Joomla Sphinx Search component

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Description

Our Joomla Sphinx search component enables the Sphinx-powered search with high-performance and more relevant search results.

Features:

  • Included Joomla Sphinx Search component to use power of MVC architecture;
  • Included 5 Sphinx Search plugins for each type of content;
  • Google-like search syntax;
  • High searching performance;
  • Improved search result relevance;
  • Supports friendly URLs SEO settings;
  • Supports morphological word forms dictionaries;
  • Supports stemming (English, Russian and Czech are built-in);
  • Supports stopwords;
  • Supports both single-byte encodings and UTF-8;
  • And many other Sphinx features

Requirements:

  • Sphinx Search 0.9.9 or higher
  • Joomla 2.5 (also compatible with Joomla 3.0)

Screenshots

Joomla Sphinx Search component in action
Joomla Sphinx Search component in action

Joomla Sphinx Search plugins

Plugins provide Sphinx Search for:

  • Articles
  • Categories
  • Contacts
  • Newsfeed
  • Weblinks

How to enable plugins for each type of content?
We assume that Sphinx Search and Joomla Sphinx Search component is already installed.
If not please read this Joomla Sphinx Search installation tutorial first.
During installation 6 additional Sphinx Search plugins will be installed among with component.

Now go to Joomla backend → Extension → Plugin Manager and select the type ‘Search’ into the dropdown list. There you will see recently installed Sphinx Search plugins.

Click on the plugin name to specify sphinx search settings and enable the plugin which you would like to use.

If you activated plugins for Content, Newsfeed and Contacts then standard Joomla search form will looks like:

joomla search box with sphinx search

Support

This component is developed by Ivinco. If you need commercial support, or if you’d like us to customize the Joomla Sphinx Search component to suite your needs, we can help.

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