Search Form Setup

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How our search system works. 
You can add some default search fields from WP Admin Dashboard -> Ads Listing System -> Listing settings -> Search settings

Here you can turn options ON/OFF, Set the width. And these will affect on archive form as well.

  1. Search Form Style
  2. Search Form Box Padding
  3. Search Category Icon Type
  4. Input Field Border Radius
  5. Button Border Radius
  6. Search Form Fields Border Width
  7. Search Form Button Border Width
  8. Search Form Fields Height
  9. Search Style 3 Margin Top
  10. Search Form Button Icon
  11. Search Form Keyword-field Width
  12. Search Form Listing Types Width
  13. Search Form Location Field Width
  14. Search Form Radius Width
  15. Search Form Button Width
  16. Search Form Button Margin Top
  17. Gap between Search Fields
  18. Display search block in main part of page?
  19. Advanced search always opened on archive pages
  20. Turn On Advanced Open by Default in sidebar Widget
  21. Show “What search” section?
  22. Ajax Key-word Search?
  23. Example Search Key-words
  24. Show keywords search?
  25. Show locations search?
  26. Show Location Search Level
  27. Show address search?
  28. Show listings counts in locations search drop-boxes?
  29. Show categories search
  30. Show Category Search Level
  31. Show listings counts in categories search drop-boxes?
  32. Hide empty categories in search Form?
  33. Show Listing Type search
  34. Show Listing Type Search Level
  35. Show listings counts in listing type search dropbox?
  36. Hide empty Listing Types in search Form?
  37. Show Default fields Label?
  38. Show locations radius search?
  39. Show locations radius Tooltip Rather than the label?
  40. Dimension in radius search
  41. Minimum radius search
  42. Maximum radius search
  43. Default radius search


Secondly, You can add content fields for Search form Go to WP Admin -> Ads Listing system -> Content fields

Every content field has options to add this content field in the search form and advance as well.

Custom form

Custom form is which you have in the pages like the home page. an element “Search Form” available in the shortcodes. If you add this element on any page. that search will be a custom search and will work globally. This means whatever you will add in this form will affect all the custom search forms.

Archive Form

Archive form is which you can see when you hit a search on the home page and it gives you a result page along with search. This search form called. Archive search.

Widget From

The search form you can see in the sidebar or in the footer is called Widget form. as these can be active from WP -> Appearance -> widgets


In every content field, You have options to add this content field into the advance search form. If you select the box for advance then it will show only when you open the advanced search or if you have selective category. You will click on the category the related content fields will be open in the advance section.

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