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PixSearch Ajax Search Module

Editor's Note
  • This extension requires registration to download.
The PixSearch module is trying to mimic a search like the one on
It will perform a backend AJAX Query to the core component com_search and display the results instantly while typing in an inputbox.

PixSearch has been translated in over 20 languages, thanks to the Joomla! comunity.

This module is available for Joomla versions: 1.5, 2.5 and 3x

Demo can be found at: in the upper right corner.

Note: This is not the place to report bugs or request new features, please go to Pixpro Labs forum to do so at

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Reviews: 2
Extesion is a simple, easy to configure .... perfect
Reviews: 3
I have used this and still do on a J 1.5 website and it works excellent!
Had to spend some time to tweak it up to my requirements, but it works and looks great now. And by tweak I mean only CSS styling, nothing too complex.
If you understand CSS and a little bit of HTML you'll have no problems to set it up.
As I'm migrating my website to J2.5 I'll most definitely use the module again.
Highly recommended.
Reviews: 1
4 Stars from me! easy to install and use.

but unfortunately i won't use it as it doesn't have category/article exclusion from results....but looking forward to adding these features in the near future, it will be worth even paying it :)

good job.
Reviews: 1
It's quite easy to use and reactive speedy for search! Most of all, it support Chinese Tradition content.

Great job!
Reviews: 16
This extension is NOT free... requires PAID subscription!!
Owner's reply

The popular PixSearch is FREE and has always been FREE :) We only require you to register on our website to download it. I'm sorry that you missunderstood the information on our website.

We have know made some changes in how the information is presented so hopefully no one else will get confused. Thanks for helping us getting better! /Sarah

Reviews: 14
Simple and effective search engine with AJAX

Reviews: 1
Great Module! Free and very easy to install!Thanks ^^d
Reviews: 1
Great module. Very easy to install and use. Hope it will work with SEF.
Reviews: 114
This is a really nice Module. Loaded first time which is really great. Worked straight off, even better. It would be nice if the Module could do more or maybe you do hacks to make alternative search boxes.

Would be nice if you could have a search box like YELL with two boxes, as I have a client who is in need of a two box search button like below.

Searching for... Plumber, builder etc
Find it in... City, County, Postcode

Do you do anything like this?

This one is really great! THANK YOU!
Reviews: 3
Excellent search module show in a nice way all the results and very easy to install. Thanks a lot for this contribution!
Reviews: 7
Thank you very much for this extension. It`s awesome. A good improvent would be to make it show searched for phrases inside the preview text (bold, color).
Reviews: 5
I had used the original pixsearch, and ran into mootool probs, then went to rokajaxsearch (fine module)and again ran into mootool upgrade issues. Thanks for continuing development, it may be small item but saves me a bunch of time. I hope Joomla 1.6 will be supported.
Reviews: 1
Excellent Module. RokAJAXSearch failed to do the job, this worked excellently.
Reviews: 1
Looked promising.
Tested it on two sites, one useing SEF, one not.
Same result both times: "No result".

This simply doesnt work properly...
Reviews: 2
Doesn´t run on 2 complete different websites. No matter what I type in the searchfield, it allways tells me "nothing found"

Too bad, looks good, but does not work !
Reviews: 3
Install and enjoy, and the new version dont need the mootools. Awesome!

Note for the new version translation you need to rename the file adding the suffix '_ng'.

Congratulations and best regards to the developers.
Reviews: 4
Superb Hifidelio when editing CSS. Very easy to install and set up. Fast and accurate to your queries. I use it for a few months to my satisfaction, and those of my visitors.
So I give 5 stars
Reviews: 12
Works great! Awesome support, and easy configurable plus have translation to other languages!!!

Reviews: 2
This module works fine. I hope in the future they'll enable a google search too.
Reviews: 1
Well not really seconds, but had it working in about 2 minutes. Tried it straight away and it picked up results immediately - very impressed!
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