SobiPro Search Plugin+ (Plus)

November 25th, 2013

SobiPro Search Plugin+ (Plus)Search Plugin+ (Plus) is a Joomla search plugin. It extends the core Joomla search engine to support SobiPro entries.

– Joomla Search engine, support for integrated core search.
– Multi-Section, to support more than one section search in only one query.
– Category search and navigation.
– Full Text Search, to take advantage of MySQL Full-Text search indexes.
– Cronjob support, to schedule the index refresh.

*** Features ***

– Core Joomla Search support
– Category Filter support (sid_list parameter)
– Empty Search support (no keywords)
– Full Text Search option
– Empty Search Mode, in Joomla(*) Search
– Cronjob Indexer for high performance configuration
– Custom Order for results list
– Full control for performance tuning

*** Parameters ***

– Sections – Identification of search catalogs
– Search Fields – Identification of search fields.
– Search Limit – The number of Search items to return.
– Search into username -Search into username from Joomla users table.
– Search into name – Search into name from Joomla users table.

– Title Fields – In Joomla Search mode, by default, the name of each entry is shown as result title. This setting allows to define a new field, for each section, as result title. (one for each section)
– Description Fields – Description Fields for the results (one for each section).
– Categories Filter – Restriction of search categories.The plugin also receives a custom parameter sid_list, so you can restrict the categories on-the-fly.

– Scheduled Indexer – For large catalogs, this setting disables the automatic indexer on page load. It requires the ‘PrSobiProPlus Indexer’.
– Menu – Menu Item Identification to set a results page context.
– Enable Full-Text Search -Enable Full-Text Search Check the online documentation.
– Full-Text Search QUERY EXPANSION -Enable Full-Text Search WITH QUERY EXPANSION.
– SQL_BIG_SELECTS – Advanced setting just in case the query gets bigger than MySQL limit.
– Query Custom Order (optional) – Experimental, SQL field names to customize query order, please debug it.
– Debug – Debug Mode.

Developed with FOF – Framework on Framework is a RAD framework for the Joomla! CMS.

*** Requirements ***

– SobiPro 1.1.1, or superior / SobiPro 1.0.8 is supported
– Joomla 2.5 / Joomla 3.0
– PHP 5.3, or superior
– MySQL 5.5, or superior (recommended)

*** Changelog ***

— Updates in 5.0.6 – Stable – 18th November 2013

– Updated: Compatibility review for Joomla 3.2 (Lib 2.1.2)
– Updated: Libraries jQuery v1.10.2 / jQuery Migrate v1.2.1
– Updated: Libraries Lo-Dash Underscore v2.2.1
– Updated: Libraries RequireJS v2.1.9
– Fix: JUri compatibility for Advanced Module Manager
– Optimized: Javascript Loader (stage 1)
– Usability improvements
– Improved Help / New tutorials
– Notices removed (statics)

— Updates in 5.0.4 – 8th October 2013

* Usability