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Trouble with Zoo Visitor checkboxes in a Low Search

Generating the checkboxes Take a good look at what you're trying to achieve, and what you're actually doing. You want a list of checkboxes that contains all options for a given Checkboxes field. So, ...
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Low Search not displaying all results

If Low Search is giving no or not all results, check the following things: Native default parameter values negating search results The Results tag extends the native channel:entries tag, so default ...
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Low Search + SafeCracker Registration: How To Sort By Distance?

Should be possible using Low Search's Distance filter. If you're using a search form, add a hidden input field that contains the lat/long values of the logged in member, eg: <input type="hidden" ...
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Embed variables aren't correctly parsed in the low search result parameters

As I told you earlier today, this is not a Low Search issue, but a conditionals parsing issue. If you turn on Template Debugging, you'll see the opening tag just before it is actually executed. It ...
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Stash not overwriting variable - variable stays same after 2nd setting

You use plugin with the same parameters. So EE cached it. Try to add random {exp:stash:set name="sorthead" random} {/exp:stash:set} or change name.
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Foreign Characters and Low Search

Keyword searches with Low Search are diacritic insensitive. That is to say, both the collection index and given search terms go through an algorithm to strip them out or replace them with unaccented ...
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Display results in Low Search which have value in custom_field_1 OR custom_field_2

When I need to use LowSearch with Store I usually also use Solspace PreParse in that channel too. To set this up you will need to do a few steps. Create an additional textarea field in your field ...
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Performance with Store variables and Low Search

It's rather awkward that hook is being called every time. Low Search uses the hook to update collections when a channel field is deleted; it's the only hook that can be used to for that action. ...
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Low Search and category keywords

The cause turned out to be the creation (and rebuild) of the indexes not including category information. This build also included Publisher and included an extension to add Publisher support to Low ...
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Have trouble implementing Low Search using Expresso Store

You should take a look at Low Search Store. This adds compatibility with Expresso Store to Low Search - https://github.com/low/low_search_store :)
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How to get results from a grid field in low search

Did you mark the Grid field as searchable after creating entries? If so, you need to re-save those entries in order to populate the exp_channel_data table with searchable data, which Low Search in ...
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https:// with expression engine

Low Search doesnt work, Free Form doesnt work, Free members - basically asks if your sure you want to login as some things might not be secure. These add-ons usually use what you have configured in ...
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Point a Low:Search result at its parent

@Blatant is on the right track, but the code example isn't optimal. Since the Results tag builds upon the native exp:channel:entries tag, you're able to use the native Relationships Field options. So,...
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Low Search pagination not including passed keywords

When not using encoded queries, Low Search will try and add the GET vars to the pagination URLs automatically. If that fails, you can always add the query string manually, by using this as your ...
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Multiple low search fields that work together

First of all, the general setup of your search form could be better to work correctly with Low Search. You’re targeting 2 different collections using two different fields. Instead of that, I’d opt for ...
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Searching based on parent relationship

There are two filters in play here, especially if you slightly re-phrase your last sentence: Give me all of the shops from category 2 and that are a parent to an open offer First of all, you need ...
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Low Search: Filter results by Collections

If you are using a specific form to search for a single collection the best option would be to pass a hidden input in the search form {exp:low_search:form} <input type="hidden" name="collection" ...
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Low Search - Search in Title and/or Grid Field

I'd recommend creating a Collection where you only add weight to the Title and the Grid field. Make sure the reference column in the Grid field's settings is marked as searchable. If it wasn't ...
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Restrict Low Search toggles to one selection per group

First of all, instead of using a single category parameter for all groups, try giving each group its own parameter using Category Groups. So, for example, use category:sources, category:rivers and ...
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Low search returning results from other channels when no options are selected

As per version 3.0, Low Search doesn't accept filter-parameters in the Form tag. Instead, you should move these parameters to the Results tag or add them as (hidden) input fields inside the Form tag. ...
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Sorting by Expresso Store Price within Low Search Results

I see this is missing in the Low Search Store docs, but try this: orderby="store:price".
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Low Search for location/proximity searches

Low Search's Distance filter requires that lat/long values are stored in two separate channel fields. Also, you need to feed it lat/long values yourself; it won't take data like a post code as a ...
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Is there a way to for categories to appear in search results

Low Search will always return entries. The Results tag is built on the native channel:entries tag, so it can output anything it can, and then some. However, it will still always return unique channel ...
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Low Search in fields: combine different search_modes

tl;dr: use exact="search:order-model" on your Results tag. You're not using the Keywords filter here, but the Field Search filter. Hence, the search_mode parameter is not used; it's only used in ...
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Low search pagination not working

Try upgrading Low Search to the latest version. Version 3.1.6 has this bugfix: Fixed a bug where a page URL could be falsely rewritten to maintain the query string ...which should probably fix the ...
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Search Store products by modifiers

I just updated Low Search Store, which allows for basic filtering by modifier. See the readme on Github for usage pointers. That should get you going for a bit at least: {exp:low_search:results store:...
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Stash & Low Search - Group results by releationship

You only need one list. You can use the unique="" parameter to output unique values of a given column, and the match="" & against="" parameters in a nested call to the same list to select products ...
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What I do wrong with Low Search and Tag in result page?

If you're using tag IDs, then you can use the Cloud tag to display the names. The most important thing you'll read about Low Search is how parameters work. With that in mind, if you follow this ...
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Low Search Shop Filter Question

It's not possible to order by a column in a Matrix field. Just imagine how that's supposed to work: if a Matrix field has multiple rows (and therefore multiple prices), which price should be used for ...
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Point a Low:Search result at its parent

Really we need to see your template code as it's not really clear what you're doing/trying. However would it not be a case of using an embed or channel entries loop within the search results? Thats ...
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