Search settings tab

This settings tab places on "Directory Admin -> Directory settings" page.

[webdirectory-search] shortcode and search widget do not follow some of these settings (they follow only when they were set up to be a part of custom home page). They have own parameters.

Some additional explanation about plugin search engine and its fields here.

Display search block in main part of page - note, that search widget is independent from this setting and this widget renders on each page where main search block was hidden.

Enable categories search - enable/disable categories menu in the search field.

Categories search depth level - 1, 2 or 3 levels of categories tree to display in categories menu.

Enable keywords search - enable/disable search by keywords.

Enable listings autosuggestions by keywords - enables autosuggestions by entered words.

Keywords examples - comma separated words to show below the search field.

Enable locations search - enable/disable locations menu in the search field.

Locations search depth level - 1, 2 or 3 levels of locations tree to display in locations menu.

Enable address search - enable/disable search by address. Addresses field has autocomplete functionality by Google Places.

Show listings counts in locations search dropboxes - whether to show number of listings assigned with current location in brackets.

Hide empty locations - this setting is actual for main search block, search widget and locations menus.

Show listings counts in categories search dropboxes - whether to show number of listings assigned with current category in brackets.

Hide empty categories - this setting is actual for main search block, search widget and categories menus.

Show locations radius search - show/hide radius slider in search form.

Dimension in radius search - which dimension to use: miles or kilometers.

Minimum radius search - set the minimum value for radius slider.

Maximum radius search - set the maximum value for radius slider.

Default radius search - this value will be set by default in radius slider. If you have problems with radius search: check your server google API key and enabled APIs. Check geolocation response.