Dropfiles: Search Engine

1. Dropfiles search engine

Dropfiles got it's own search engine, apart from the Joomla search engine. The search engine view can be called from a menu element. Use Menus >> Your Menu >> New button >> In the menu Item Type select Dropfiles > Search file.

 

new-search-menu

 

Then you'll be able to setup all the search engine elements.

  • Category selection
  • The default search file category on page load
  • Search field display only or search engine + filters
  • Filter by tags: the file tags as checkbox or as search box (the tag can be added on file from the file edition)
  • Creation date range filters
  • Update date range filters
  • Number of results per page
  •  Column display selection in the file search results

 

File-search-and-filtering

 

2. Dropfiles Joomla search plugin

Dropfiles also got a Joomla search plugin. As files added in articles can be searched by the Joomla default search engine.

 

joomla-search