What is a search module?

What is a search module?

Search modules provide functionality related to indexing and searching content on your site. To configure the search functionality: Create a page that contains the Search Results module. In the Page Management settings, the administrator must set the Search Results Page to that page.

How do I check my Drupal modules?

Go to Drupal.org, and navigate to Download & Extend > Modules (https://www.drupal.org/project/project_module).

  1. Filter your search using the categories on the module search page.
  2. Click Search.
  3. To further evaluate a module, click its title in the list of search results to visit its project page.

Which type of form is used for search module?

On its own, the search module provides either a plain vanilla search field, or the advanced search form, but doesn’t provide a mechanism for customizing the offerings. It is an either/or proposition.

What search engine does Drupal use?

At first, Drupal 7 has 2 modules for integration with Solr – one of the most popular search engines: Search API and Apache Solr Search.

How do I update Drupal modules?

Using the administrative interface

  1. Put your site in maintenance mode.
  2. In the Manage administrative menu, navigate to Reports > Available updates > Update (admin/reports/updates/update).
  3. Find and check the module in the list.
  4. Click Continue.
  5. Click Run database updates.
  6. Click Continue and apply all updates.

How do I add a search box in Drupal?

Navigate to Administrator >> Block >> Blocks, and set location of Search form to Search Box region. Set the Block title of Search form block as “Search”. The search box will now be displayed in header region.

What is search API?

Search APIs are software components that allow developers to seamlessly introduce search capabilities to websites and applications. They provide backend tools for indexing documents, querying various types of data, managing cluster configurations, viewing search analytics, and more.

Are modules in Drupal *?

A Drupal module is a collection of files containing some functionality and is written in PHP. Because the module code executes within the context of the site, it can use all the functions and access all variables and structures of Drupal core.

How do I update a module in Drupal 7?