Welcome to the Advanced Sphinx Search Pro Guide!

Advanced Sphinx Search Pro is the most adaptive Magento 2 search engine! It gives customers search needs in a split second and provides highly relevant results.

First, please find your extension in your account in My Downloadable Products section. Then, start with Installation and Quick Start option. It is best to follow our step-by-step guide in order to configure the best search results.

Go ahead, dive in!

First of all, you need to install our extension, and then, separately, install search engine on your server. Here you will find instructions, how to do it on different platforms.

Then you will need to connect Sphinx Engine, and configure search results.

This should be a good beginning!

How to install the extension

How to install the extension Backup your store's database and web directory. Login to the SSH console of your server and navigate to the root directory of the Magento 2 store. Copy installation instructions from the page My Downloadable Products to SSH c...

Core Search Settings

Core Search Settings Here you can quickly navigate across all functionality settings we have. Please use the list below to navigate. This section covers all topics, necessary for working with indices, and consists of the following subsections: Search In...

Configure Search Indexes

Configure Search Indexes Search Indexes are the most important part of your search subsystem. The purpose of storing an index is to optimize speed and performance in finding relevant documents for a search query. Without an index, the search engine would...

Implementing Custom Search Index

Implementing Custom Search Index Sometimes it's need to have specific type of Index, which is either not included to our Magento 2 Elasticsearch Extension or Sphinx Extension, or belongs to some third-party extension. In this case custom index can be impl...

Configure Global Search Settings

Configure Global Search Settings This section describes, how you can customize and greatly improve the relevance of your search results by configuring Search Settings. The most important part is Global Search Configuration. It is located at System -> ...

Configure "Long-Tail" Search

Configure "Long-Tail" Search This section describes the Long-Tail Search feature, that will allow you to have correct search results for words that contain dashes or other non-alphabetic symbols. You can also replace on-the fly the most typical errors cu...

Manage Landing Pages

Manage Landing Pages Landing search page is special search result page, with a static URL, where customers are redirected on using some search expression. Let us have a large number of frequently asked (or just a promotional set) models of Samsung phones ...

Manage Synonyms

Manage Synonyms Synonyms are keywords with the same or similar meaning. All of them are located at System -> Search Management -> Manage Synonyms section. You can either manually add synonyms, or import them from YAML-formatted file. Adding New Syn...

Manage Stopwords

Manage Stopwords Stopwords are words that have little lexical meaning or ambiguous meaning and are not useful during the search (ex. and, or, the, a, with, etc). Therefore, these words should be removed from search phrases to make them relevant. You can e...

Score Boost Rules

Score Boost Rules Score Boost Rules are powerful tool, which allows you to affect relevancy of search results, depending on certain conditions. When Mirasvit Search extension builds search results, it groups them by indexes' position and their position in...

Customize Search Weight

Customize Search Weight Our extension arranges relevance of found products using Global Settings. But sometimes (for example, for promotional purposes) you need to forcibly move one or more specific products to the top, or vice versa, to the bottom of sea...

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting This section contains the most common problems, that customer can encounter, and how they can be resolved: Search is not possible by SKU After enabling fallback search and entering too many words, search fails Autocomplete (and/or Search ...

Sphinx Engine Installation

Sphinx Engine Installation If you would like to use our extension with Sphinx Engine, you need to install it first. Note Warning: The minimum allowed sphinx engine version is 2.2.x, 3.x Installation includes a set of actions, that should be performed u...

Connection with Sphinx Engine

Connection with Sphinx Engine After Sphinx Engine is installed, you need to connect it to our Search Extension. Settings are diffenent depending on where you had installed Sphinx - on the same server as store, or on dedicated separate server. Connect wit...

Search Shell Commands

Search Shell Commands Our Search Sphinx extension also have a command-line interface, which can be used from console or SSH. Here is the list of available commands. (for bin/magento): mirasvit:search-sphinx:manage - sphinx engine management mirasvit:sear...

How to upgrade the extension

How to upgrade the extension To upgrade the extension follow these steps: Backup your store's database and web directory. Login to the SSH console of your server and navigate to the root directory of the Magento 2 store. Run command composer require mira...

Disabling Extension

Disabling Extension Temporarily Disable To temporarily disable the extension please follow the next steps: Login to SSH console of your server and navigate to the root directory of the Magento 2 store. Run command php -f bin/magento module:disable Mirasv...

Change Log

Change Log 1.1.56 (2020-10-05) Fixed Reset Sphinx action clear Custom Base Path folder 1.1.55 (2020-09-07) Improvements Add notification for Search Autocomplete Fast Mode Fixed Sphinx 3.1.1 compatibility 1.1.54 (2020-05-14) Improvements Sphinx ch...