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RokAjaxSearch Module

RokAjaxSearch brings fantastic search functionality to Joomla, using the powerful and versatile javascript library, Mootools.

So, what does the module do? The best description is an example, simple type test in the search box in the left column of SolarSentinel and wait ... and a popup shall materialise, showcasing the Joomla search results for you. In order to use the Google API functions (i.e. the ability to use Google search in your site for local and external searches), you must register your own API Key. Please see http://code.google.com/apis/ajaxsearch/signup.html. This in turn, must be entered in the API Key field in the module params, as shown in the diagram below.

How do I configure RokAjaxSearch?

We will take a quick look at the parameters you will find when you install this module. There are 4 columns, parameters, options, demo and description. The parameter column lists each available setting for the module; options lists the available options to choose from; demo lists the options chosen on the demo and description outlines what the module does.

Parameter

Show Title Enabled Position Module Class Suffix Search page URL Advanced Search page URL Inlcude RokAjaxSearch CSS Searchphrase Order Limit Results per page Enable Google Web Search Google Ajax Search API Key Show Pagination Show Estimated Hide div id(s) Link to all results Show Description Include Category/Section Show Read More

Options

Yes : No Yes : No List of position Text Field Text Field Text Field Yes : No Any : All : Exact Phrase List of orders 5-50 3-50 Yes : No Text Field Yes : No Yes : No Text Field Yes : No Yes : No Yes : No Yes : No

Demo

No Yes search leave blank Search Advanced Yes Any Word Newest First 10 3 Yes API Key Yes Yes leave blank Yes Yes Yes Yes

Description

Enable/Disable the module header Enable/Disable the module Choose the module position Add an extra tag to the HTML Link to the search page Link to the Advanced search page Set No to load template specific CSS Search parameters Order of results Number of results Number results per page Search using Google APIs Insert Google API key Show navigation in results Show estimates in results Specify div IDs to be exempt from search Link all search results Show description with results Include category/section in results Show read more