To manage the advanced search form options navigate to Theme Options > Search > Advanced search form and locate the panel below on which you have the following options:
1. Advanced Search Type?
You can choose between 9 advanced search types, which are different in design and in options. Each search type has a specific setup and design. Check the below help articles with narrated video tutorials for each search type:
|Advanced Search Type 1
|Advanced Search Type 6
|Advanced Search Type 2
|Advanced Search Type 8
|Advanced Search Type 3
|Advanced Search type 10
|Advanced Search types 4 and 5
|Advanced Search Type 11
2. Keep Advanced Search visible? Yes/No
This option works only with search type 1, type 3 and type 4. Also this option works with search form displayed on float position over the header.
Help article for how to display the search form on float position.
If yes, the advanced search over header will display in the open position by default.
If no, the advanced search over header will display in the closed position by default.
3. Show Slider for Price? Yes/No
If yes, must setup the Minimum and Maximum value for the Price Slider:
If you set NO for this option, the price field can still be used in search and it will be input type.
The price slider is mobile-friendly, and users can use touch to drag the slider to the desired price value.
The values you set here apply also for the property list directory page.
The currency symbol and position are set on Theme options > General > Price & Currency.
4. Show Drop-downs for beds, bathrooms or rooms? Yes/No
Rooms, Bedrooms, Bathrooms are default fields.
If yes, you must enable the below option to Use Custom Fields For Advanced Search.
If this option is set to no, the fields will show as input forms.
5. Show Amenities and Features fields? Yes/No
If yes, you must select Amenities and Features for advanced search.
6. Use Custom Fields For Advanced Search? Yes/No
If yes, you can set your own custom fields in the spots available.
For advanced search custom form field setup see this help where are all fields that can be added to the search form and is explained how to setup it: Advanced Search Custom Fields setup
7. On Home page – Show only location field
Location field searches for Address, State, City, Area or Zip Code.
If you set this option to yes, on the homepage you will show just the location field in the search form.
8. Setup the Number of Search fields to show in search and No of Search fields per row
With this option, you will be able to set how many fields will be included in the Advanced Search form.
The maximum number of rows supported on the search form is 4, but you can also select 1, 2 or 3 fields.
Note: After you set up the no of search fields and no of search fields per row you must Save Changes, then Refresh the page to get the number of form fields according to your setup.