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Create Properties Search Results Page

In case of Demo Contents Import the search results page is already created and you do not need to follow the 1st part of this section. You can follow the 2nd part in case of manual demo content import.

Part 1

To create properties search results page you need to create a new page. Go to Pages > Add New and give this page a title “Properties Search”, you do not need to include any contents. Select the “Properties Search” template from the Page Attributes section, as displayed in the screen shot below and click “Publish”.

Note: Make sure the name of search page does not conflict with WordPress reserved terms.

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Part 2

After publishing properties search results page you need to go to Appearance > Theme Options > Search ( As displayed in the screen shot below ).

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Select this newly created page in related theme option. As displayed in the screen shot below.

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Configure Properties Search Form

These configuration will affect properties search form in following places on your website.

  1. Both variations of properties search form on home page.
  2. Properties search form widget for sidebar.

To configure properties search form, Go to Appearance > Theme Options > Search, As displayed in the screen shot below.

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Drag & Drop Fields Manager

You can control the search fields you want to display and their order of appearance, Using the drag & drop fields manager displayed in the screen shot below.

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Property Features Checkboxes

On all other occurrences of search forms you can show or hide property features checkboxes to filter search results.

Note: This is not for search form in home page header.

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Location Field’s Customizable Option

Location field is flexible to display 1 to 4 location select boxes.

If you want to display all locations in one select box, Select 1 and provide related title.

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Select 2 if you want to display locations like City > Area OR State > City. Make sure to provide related titles.

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Select 3 if you want to display locations like Country > State > City OR State > City > Area

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Select 4 if you want to display locations like Country > State > City > Area

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Min & Max Price Fields Values

You can change the minimum and maximum price fields values to your needs.

Only provide comma separated numbers. Do not add decimal points, dashes, spaces or currency signs.

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Search Results Page and It’s Header

You can choose the search results page to which the form will send it’s data to get search results. You need to visit he previous section to learn how to create a search results page.

Now, You can choose what type of header a search results page can have. As displayed in the screen shot below.

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Search Results Page Configuration

You can choose the number of properties to display on search results page and the type of layout you want search results page to have. You can also choose the default order of search results. It is recommended to keep it sorted by date new to old.

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