smart sorting of search results was added.
[+] - The ability to display out of stock products at the end of the list was added.
[+] - The search history for authorized users was added.
[+] - The ability to set the priority for the search keywords was added.
[+] - Multi-Vendor: Vendors can now suggest synonyms.
[+] - The ability to search for products by tags was added.
[*] - If there is a synonym in the query, the search will be performed both by the synonym and by the search value.
[*] - The logic of the work with the Yandex.Speller was improved.
[!] - Search by page title did not work. Fixed.
[!] - Colors in the styling section did not change on the latest versions of CS-Cart. Fixed.
[!] - In stores with large product databases, there were issues with generating the cache tables. Fixed.
[-] - The ability to remove field priorities is no longer available.

Version 3.7 from 29 Jul 2021
[!] - Starting from the add-on version 3.5 setting for limiting the number of categories to show in the search results did not work correctly. Fixed.

Version 3.6 from 28 Jul 2021
[+] - The ability to search by partial synonym match (at the beginning) was added.
[*] - Multi-Vendor Ultimate: Add-on can be configured separately for each storefront.
[!] - CS-Cart Ultimate: import of synonyms did not work. Fixed.
[!] - There were issues with the layout on the VIVAshop theme. Fixed.
[!] - Search by article was enabled regardless of the "Search by product code" setting. Fixed.

Version 3.5 from 26 Jul 2021
[!] - The "export" button was duplicated on the export search phrases page. Fixed.
[!] - Vendor information was not displayed in the search results. Fixed.
[!] - On the vendor's page common products were not displayed in the search results if the “Display common products separately by vendor” setting was enabled. Fixed.

Version 3.4 from 24 Mar 2021
[+] - The synonyms feature was added. Now you can set synonyms for a specific word. If the search query matches 1 of the synonyms, the product will be included in the search results.
[+] - The export of the search history was added.
[+] - The export / import of search phrases and synonyms was added.
[+] - The ability to ignore certain characters when entering a search phrase was added.
[+] - The ability to sort by the number of queries in the "Grouped phrases" section in the search history was added.
[+] - The ability to sort by the number of clicks on products in the section "Product clicks" in the search history was added.
[+] - The ability to include blog articles matching the query in search results was added.
[+] - When the search results are grouped by category, you can go to the category page by clicking on the category name.
[+] - For Product variations built by features with the purpose "Variations as one product", a preview button will be shown, similar to the products with options.
[+] - Multi-Vendor: The ability to show common vendor products as separate products in live and regular search was added.
[*] - Mobile devices: The “Select options” button is hidden for products with options .
[*] - The scroll width has been slightly increased.
[!] - An error appeared on the promotions page in the administration panel. Fixed.
[!] - An error appeared when entering a backslash into a search query. Fixed.
[!] - For products that are out of stock, the "Add to cart" button was displayed. Fixed.
[!] - The titles of the blocks on the search results page could be displayed incorrectly. Fixed.
[!] - It was impossible to add a feature to the search with the purpose "Additional information". Fixed.

Version 3.3 from 19 Mar 2020
[+] - The ability to stylize the buttons "Load more" and "View all" added.
[+] - In the vendors block (Design->Layouts), the filling "CP: By search phrase" was added, which filters vendors by search phrase on the search page.
[!] - The vendor names from other storefronts displayed in the suggestions (Multi-Vendor Ultimate). Fixed.
[!] - The search results displayed incorrectly if there were several search forms on the page. Fixed.

Version 3.2 from 04 Dec 2019
[!] - improved search for variations when using the cache (for stores from version 4.10 and higher)
[!] - fixed input of search phrases
[!] - fixed sorting by popularity
[+] - added compatibility with Add-ons manager v1.3
For the add-on to work correctly, it is necessary to update the Add-ons manager to version v1.3 or higher.

Version 3.1 from 11 Oct 2019
[+] - added the conclusion of vendors in live search (Multi-Vendor)
[+] - added search for all words (strictly by fields)
[+] - added tips from the search history when adding search phrases
[+] - on the search page, the header now indicates what word the query was for
[*] - "view all" and "load more" buttons are fixed at the bottom of the live search
[!] - fixed search by vendor

Version 3.0 from 16 Sep 2019
[+] - added buttons "To wishlist" and "To comparison list"
[+] - added the page for managing the colors of the main elements of the live search
[+] - added search motivation
[+] - added ability to enable/disable search history recording
[+] - added the ability to search by vendor (Multivendor)
[+] - added the ability to display brands when searching
[+] - added the ability to set recommended products and suggestions for a set of phrases
[+] - added the ability to suggestions for certain features
[+] - added ability to delete cache table
[*] - redesigned appearance of live search
[*] - redesigned search history (3 sections)
[*] - the cache generation mechanism has been improved
[!] - the search is no longer carried out when the focus is lost
[-] - removed suggestions for all features and categories

Version 2.1 from 17 Jul 2014
[*] - improved the search algorithm
[*] - search history improved

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ATTENTION! Make sure your store version and theme is listed in the sections below.
Product edition:
  • CS-Cart B2C
  • CS-Cart B2B
  • CS-Cart B2B & B2C
  • CS-Cart Ultimate
  • Multi-Vendor
  • Multi-Vendor Plus
  • Multi-Vendor Ultimate
Supported versions:
  • 4.15.x
  • 4.14.x
  • 4.13.x
  • 4.12.x
  • 4.11.x
  • 4.10.x
  • 4.9.x
  • 4.8.х
  • 4.7.x
  • 4.6.x
  • 4.5.x
  • 4.4.x
  • 4.3.x
Themes compatibility:
  • Responsive
  • UniTheme
  • YOUPI Theme

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