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CraftsMan

Community Member, 35 Posts

28 June 2012 at 2:31am

I am trying to get this working with 2.4. I have a clean install where I am testing this locally but getting a blank results page ( the url is http://localhost/home/SearchForm?Search=Search&action_results=Search )

I cant see anything wrong with my code. I do have a results template. Any idea what might be causing this?

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CraftsMan

Community Member, 35 Posts

2 July 2012 at 9:59pm

I have got this working since. My problem was the results layout file I was using.

I now have a challenge to show search results based on a linked DO. So I want to list search results form the parent DO based on matches from the child DO. Anyone done anything similar or aware of this can be achieved?

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Leon223

Community Member, 10 Posts

5 December 2012 at 1:30am

I have optimized this script for Silverstripe 3. If anyone needs it just leave a message and i will upload the script.

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arnhoe

Community Member, 6 Posts

5 December 2012 at 3:05am

Hello Leon223,

I am interested in your SS3.0 version of this script.

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BartM

Community Member, 9 Posts

4 February 2013 at 10:58pm

Hello there,

I too am interested in the optimized script. Any chance it can still be uploaded?

Thanks in advance.

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Tony Air

Community Member, 13 Posts

5 February 2013 at 6:32am

Edited: 05/02/2013 6:42am

Here's the other SS3 snippet

Page_Controller

public function SearchForm(){
      $searchText = _t('SearchForm.SEARCH', 'Search this site ...');

      if($this->request && $this->request->getVar('Search')) {
         $searchText = $this->request->getVar('Search');
      }
      
      $fields = new FieldList(
         $textField = TextField::create('Search',$searchText)
      );      
      $validator = new RequiredFields('Search');
      $actions = new FieldList(FormAction::create('doSearch','Go'));
      $form = new ZZSearchForm($this,'SearchForm',$fields,$actions,$validator);
      $form->disableSecurityToken()->setFormMethod('get');
      
      return $form;
   }
public $isSearched = false;
   public static $classesToSearch = array('SiteTree');
   public function doSearch($data, $form, $request) {
      $this->isSearched = true;
      $limit = 10;
      $form->classesToSearch(self::$classesToSearch)->setPageLength($limit);
   
      $tplData = array(
         'PageResults' => $form->getResultsByClass('SiteTree'),
         'Query' => $form->getSearchQuery(),
         'Title' => _t('SearchForm.SearchResults', 'Search Results')
      );
      
      $ar = $this->extend('updateDoSearch',$tplData,$form);
      if(!empty($ar)){$tplData = $ar[0];} // dirty
      return $this->owner->customise($tplData)->renderWith(array('Page_results', 'Page'));
   }
public function isSearched(){
      return $this->isSearched;
   }

project / _config.php

Page_Controller::$classesToSearch = array('SiteTree','CatItem'); // set classes to search

CatItem

public static $searchable_fields = array('Title','Model','Manufacturer'); // searchable fields

Page_ControllerExtender

public function updateDoSearch($tplData,$form){
      $tplData['CatItemResults'] = $form->getResultsByClass('CatItem')->setPageLength(9); // here u can set any additional data lists for ur templates
      return $tplData;
   }

Then u can parse ur variables in template any way u need, here's my template for an instance:

<div id="PageContainer" class="typography">
   <div id="HeaderContainer">
      <h1>$Title</h1>
   </div>   
   <% if Query %>
      <div class="h2">
         <%t Page.RESULTSQUERY "You searched for &quot;{Query}&quot;" Query=$Query %>
      </div>
   <% end_if %>
   <div class="h3">We have found following Pages</div>
   <% include PageSearch %>   
   <div class="h3">We have found following Items</div>
   <% if CatItemResults %>
   <div id="BasketItems" class="row">
      <ul class="basketItems clearfix">
         <% loop CatItemResults %>
            <% include CatItemTeaser %>
         <% end_loop %>
      </ul>
      <% with CatItemResults %>
         <% include Pagination %>
      <% end_with %>
   </div>
   <% else %>
      <div class="h3"><%t Page.RESULTSNO "Sorry, your search query did not return any results." %></div>
   <% end_if %>
</div>

Pagination.ss

<% if MoreThanOnePage %>
<div class="pagination pagination-centered">
<ul>
   <li class="<% if not NotFirstPage %>disabled <% end_if %>prev">
      <a href="$PrevLink">&laquo;</a>
   </li>
   <% loop Pages %>
      <li<% if CurrentBool %> class="active"<% end_if %>>
         <% if Link %>
            <a href="$Link">$PageNum</a>
   <% else %>
            <span>...</span>
         <% end_if %>
      </li>
   <% end_loop %>
   <li class="<% if not NotLastPage %>disabled <% end_if %>next">
      <a href="$NextLink">&raquo;</a>
   </li>
</ul>
</div>
<% end_if %>

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