Ajax Search Autocomplete



Magento Platform
Open Source (CE)
1.6, 1.6.1,, 1.7, 1.8, 1.8.1, 1.9, 1.9.1, 1.9.2, 1.9.3

Tech Specifications

Current Version:
Stable Build
08 January, 2019
Extensions, Content & Customizations, Site Search & Navigation
License Type:
Open Software License 3.0 (OSL-3.0)


Ajax Search Autocomplete module for Magento allows your customers to search by the product’s attributes. Includes a category filter combobox. 

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This extension requires the following FREE special service extension be installed in order to function properly: TM Core. Please be sure to install TM Core BEFORE installing the main package of this extension. Please read the TM Core documentation. 

Ajax Search Autocomplete extension was created to improve the default Magento search with the ajax autocomplete feature. It provides your store with an autocomplete box for the text input. Once a user starts entering the query, he can see the auto suggestion directly in a search field. By using our module's settings, you can set the the ajax search by the following product’s attributes: SKU, description, shape, price, status, manufacture, meta keywords. That way you will help your customers to find what they are looking for, much faster.

The module comes with a category filter combobox, the customizable suggest popup and product display in a search box, the configurable input field settings.

Ajax Search Autocomplete extension will help you to:

  • Build a friendly search in your store.

  • Show search results both in left and right columns.

  • Improve the search box look with nice image thumbnail of your product for better viewing experience.

  • Enable the display of available categories directly in search popup.

  • Show the CMS pages such as Contact Us, Terms and Conditions in search popup.

  • Attract the user attention to the different pages in your site.

  • Speed up the search process.

Main features

Customizable suggest popup

Our module will help you to suggest to users the results based on the keywords, tags, catalog categories, they have entered into the input field. If you want to allow visitors to see those results, you have simply to enable the options in a backend. The module’s configuration also allows you to set the height/ width for the suggest popup; set the text display either on the bottom or on the top of popup; specify a text that will be shown when no product was found. In order to show what interesting pages are at your website, you can enable the display the CMS pages in search results. Moreover, you can edit the background, colors and borders of search popup window within one CSS file.

Full control over the input field of the search box.

Using the module settings, you can specify the default text that will be shown in a search field as the introductory text. You can also set the minimal number of characters entered by user, needed to show a suggestion. The display of ajax loader icon is available.

Attractive product display in a search popup

Ajax Search Autocomplete module allows you to show the product thumbnail, product title and description directly in a search popup. The module settings will help you to make the product look meet your website design standard. Via the configuration you can enable the display of short product description; set the description length; show the image thumbnail next to product name; set a width/ height of a thumbnail.

The display of categories in a search box

Ajax Search Autocomplete module enables the display of category filter combobox. It allows your visitors to search by the categories available in your store. Using the module settings, you can set the number of categories to be shown in filter combobox and specify the categories to be hidden/shown in a search popup.

Full features list:

  • Based on prototype library. No need for jQuery or any other javascript library.

  • Completely configurable through an admin interface (overall look, suggested product description, suggested product image).

  • Overall look 100% is based on CSS. Edit the colors, background and borders within one css file.

  • Cache search queries on clients side for better user experience.

  • Enables the display of CMS pages such as Contact Us, Terms and Conditions in popup window.

  • Comes with category filter combobox, customizable suggest popup, product display in search box and configurable input field settings.

  • Comes with CMS search attributes option.

  • Knowledge Base integration.

Installation instructions

User guide

Release Notes

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  • Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    Extension’s templates improved.
    Remove dublicate code.


  • Compatible with Open Source (CE) : 1.6 1.6.1 1.7 1.8 1.8.1 1.9 1.9.1 1.9.2 1.9.3
  • Stability: Stable Build
  • Description:

    - Fixed compatibility with layered navigation on search result page when custom collection enabled.


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