Advanced Search for Magento 2

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Magento 2 Advanced Search helps customers smoothly navigate through the website and quickly find desired products. Show related, recent, and popular keywords to upsell via flexibly customizable autocomplete popup.

  • Show results from the product, category and CMS pages
  • Get insights about your customers from built-in analytics
  • Engage users by displaying recent and popular searches
  • Flexibly customize the layout of the autocomplete popup
  • Convert users into purchases with ‘Add to Cart’ button
  • Block spam requests and bot attacks
  • Rest API support
  • Hyva-ready storefront (view demo >>)
  • Compatibility with Porto Theme by request
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Bridge the gap between a customer and the the desired product
with Magento 2 Search extension

Speed up making the purchasing decision on your website. Allow shoppers to lookup all over the website providing the results from one place. Let them add items to the cart right from the magento autocomplete suggestion popup. Expand default Magento 2 search functionality with advanced features specially developed to improve the overall store usability.


Boost sales with the accelerated product search process


Stay ahead of competitors timely analyzing buyers' demands


Optimize search quality with additional info blocks

Provide shoppers with a seamless path to a purchase 

Compare Elastic Search and Advanced Search features

FeaturesLite Advanced Search Pro Elastic SearchPremium Elastic Premium
Predictive search results display
Analyze search trends on your website with built-in analytics
Show browsing history and 'Add to Cart' buttons in the popup
Display recent and popular searches to engage shoppers
Enable full screen mode and set custom design for the popup
Don't let users leave your site by redirecting them from broken URLs
Remove out-of-stock items from search results or show them last
Embed search bar to any page to start searching from anywhere
Mobile-ready and PWA-ready compatible with Jet Theme
Autocomplete search suggestions and correction of typos
Partial search by SKU and other product attributes
Full-text and full-website multilingual search, Asian languages support
Display promoted products first (promo rules for search results)
Fallback search: offer similar products when no items are found
Set up how wide or strict search results would be (match modes)
Vocabulary of synonyms and stop words
Long-tail keywords support
Show bestsellers and recently viewed products in the popup
Search by brands
Add new sorting options for your catalog
All-brands page with the search box
Premium brands slider widget
Featured products widget on any page
Unique page content for each brand
Brands menu with alphabetical sorting

How does Magento 2 Advanced Search work?

The Magento 2 Advanced Search extension makes the shopping process more intuitive which significantly increases the chances for a customer to find the desired product and make a purchase. Have a look at the three examples of how the search and autocomplete extension makes the navigation on site more user-friendly:

  • When users click on the search box they see the most popular and latest search requests.
  • The magento 2 custom search module shows a popup with the most relevant search results coming from all store pages, including categories, blog, landing pages or even FAQ.
  • Customers can look for the goods by brands or by any product attribute, for example, by color, which significantly increases the chance they’ll quickly find what they want.

Know your shoppers better and get more ways to customize browsing flow

Display search results by store locations

The Magento 2 Advanced Search extension is compatible Amasty Store Locator extension. This means that if you have both modules installed, you can also enable the search by store locations created with Store Locator. Learn more about this functionality here.

Convert searches into purchases
with Magento 2 Search

Advanced Search


  1. $249
  • Provide predictive search results coming from all store pages
  • Fine-tune the popup's layout up to your business needs
  • Embed the search bar anywhere you need on the website
  • Continiously improve how the search works with built-in analytics
  • Speed up purchases with 'Add to Cart' button in search popup
  • Mobile- and PWA-ready

Elastic Search


  1. $309
  • Get fast and smart search powered by Elastic engine
  • Promote specific products with promo rules
  • Applicable to a wide range of languages, including Asian
  • Provide high quality results despite of typos
  • Allow searchig by part of the phrase, name, SKU or attribute
  • Add alternate key words and words to ignore

Elastic Search Premium


  1. $499
  • Improve sorting and filtering options on your website
  • Level-up presentation for your branded products
  • Improve searching by brands
  • Highlight bestsellers and recently wieved products to raise their add-to-cart conversions

[PREMIUM] Level-up your site's filtering options and brands' presentation

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How to redirect from broken URLs with Magento 2 product search?

With the Magento 2 product search it’s easy to avoid chaotic user flow on your website. Decrease customer churn with automatic redirection of the URLs, leading to 404 pages to the page with lookup results using the Magento 2 Advanced Search extension. Besides, the tool can also help you to automatically redirect customers to the target product pages if the search engine defines there’s only one relevant result.

You have only 50 milliseconds for creating a pleasant first impression — сomplete the task using our Magento  Search extension!

Today an intuitive site navigation tool like Magento Advanced search is a global standard for a user-friendly website. Build customer loyalty starting from the very first steps of your visitors. Provide buyers with seamless product lookup in your Magento 2 store. Let anyone find what they need. The first impression and store usability, in general, remain crucial as they directly influence on a bounce rate.

Magento 2 Search Autocomplete module
in collaboration with other search result sources

The Magento 2 Advanced Search extension can collaborate with other modules that can be used as the result sources. For example, if you have a blog or multiple landing pages on your website, the Advanced Search will show the results based on the keywords from your blog pages and landing pages as well.

Results based on Landing pages

With Landing Pages for Magento 2, it is possible to additionally have a Landing section in the search popup with clickable results.

Results for Blog pages

Magento 2 instant search functionality supports the Amasty Blog Pro extension to help store visitors find the required content on your corporate blog.

Results based on Brands

Having installed Shop by Brands for Magento 2, you can display the Brands section in the search popup.

Search in the FAQ section

Help users find anything they have in mind! With this extension, the Magento site search will also return results from the FAQ and Product Questions pages, created with the Amasty extension.


Grow the average order value

Run effective upselling and cross-selling campaigns by displaying related product blocks on category, product, and shopping cart pages with Magento 2 Automatic Related Products extension.


Maximize the quality of search results

Provide customers with more precise search results with Elastic Search for Magento 2. Avoid empty search page results with the typo corrections and dictionary of synonyms features.


Encourage shoppers to buy more

Offer free or discounted items as an extra benefit with Magento 2 Free Gift extension. Draw customer attention to the special offers with appealing banners and labels.


Magento 2 Search extension is an important tool for providing a quality shopping experience. 70% of users leave an online store if they can't find the product they want in a minute, so it's important to set up a convenient Magento 2 Search for your store users.

magento 2 search extension

How to enable search by category attributes in Magento 2?

  • Install and enable the Advanced Search extension.
  • Go to Stores → Configuration → Amasty Extensions → Advanced Search and open the Categories section.
    Set Enabled to Yes.
  • Then enter Title, Position, and the maximal number of displayed Results.
  • Set up the Name and Description Length for a popup window.
  • If you want to show a full path to the category, choose Yes from the Display Full Category Path dropdown.
  • Save the changes.

Magento 2 Advanced Search makes the customer's life easier and makes it much easier to surf the site, which in turn positively affects the store's profits. If your site offers an easy way to find the information with a minimum of effort, you immediately increase the chances that users will stay on your site.

magento 2 advanced search

Unlike standard searches, advanced searches allow you to use additional options based on various parameters. In addition, Magento 2 Custom Search module will allow your customers to add items to their cart directly from the popup.

magento 2 custom search module

To enable custom URLs in the Magento 2 advanced search extension, go to Stores > Configuration > Amasty Extensions > Advanced Search and open the General tab. Find the Custom URL Key for Default Search Results Page and set it to Yes.

magento 2 advanced search url

Magento search tools should not only comply with Magento's technical requirements but also have all the needed features to improve the user experience in your store. You may look for the following features: autocomplete, recent searches, built-in analytics, spelling correction, multi-language support, SEO friendly search results.

magento 2 advanced search
  1. Log in to the Admin Panel and navigate to Stores>Attributes>Product, then choose a needed attribute from the Attribute grid and go to the Storefront Properties;
  2. Set the Use in Search setting to ‘Yes’;
  3. Save the changes and clear the cache.
magento 2 advanced search
  1. In the footer of the store, click Advanced Search.
  2. In the Advanced Search form, add full or partial values in as many fields as necessary.
  3. Click Search to display the results.
magento 2 advanced search
  1. Enable EAV Indexer.
  2. Set the Autocomplete Limit that is the maximum number of search results to display automatically.
  3. Configure the Elasticsearch Connection.
  4. Finish configuring Elasticsearch for the Magento 2 catalog search by setting the Search Recommendations and Suggestions in the same way as for the MySQL search engine.
magento 2 advanced search

Magento 2 search suggestions are recommended queries that pop up when users start typing in the search box in the Magento store. They are widely used in e-commerce as one of the methods to help customers find relevant items and speed up the purchase process.

To display search recommendations, set Enable Search Recommendations to “Yes”. In the Search Recommendation Count field, enter the number of recommendations to offer. If you would like to show the number of results found for each recommendation, set Show Results Count for Each Recommendation to “Yes”

Magento 2 advanced search with category can be configured with the Magento 2 Advanced Search extension. Enable the search in categories in the extension General settings and let showing the results of this search as a separate block in the autocomplete popup. You can configure the block display settings: title, position, max number of results, name,description length, and full category path.

To configure search by category in Magento 2, in the Magento admin panel, please go to the Search by category configuration section. Open the search by category section, then choose Yes to enable the feature.

An effective Magento search solution should have the following characteristics:

  • Accurate and relevant search results
  • Fast response time
  • Autocomplete suggestions
  • Typo corrections and synonym support
  • Hyva- and PWA- ready
  • Built-in analytics
  • Customization options

All of these features are offered in different tariff plans of Amasty Search Solution for Magento 2. Click here to learn more.

You can configure custom search in your Magento 2 store using the well-designed features provided in the Advanced Search extension. Integrate the search bar in various store locations, flexibly customize the search pop-up layout, engage customers by adding “Add to Cart” and “View All” buttons, and utilize other useful features to configure effective search according to your specific business requirements.

Magento 2 search autocomplete is a feature that provides real-time suggestions in a popup window as users type in the search box. It suggests relevant search terms based on product names, categories, and attributes, helping users find products quickly. This enhances the search experience and improves conversion rates by providing convenient and efficient search functionality.

Are you looking to configure a product catalog search that will enhance store usability? With the Magento 2 Advanced Search extension, you can set up the most effective search features to significantly shorten visitors' path to purchase. Configure your store search to let visitors access search results from various store pages (categories, blog, FAQ, etc.), search by different product attributes (name, SKU, color, etc.), view browsing history, and much more.

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If compared we can say that Advanced Search extension is a part of Elastic Search that deals mainly with modifying the autocomplete popup by adding various product attributes to it and making it more user friendly. It also modified the search result page by adding separate tabs for products, categories, CMS and other entities. Read the full answer to learn more details.

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Version 1.23.0
Last Update: Mar 25, 2024
1.23.0 - Mar 25, 2024
  • Compatibility compatibility with Amasty Store Locator was added so now Store Locations can be displayed in search results when searching via the popup (Note: the compatibility is available as a part of an active product subscription or support subscription)
  • Improvement we added the ability to filter the Most Wanted Search Terms report by date (Note: the functionality is available as a part of an active product subscription or support subscription)
  • Improvement the possibility to exclude categories from the search via the popup was added (Note: the functionality is available as a part of an active product subscription or support subscription)
  • Fix we solved the problem of product images shrinking when Fullscreen Mode is enabled
  • Fix the 'Max Results' setting now functions correctly for the FAQ Question section
Version 1.22.1
Last Update: Nov 28, 2023
1.22.1 - Nov 28, 2023
  • Fix now when displaying products in the 'Popular Search' block the current search query is taken into account
  • Fix we fixed the Live Search compatibility and the search error that occurred when the 'Enable Indexation for Autocomplete Popup' setting was enabled
  • Fix we corrected Products short description displaying in the search popup
  • Fix now the 'Recently Viewed' block is displayed in the search popup as intended
1.22.0 - Aug 16, 2023
  • Refactoring the code was refactored to make it compatible with the Elasticsearch 8 version and Amasty Elasticsearch new version (Please note: after update third party customizations related to indexing search popup or custom entities may be incompatible with the new version)
Version 1.21.0
Last Update: Aug 02, 2023
1.21.0 - Aug 02, 2023
  • New we added the possibility to set search requests limitation. If the limit is exceeded the IP address will be blocked in order to avoid bot attacks (Note: the functionality is available as part of an active product subscription or support subscription)
  • Improvement now it is possible to save the entered search terms in the search box field after getting results
  • Fix we fixed the search button issue when using it in the Chrome browser on Android
  • Fix we fixed the 'index_not_found_exception' error
  • Fix we solved the problem with incorrect results for queries with special characters
  • Fix we fixed a translation issue in the search popup when indexation is enabled
  • Fix fixed the problem with the main products shift on the product page list when searching via popup
  • Fix the incorrect landing pages Urls were fixed
  • Fix fixed the problem with displaying the product description in the search popup if the product contains special characters in the name or description
Version 1.20.0
Last Update: May 31, 2023
1.20.0 - May 31, 2023
  • Compatibility we added compatibility with Hyvä Theme for Advanced Search. You can find the 'amasty/module-xsearch-hyva-compatibility' package for installing in composer suggest (Note: the compatibility is available as part of an active product subscription or Support Subscription. For the correct Hyvä compatibility work, the GraphQL module should also be installed. You can find it in the composer suggest 'amasty/module-elastic-search-graphql')
Version 1.19.0
Last Update: Feb 13, 2023
1.19.0 - Feb 13, 2023
  • Compatibility now Amasty Advanced Search is read compatible with GraphQL. You can find the 'amasty/module-elastic-search-graphql' package for installing in composer suggest (Note: the compatibility is available as part of an active product subscription or Support Subscription)
Version 1.18.4
Last Update: Jan 20, 2023
1.18.4 - Jan 20, 2023
  • Improvement we added the possibility to clear data from the amasty_xsearch_users_search table. Now when deleting data from Magento search_query table the data from amasty_xsearch_users_search will also be deleted
  • Improvement we improved search on CMS pages so now it is first of all carried out by the titles
  • Improvement we optimized the data loading process for the Search Popup
  • Fix the issue with incorrect class namespace was resolved
  • Fix now the colors on the Analytics Dashboard are displayed according to the diagram legend
  • Fix we fixed the problem with the message displaying when there are no search results
  • Fix now when using Google Chrome on Android OS the search is triggered when the 'Next' button is clicked
  • Fix we solved the problem with incorrect search results when the search query contains an ampersand
  • Fix we resolved the problem with adapting the Search Popup to the window size
  • Fix we eliminated the problem with two URLs containing in the page base URL in case of a multiple store
  • Fix we fixed the incorrect search sequence
1.18.3 - Oct 18, 2022
  • Fix we fixed the compatibility with Amasty Custom Stock Status so now the message about no search results is displayed in the popup as it should
  • Fix we fixed the error occurred when the compilation mode is being used
  • Fix we resolved the problem with the search popup displaying
  • Fix the issue with the loading Amasty_Xsearch/js/wrapper component was resolved
  • Fix we eliminated error messages duplicating when Recently Viewed widget is enabled
  • Fix we corrected Recent and Popular searches widgets work
1.18.2 - Jun 22, 2022
  • Fix we fixed the compatibility with Amasty Hide Price
1.18.1 - Jun 09, 2022
  • Fix we corrected the module performance and searching processes for Amasty Advanced Search
1.18.0 - May 18, 2022
  • New for all Amasty solutions, we have compiled separate packages, each of which includes a unique set of extensions. So that you can more easily find all available updates for your package in the Change Log tab, please find the menu on the left and choose the extension(s) included in the package. (A list of extensions included in a package can be found under the Description tab)
Version 1.0.0
Last Update: Apr 26, 2022
1.0.0 - Apr 26, 2022

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