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"Only allowed to search every 15 seconds" setting for non-logged-in users?

Anyone that's not logged in is part of the "Guest" group: Members > Member Groups > Edit Member Group (Guest) Should be here: /system/index.php?S=0&D=cp&C=members&M=edit_member_group&...
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Simple Search "You are not permitted to use the search engine." if I am not logged in

Take a look at Members › Member Groups › Guests › Access search utility. Should solve your problem
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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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How can I display Low Search form based on selected parameter?

To identify the categories selected in low search, we use low search variable low_search_category In low search form, You need to select your query {exp:low_search:form query="{segment_3}"} Use ...
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Simple Search and Grid field not returning results

WOW!!! I feel a little embarrassed on this one. I will still post the answer since I have seen several other posts in various sites, be it EllisLab support, here, or others. Another fine example of ...
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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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Wish a bit help with conditionals and operators

You've almost got it. {count} is the current count of the displayed entry in the tag's loop. Think of your entries as a numbered list, the {count} is the position in the list. {absolute_results} ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Low Search Fuzzy Search Questions

As per the docs: [P]arameters can be applied in two ways: as input fields in a Form, or as hard-coded parameters in the Results or URL tag. You've got the filter parameters set on the Form tag, ...
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Search option for entire site?

The field you choose per-channel to use as an excerpt only determines what will be used to generate the contents of the {excerpt} variable inside the {exp:search:search_results} tag. It has no effect ...
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Can I make a directory that lists by first letter of last name?

You could try http://gotolow.com/addons/low-alphabet as that allows you to group entries by letters (and numbers if you need).
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Search on ExpressionEngine 3 giving image/file URL's as the excerpt

You should check your channel's settings for "Search excerpt". That lets you define a field from which to pull the excerpt.
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Entries tag search:fieldtype=""

To use search parameter in Grid you have to add search parameter in grid fieldtype not in Channel entries tag. You can get more information from below example. https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/...
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How do I change the search frequency time limit?

It is in Member Group settings, you have to enable "Access search facility" first, that will reveal the frequency field. Default in EE5 is 10 seconds.
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Use Channel Entries Search to Search Grid Field?

That's correct. The easiest way to do it is with the excellent Low Search addon and use the Low Search Results tag as a drop in replacement for the {exp:channel:entries} tag and use the Field Search ...
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Low Search Filter with require_all

Took a look and saw you were using the same fields twice: once for mobile, once for desktop. One of those would be hidden based on User Agent, but the checkboxes would be checked anyway, as they were ...
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Low search not paginating results correctly

It's not yet clear if you're encoding queries or not. If you are, then having paginate_base="search" will not include the encoded query in the pagination links, and will therefore 'forget' the query. ...
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Low search showing repeating/too many results

To quote the docs: [P]arameters can be applied in two ways: as input fields in a Form, or as hard-coded parameters in the Results or URL tag. That means the Form tag doesn't accept any filter ...
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SKU search from front end with Expresso Store

If you grab the latest release of Low Search Store, you can use the store:sku parameter. If you're using Low Search v3.4.0+, you can also use the parameter store:search:sku, which behaves like a ...
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search: different custom fields across multiple channels

In the end it seemed that this is not possible in any current way. So I tried it with Low Search (no luck) and contacted Low via his GetSatisfaction support board. For a fee, he made a special filter ...
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Displaying search results if more than one template group

ZEDG: if I'm understanding your setup correctly, each entry in your 'Content' channel equates to a specific page on the site, right? So each 'page' has its own entry_id. Thus, you could run a ...
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Search module not working when using a template route to display the results page

I just encountered this same issue, and filed a bug report - including a fix: https://support.ellislab.com/bugs/detail/20680
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XSS vulnerability - malicious cookie value

I just tested this (really quickly) on one of my sites running 2.8.1 and couldn't exploit the exp_csrf cookie in the way described by your report. However I could do it on your site using the exact ...
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Is there a way to use Low Search to return results by author?

The method Jamie mentioned will indeed work. You can also try and use Low Author, which saves the author screen name as a searchable read-only field. Add that field to your entries, and you'll be able ...
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