SpankyAndy Posted July 30, 2010 Share Posted July 30, 2010 Hi, I've noticed that increasingly, our visitors are using the site search box to try and locate specific items. The general internet population seem to have got used to using Google style searches whereby they can enter anything, including complete sentences, and expect to retrieve relevant results. Unfortunately, that doesn't tend to work too well on the osCommerce search box, so we're having people leave the site when their search returns no results, despite there being relevant products available. Holbi sell an "osCommerce Smart Search" module for £335+vat, but this is quite expensive for us. The osC addons library has several search enhancements, but none of them really allow for the 'natural language' style searches that we're seeing. Real time search suggestions would work to a degree, but not everybody uses these. Does anybody know of any search contributions that may help improve the relevancy of results returned based on varying search phrases? Cheers Andy Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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