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The Best Free Search Extensions for OpenCart

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If you want to make it easier for your site’s visitors to find the products they’re looking for, then you have to check out our favourite free search extensions for OpenCart.  These free extensions will enable you to display product images in your search results, add a search box to your site’s sidebar, or provide a simple Ajax live search tool for your customers.  We’ve also found OpenCart search extensions that will produce search results based on all of the words in a query, let your customers search for items using product ID numbers, or replace error pages with lists of relevant items.

Search Autocomplete Widget

search autocomplete widget opencart extension

This free OpenCart search widget will make it easier for your store’s visitors to find the items they’re looking for, because it produces suggestions and product images the moment they begin entering a query in the search box.  Plus, Search Autocomplete Widget is multi-store aware, it includes spell check and error correction, and it’s very easy to install.

Sidebar Search (Basic)

sidebar search basic opencart extension

If you want to add a search box to your store’s sidebar, then you have to check out this free OpenCart search extension.  Sidebar Search (Basic) will allow you to display a search box in the right or left sidebar of your site, and you can enable and disable advanced search options like descriptions, categories, and subcategories.

Multi Word Search

multi word search opencart extension

Multi Word Search, a free OpenCart extension, will make it easier for your store’s customers to find the items they’re looking for, because it will return search results based on any of the the words they’ve entered in the search box.  Plus, this free extension is easy to install, and it won’t overwrite any of your existing files.

Very Simple Ajax Live Search

very simple ajax live search opencart extension

If you want to display search results as your site’s visitors begin typing a word in the search box, then you have to check out this free OpenCart extension.  Very Simple Ajax Live Search will start producing possible matches when a customer enters the first character in the search box, and it will continue to narrow the result as they type, making it more likely people will find the products they’re looking for.

Search by Product ID

search by product id opencart extension

With Search By Product ID your store’s visitors can find specific items simply by entering their product ID numbers in the search box.  Plus, this free OpenCart extension will automatically take people to the associated product, rather than producing search results, making it faster and easier for them to find desired items.

Smart 404 to Search

smart 404 to search opencart extension

This free OpenCart search extension will turn your store’s error page into another opportunity to help visitors find the products they’re looking for.  If someone visits a page which no longer exists, they will see a list of products based on keywords in the out-of-date URL instead of a 404 page, giving you a chance to show them the relevant items your store carries.

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