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VirtueMart Search Product Module Doesn’t Return Any Results – VirtueMart 2.0

Are you having problems getting the VirtueMart Search Product module to work?

Want to show images of your products in the search results?

You’re not alone.  There’s quite a number of forum posts out there on this topic.

To get the VirtueMart Search Product module working:

  1. Go to Extensions -> Plugin Manager
  2. From the Select Type drop down on the right, select Search
  3. Find Virtuemart Product and make sure it is published
  4. Next, go to Extensions -> Module Manager
  5. From the Select Type drop down on the right, select VirtueMart Search Product
  6. You should now see a VirtueMart module pop up.  Open it, assign it to a suitable position in your template.  Publish this module.
  7. Next, go to Components -> VirtueMart
  8. Click on Configuration
  9. In the Product Order Settings tab, make sure that in the Available Search Fields (the bottom area) that Product Name is ticked.  Save.
  10. Go to the front end of your website and test out your new search.  You should now be seeing product search results including images.

Sara Thornton

Sara is WebHolism's SEO Guide and Trainer. She's the one you'll see in all our YouTube videos, and helping folks out with their SEO queries on social media. She runs the fabulous SEO Clarity Club which teaches women how to do their own SEO. In her spare time she loves board games, and splashing around in the sea.


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