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Fixed Vertical Search Button Plugin

How to place a floating search button that will be vertically fixed on the side of your Joomla site and will return search results from site content?

Your answer is our Fixed Vertical Search Button, a system plugin for Joomla that works in all Joomla versions. Once this plugin is installed and enabled, it will show a small search magnifier icon on the edge of your screen. On click this smoothly opens and allows to provide search text and on click or enter shows the result on site. You can decide to hide on home page or apply filter with item IDs.

It uses Joomla’s native search function to make query and to display search results. The plugin offer tons of customization for styling so that the search icon can blend seamlessly in any template style and color.

Basic Plugin features
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= Enable/Disable on Popup windows
= Enable/Disable for RSS
= Enable/Disable for Ajax
= Skip/show in Homepage
= Itemid filter with included only/exclude only options
= Enable/Disable for Mobile devices (small screen)
= Position in left or right side of browser

Search related features
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= Search through Joomla! native search
= Search through Joomla! smart search (Joomla! 2.5 only)
= Auto-alert for whether smart search component is enabled or not (Joomla! 2.5 only)
= Design related features
= Define the vertical position for the search logo
= Define the vertical position in percentage or pixels
= Set search box width
= Choose the background color for the search logo from visual color picker or with Hex color code
= Choose the ‘on hover’ color for the search logo from visual color picker or with Hex color code
= Choose the background color for the submit button from visual color picker or with Hex color code
= Define the color of box border from visual color picker or with Hex color code
= Set a limit for Max. character limit for a search word
= Slide in, slide out animation: on hover / on click

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2014-04-02
Reviews: 2
Thank you very much for this extension. It`s awesome. A good improvement would be to make it show searched for phrases inside the preview text (bold, color), but the rest is ok!
Owner's reply

Thank you for your suggestion, we will implement this in our next release.

2014-01-07
Reviews: 12
I would of said excelent but considering it cost $18 and i had to pay for it aswell as the code breaks my site from being w3c transitional aswell as there demo site when you look at the page source the end tag the code of this plugin continues after that it needs fixing.
Owner's reply

Please contact our support http://codeboxr.com/contact-us.html

2012-10-23
Reviews: 7
this is a great plugin, works perfect out of the box. even, after installing i wanted to modify a feature, so i wrote to the developer, hoping to get instructions which part of the code i should change and in stead of that the next day i got a new version by mail, where my desired feature is selectable in the admin interface ... (left or right position of the search button) ... so ... perfect extension with perfect support. Thanks a lot