The search function on the website not only can search for terms in the Product Name, Product Description, and Keywords fields but can also be customized to search for terms and keywords in additional fields. You can set the ability for customers to search for content in category pages, extra pages, and custom fields you set for your products.
Customize Advanced Search Options
Log into your Shift4Shop Online Store Manager:
Using the left navigation, go to Modules.
Look for and click on the Store Search section.
Mark the check box labeled Use Advanced Search to expand the advanced search options.
Choose the fields you would like your search terms to be applicable to.
Below is a brief description outlining each option's functionality
Hides the search field completely from the customer view on your website.
Allow for content in on category pages to be searchable.
Allow for content on extra pages to be searchable.
Allow the Product ID/Sku number to be searchable. (Note: this does not include option IDs).
Allow for the manufacturer ID of products to be searchable.
Allow for Product Names to be searchable.
Allow for terms in the extended description for products to be searchable.
Allow for keyword terms in products to be searchable.
Allow for terms in the short description of products to be searchable.
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Allow for terms in custom fields you create for products to be searchable.