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Low Search Returning All Results

Being new to EE I have only used Low Search once before and it was a very basic keyword search. This time it is a search with parameters. Unfortunately, it is return all entries in the channel I'm ...
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Returning Low Search Results using AJAX

I am trying to pull in some Low Search results using AJAX. How can I pass a query to the result page without knowing the encrypted version of the keywords beforehand? Here are some things I have ...
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Have trouble implementing Low Search using Expresso Store

I'm trying to implement Low Search for the first time and I'm struggling with how you integrate it. I don't fully understand what Collections are and How I should use them. I'm using the expresso ...
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Low Search Category Query on Results Page

I can not seem to find anything regarding listing what categories were selected in the search query on the results page for Low Search. Here's an example of my code on the search page: ...
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“You are not authorized to perform this action” with Low Search

I'm using Low Search on a site and during testing we are seeing the error “You are not authorized to perform this action” pretty frequently on the site after submitting the search form. Does anyone ...
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Weird pagination issue with test domain appearing in links!

I've just updated EE from 2.5.3 to 2.7.3 and gone from a local testing environment (using Focus Lab Master Config) to a remote server. All works great apart from in my search results (using Low Search)...
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Low Search - How to use with Ajax?

I have seen this question about using Low Search with Ajax but I still don't see how to integrate them. Given this form {exp:low_search:form collection="foo" search_mode="any" result_page="foo/...
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No Collections Found upon submittal of channel:form

I'm getting a "No Collections Found" after submittal of a Channel:Form (safecracker). Googled that phrase + expressionengine and only found the potential of a conflict with Low:Search (installed btw). ...
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Does Low Options support checkboxes?

In the devotee page, Low Options has this description Low Options displays the list items or options for a given channel field. Compatible with native Select DropDown and Checkboxes fields, as ...
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Faceted search with categories using Low Search

So I am trying to set up a faceted search which is based on categories - but EE's default category parameters aren't clever enough for me with just the & or | separators, so I was wondering if I ...
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Low Search Multiple Parameter Search

I'm trying to put together a search form with Low Search a few 1 to 1 form inputs with the idea of being able to search by Last Name, State, etc etc... For some reason though, Low Search appears to ...
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Low Search: how to sort?

Is there a way to sort Low Search results? Say I wanted to sort by {title} in ascending order. Or sort by and {age} field in descending order. Etc.
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Low Search: Filter results by Collections

I want to only search results from specific collection on specific search results pages. My search results is basically like the Low Search Results example {exp:low_search:results query="{...
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Parametric Search in Low Search

I have this search form in test/low-search-test {exp:low_search:form collection="foo" secure="no" search_mode="all" result_page="test/low-search-test-results"} <fieldset> <label>Job:&...
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Trouble with Zoo Visitor checkboxes in a Low Search

I am looking to do a search of a few Zoo Visitor fields that are comprised of checkboxes. This was something I was working on a few months ago and I picked this project back up this week. I am having ...
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How do I filter Low Search results based on custom fields?

just looking for a bit of help in expanding my sites search capabilities. I have a very basic search box at the moment, handled by Low Search. It searches one channel (a single collection) and ...
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Low Search not displaying all results

I'm using Low Search on my site and it's not displaying all results. I've rebuilt the index and lexicon. I'm testing this with one product. If I go to the products page I see product but if I try and ...
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Point a Low:Search result at its parent

I have a Low:Search result that is a child entry in a relationship, for which I wish to point at it's parent entry. The child doesn't have its own URL that resolves, it just resides within its parent ...
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Foreign Characters and Low Search

We have a site where some entry titles are company names including a German umlaut. When we perform a search using Low Search and type in the name 'without' the umlaut (as you would be most likely to ...
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Low Search + SafeCracker Registration: How To Sort By Distance?

We are building a membership site that uses SafeCracker Registration so that Member data can leverage Channels. In the Member associated Channel, it has a latitude and longitude field that's always ...
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Show Low Search results with Low Alphabet

I'm wanting to use Low Search to do a simple keyword search on a single channel, but then show the results using Low Alphabet. I can't quite figure out if this is something you can do 'out of the box'...
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Can Low Search keywords also search in categories?

If I enter the keywords "Topic Name" into the search form, can Low Search also find entries that have been tagged with "Topic Name"? This would be something similar to Solspace's Super Search "...
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Filtered search with category entry counts

I'm trying to create a product search page, where the categories are listed on the sidebar with checkboxes. I'd like to show how many products are in each category. Checking one of the categories ...
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Searching multiple channels with Low Search, how do I direct the permalink to the correct template?

Might be having a brain fart on this one, but I'm using Low Search to search two channels and I cannot figure out how to direct them to the right templates. The results display, but I need the link to ...
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Multiple low search fields that work together

I have 2 input fields that users can use to search. The first field is for searching job application titles. The second field is for searching the job application's field of expertise. If the first ...
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How to get results from a grid field in low search

I have the field for my grid marked as searchable and the interior fields marked searchable and added to a collection, but I can't get anything inside the grid to show up on a search... I've kept it ...
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Display results in Low Search which have value in custom_field_1 OR custom_field_2

I have a Low Search results page where I want to filter the results based on the presence of a value in one or more custom fields. In this case I am searching across two collections and I want to ...
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Low Search - Search in Title and/or Grid Field

New to the lovely Low Search, so apologies for likely dumb question. I've a single Input search form, that I'd like to use to search both entry titles (in one channel/collection) as well as one ...
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Low Search and category keywords

Although I've used Low Search in the past, I now have a need to include category keywords in the results. In the past I've used the standard category dropdown approach to refine (filter) the results ...
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Low Search - {exp:low_search:results} shows all entries as default

Is there a way for the {exp:low_search:results} tag to display everything as a default when there is no query segment?
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Sorting by Expresso Store Price within Low Search Results

We're using Low Search and the Low Search Store Filter to add search to our online shop. Works great but we also need to let users sort by price. Sorting by fields which are native works fine but as '...
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Is there a way to use Low Search to return results by author?

We would like to be able to perform a free text search using an author name and return all posts credited to that author, is this possible with Low Search?
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Searching based on parent relationship

I'm working on a search section of a site which allows users to find a list of shops based on their categories. I would also like to find shops that have offers. Offer entries have a relationship ...
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Low Search: Search by Postal code, populate latitude, longitude automatically

I'm a little lost here. I have the following situation: I have channel entries (properties) which are geocoded (latitude, longitude) I'm trying to use Low Search to look for properties and have them ...
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Low Search form to filter by Solspace Tag GROUPs

I'm building a Low Search form to filter channel entries by Solspace Tag GROUP fields. I have installed Low Search Tag (http://github.com/low/low_search_tag) but it looks like my only options are ...
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Low Search - Multiple Select Problem

I have this form {exp:low_search:form collection="foo" query="{segment_2}" secure="no" search_mode="any" loose_ends="yes" result_page="test/"} <label for="foo_gender">Gender:</label> ...
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Low Search - Dynamic Collections

Is there a way to create more dynamic collections? I am talking about creating collections like collections that contain channel entries that have X field collections that contain channel entries ...
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Low Search - Filter by Group Id

Channels have author id. Authors are associated with groups (member). Is it possible to filter collection entries based on group id in Low Search?
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Low Search - Can you search multiple collections in one search?

Assuming that some collection fields are the same, can you search multiple collections in one search/search form?
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PHP Error when searching in Low Search

When I submit my form, I get these errors in the error page. A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Warning Message: array_merge() [function.array-merge]: Argument #2 is not an array Filename: ...
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ExpressionEngine 3 Date Range

I am trying to load entries based on a date range that is selected by the user. On the front end of the site I have two input fields, the start day and end day of the date range. In the control panel, ...
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Low Search + Matrix field data

I'm trying to create a dropdown of matrix field data using the search form. It's outputting the matrix data, but I can't seem to figure out how to remove duplicate content. Say I'm using the data "...
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Adding category data to URLs in Low Search results

I would to add category in the Low Search Url result. On my page result appears the Channel name and the entry name: www.mysite/recipes/hamburger But i would insert the categories: www.mysite/...
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Is this complex category filtering possible in Low Search?

I have a collection/channel of products, where each product belongs to multiple categories. I have two category groups: product and collection. Example product categories include 'shirts' and 'hats'. ...
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Low Search - Question about search mode behaviour

I have a low search form {exp:low_search:form collection="test" secure="no" search_mode="any" result_page="results/page"} <input type="text" name="keyword" /> <select name="search:...
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Low Search - have channel as search criteria

I've been wrestling with this for too long and it's doing my head in now! I am using the low search plugin for expressionengine and want to search: a) by keyword (which is working fine) b) by channel ...
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Why are certain indexed entries being excluded from results? Could it be the special Status?

It seems I can't access certain indexed entries in a collection. Here are my form and results tags: {exp:low_search:form channel="exposiciones|eventos|talleres|publicaciones" query="{segment_3}" ...
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Low Search to filter Solspace Tags

I'm using Low Search to search a business directory where individual businesses are tagged with the Solspace Tag module. The search form has a field for keywords and a drop-down list of tags. Here's ...
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Trying to choose a search engine

I'm building a new site that will contain alot of news items and archived pdf publications. I'm wondering if anyone with experience using Solspace Super Search, Low Search, and Google Search would be ...
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possible for custom module entries to show up in search results

I built a custom module that has its own group of tables that holds the data, it uses mcp.module_name and mod.module_name for the back/frontend I want to know if there is a hook or some api that ...
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