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Strange google links question

I'm getting tons of bogus links to my EE site (ee6) when I search on Google, as in, I can see this link in google: "https://www.andy-kirkpatrick.com/blog/view/the-haunted-cliff" which is ...
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How do I change the search frequency time limit?

EE 3.5.17 By default search frequency is set to 15 seconds. Is there a way to change that time limit? I saw an old post from 2007 that said it was under Member Group settings, but I don't see anything ...
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low_search Field Grid and a relationship inside a column of the grid

I saw a similar question from 5 years ago, but I stumble upon the same question concerning low_search and combination with grid field and inside a column with a relationshipship. Does low_search allow ...
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EE Search Categories

EE 5.2.6 Is there any way to use the simple or advanced search forms native to EE to search categories as well as channels? I see that there's a category parameter but I'm not really sure what is ...
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Entries tag search:fieldtype=""

According to the EE doc, within a channel entries tag you can search a grid field as long as the field color is set to "yes" for Include in search. I have bot he Grid field and the individual column ...
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Advanced Search Form Multi-select on Categories for one Channel

I am currently switching my site from the Simple Search Form to the Advanced Search Form. I would like to allow my users to search on the Categories for one channel. I used the example code provided ...
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Advanced Search Not Filtering by Category

We just upgraded from EE2 to EE5.1.3 and our advanced search is no longer filtering by category. It is filtering by channel and keyword correctly, but the total is also wrong for the results displayed....
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Filter out entries with empty Grid

What am I doing wrong? What I try to reach is getting all entries that DO contain a grid-row. video is name of grid field, fragment is name of the column. {exp:channel:entries channel="news" dynamic="...
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Search for multiple custom fields - EE 5.0.x

Hello everyone (Merry Christmas), I’m just using EE to create a small website. I can not understand how I can make filters for custom channel fields. I have a channel “Properties” with fields {...
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Sanitise low search keywords

What's a good method for stripping HTML from our site search? I've found that it's possible to inject HTML directly into our page like this: https://website.co.uk?keywords="<svg/onload%3Dconfirm(//...
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Search on ExpressionEngine 3 giving image/file URL's as the excerpt

I have a site on EE 3.5.17. I am using the basic search feature provided and have a template which outputs results as follows: {exp:search:search_results} <h4><a href="{auto_path}">{...
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What's the best way to search for specific terms in files?

I have a situation where the client will be uploading a ton of pdf files, and then on the front-end we need a tool to search for key-terms within these files. Sometimes that key-term is in the file ...
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Search query string in URL (EE 3.x) for Google Analytics

I've read tracking site searches in google analytics but this seems to be "old" - for ExpressionEngine 2.x and an outdated version of the Google Analytics tracking code. Does anyone know if this is ...
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Simple form showing "no results" correctly but not displaying "results" correctly

I have tried to include the simple form on my text site but it only seems to work if you type in a keyword that isnt in any of the entries. I have copied my code below for my search field: {exp:...
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URLs to entries in search results are wrong - auto_path not working as expected

I have 2 websites both built in ExpressionEngine 3.5.10. Both use the {exp:search:simple_form} tag to provide a basic search facility. One of the sites works absolutely fine. But the other doesn't - ...
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Receiving error code that seems to be locking up the Edit Channel Search function

I am new to EE and hoping for some help. Currently using version 2.5.5. Received the following error code: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: 8192 Message: Non-static method Calendar_upd::...
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A search form for a specific url

i'm using Solspace Calendar to show events around an area on dates the user selects. I have made the results page with a combination of Calendar + Stash and it is working really fine. I get the ...
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stop google from crawling ajax pages with no <head></head>

I have a static site that pulls in pop up content using ajax. I don't want search engines to index those ajax pages. I know there are ways to block pages with <head> <META NAME="ROBOTS" ...
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How can I display Low Search form based on selected parameter?

I'm quite new to ee3/Low Search and I'm wondering if someone would mind helping? I'm attempting to give a site a simple property search. On my site index page I have a select with property type ...
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How to search in a custom field with multiple values using exact

I have a Field Pack - Checkbox field (named doctors_schedule_now) with the following values: nephrology : Nephrology pediatric-nephrology : Pediatric Nephrology In my entry, I'm checking the box for ...
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Search box ability

I am new to EE. However, is it possible to create a search ability on a site without the need of an add-on? If not, what add-ons are good for creating a EE search ability for the site?
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Low Search not finding three letter words

All three letter words using Low Search are not showing in results yet are showing when I use the native EE search. These are words such as "Air" or "Ten" which appear in the entry title. These words ...
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Low Search and match 3 fields and then return data

I'm looking for a bit of guidance here, just need pointing in the right direction for. A solid solution. Would this be possible with ExpressionEngine? Either using something like Low Search or even ...
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Simple Search "You are not permitted to use the search engine." if I am not logged in

I have a simple search form installed on EE3, and I am only allowed to use the site search if I am logged in to the control panel. Is there a permissions setting I am missing somewhere? I don't have ...
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How do I connect my Expression Engine Site to Google Search Console?

I'm not very familiar with Expression Engine. I normally use Weebly, Wordpress, Wix, etc. I'm having a hard time connecting my site to my search console. Not sure where to put HTML tag or which ...
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Refine by, returning results back to template

In a new site I am working on, I have a refine section that allows users to select from a range of checkbox questions (around 40 checkboxes, 7 questions). I have currently wrapped these in a form, ...
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Low Variables "Grid" Search Parameter... why am I failing?

I have a Low Variables Grid setup and I'm trying to just return the rows that match a value in a column, if it exists. In the Low Variable setup, I have the column checked to be "Grid Column ...
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Turning off fuzzy search conditionally in Super Search

Is it possible to conditionally turn off fuzzy search results in Super Search via search syntax and/or setting the fuzzy_distance parameter to 0? We have a case where we want to apply fuzzy search to ...
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Inconsistent results using EE Simple Search with Solspace Calendar

I am using EE's Simple Search here to search the Solspace default channel Calendar:Events. Here is the code <div class="calendar-search"> <h3>Search Events</h3> {exp:search:...
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Search form with Croxton Search Fields help

Has anyone used Croxton's Search Fields plugin? This is my first time using it. I'm trying to get a search form working and am running into difficulties getting it to pull results. Ordinarily I'd just ...
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Expression Engine Search - EE2

I was wondering how the search engine for expression engine works. We are trying to search for some terms which we would like to have specific results. When searching for a unique term which is not ...
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Low Search related child's category

Is it possible to search/filter based on a related child's category? In our results page we always list the parent channel - 'courses'. 90% of the time we search for keywords and categories assigned ...
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Can I make a directory that lists by first letter of last name?

I'm making a people directory index and would like A-Z links, where clicking on a letter produces all people whose last names begins in that letter. I'm pulling from a People channel, which has a ...
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Create list of authors, but no repetion (LOW search)

We have build a site where members publish images in entrees which are tagged ( one or more tags). By using Profile:edit there also exists a channel with Member_data like name and adress. The ...
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{exp:low_search:form}

Probably a obvious answer, apologies in advance! We're running EE v2.8.1 and LOW Search 3.4.0. In some instances we want to be able to search entries but ONLY return results where a particular field ...
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Search Results Links Not Working

I have a simple search form. When the results are displayed, it doesn't show the template group / template in the URL. It shows just the entry URL. I'm using the {auto_path} variable. I realize I ...
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Search Form Help

Is there an option I can put in the advanced_form search form to get the results to load into the top window? I'm using the advanced form in an iframe, and I need the results to load into the "_top" ...
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Search Field Displaying Random Characters

I am having an issue with displaying the Simple Form Search field. I am getting a random string of characters. No form field appears too. Here's an example: Any thoughts or ideas on how to resolve ...
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Entry Search - Spinning Wheel of Death

Noticed this particular issue with a site. I am currently using EE 2.7.3 and whenever I try doing a search under the "EDIT" section in the search field, I get a spinning wheel of death. Nothing ...
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Ordering issue with orderby in Super Search

How do you force the "orderby=" parameter to use a custom field like "alphabet" as the lead in Super Search. Using it +asc doesn't work, nor does using it alone. It still prioritizes the results by ...
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Solspace Super Search search_in not searching secondary fields

The search_in variable doesn't seem to be searching both fields in this select statement. So only results from the primary location are being returned I believed. I checked the entries and they do use ...
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Stash Variable as channel entries search parameter

I’m stumped on something. I’m trying to (using AJAX) allow users to filter events by their location. So you can choose either Region or Country from selects that are populated with the addon REEgion ...
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How to search channel fields

I have constructed a real estate site that has a channel containing property entries, each of which have several channel fields, such as price, number of bedrooms, year built, location (state), ...
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Low Search: find channel entries with relationships to it?

I have a Products channel and an Images channel. The Images has a relationship field to Products (basically: a product can have 0 or more images). Since most of my products do not have images, I'd ...
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Multi-site simple search not working

I am new to expression engine and setup multiple sites using MSM. All the sites having simple search form to search across the channels. When i search with the master site the search working perfectly,...
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Pagination not working in search

Pagination is not working in my search result page. Below is my code. can anyone correct this?? {exp:search:search_results backspace="5" limit="2" paginate="both"} {title}<br/> {...
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Search result page navigation by either click enter or click img

I want to search content with search keyword and it should navigate to search result page. Can you please correct them to achieve search functionality in EE either by clicking enter or click ...
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How can I highlight the keyword in a search result?

How can I highlight the keyword in a search result? {exp:search:results highlight="yes" backspace="5"} <p> {excerpt} </p> <br/> {/exp:search:...
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Use of lang in search tag?

I came across below tags in EE during advance search.. Where do we define variables and what is the use of them?? What exactly is "lang" and where can I find in EE?? {lang:search_by_keyword} {...
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how to work with the MVC in EE as we do on the CI for custom functionality?

I need to implement the custom search function that will search data from another database so where I write the code as we do in CI MVC ?
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