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Step1: Check if the Search Results page exists in admin – pages. If the page doesn’t exist you must create it by using the Advanced Search Results template:
Step2: Enable the standard page style for the search results page.
To enable the standard style for the search results page navigate to Theme Options > General > Appearance and on this section for Property List Type for Advanced Search option choose Standard.
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