SM Search Box Magento 2

This guide will help you install SM Search Box step by step.


At the basic level, this module will require the following condition:

  • Compatible with Magento Community Edition 2.0: Please follow Magento 2.0 Installation Guide to install if you do not have one.
  • Composer (latest stable version)
  • Apache 2.2 or late
  • PHP: 5.5.x,5.6.x and Memory_limit no less than 256Mb)
  • In the future if the conditions change, please check the Magento 2 documentation


  • Step 1: Download and extract the extension’s package on your computer and navigate inside the folder.
  • Step 2: Upload the folder named as app from the package to the root of your Magento site on your server
  • Step 3: On your server, right click and select ‘Use composer here’ to open Command Prompt
    • 1. Please type the following command into the dialog to clear the compiled code and cache:
    • 2. After running successfully the first command, type the following command into the dialog to set up fresh static content to deploy on our Magento store
  • Step 4: Go to Administration page to configure the extension
  • Important Note:

    • After installing extension, you should logout first and then login Admin Panel to ensure all functions work normally.
    • You should disable all caches in cache management in the installation and configuration process.


3.1 Module Demo

You could see the appearance of SM Search Box module as following:

3.2 Module Configuration

Notes: We used the images of module’s installation on Magento 2.0.x to illustrate

In the Administrator Page, navigate to Stores -> Settings -> Configuration and find SM Search Box to configure.
The parameters are divided into the following group:

  • General settings

Let’s look at the parameters in detail:

General settings

  • Enable Extensions: Allow to enable/disable the module.
  • Root Catalog Id: Allow to choose root catalog which SM Search Pro uses.
  • Max Level: The number of child category levels to return.
  • Show Popular Search: Allow to show popular search.
  • Limit Popular: Limit number popular search.
  • Show More Popular Search: Allow to show advanced search.
  • Text Show More: Allow to set text for showing more.
  • Show Advanced Search: Allow to show advanced search.
  • Pre-text: Set the text that is showed above an instance of module.
  • Post-text: Set the text that is showed under an instance of module.

3.3 Page Configuration

  • If you want to use this module , please go to Content -> Page -> Edit Home page item ->Tab Content, add this code to a position:


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