is it possible to do a detailed search? (5 posts)

  1. Piet Bos
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Hi, I hope that I am not asking for the impossible here!

    On this website you can see that the visitor can do a detailed search with little drop down menus.

    Is there a way to add that to WordPress too?

    I have been staring at the code for a while and I think it is done with a javascript called datasource-min.js. More info on that particular script I have found on Yahoo: http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/datasource/.

    Apart from changing some simple data in javascripts, I don't have any experience building something with it.

    Anybody can help or point me in the right direction?


  2. esmi
    Forum Moderator
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Try looking for an advanced or enhanced search plugin.

  3. Piet Bos
    Posted 6 years ago #

    thanks for your suggestion! unfortunately that didn't help me any further, as the one or two plugins that come close to the example I gave in my original question (this website) have not been updated since August last year...

    Any other suggestions?

  4. Piet Bos
    Posted 6 years ago #

    so can I conclude this is sth just not possible?

  5. bes2362
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Quite a few websites have these, i think it depends on the e-commerce/web platform a website uses. I understand there are a few plug ins that you can use. Maybe asking people with good search facilities what they use might help?

    The best one ive seen is also a site selling Light bulbs and fluorescent tubes!

    Maybe its just something in that industry!

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