Search Particle Documentation

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  • 3 October 2018
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Easily create nice looking search forms with different styles and layouts for Joomla/Wordpress/Grav. See how Search can be designed beautifully on Demo Page.

# Search Package contents

Files Description
jlsearch.yaml Contains the Search particle settings.
jlsearch.html.twig The Twig file to pull information, settings.

Installation Installing the particle on your website is a really simple process. You can refer to the document here to know more.

Requirements Search requires Uikit 3 for Gantry 5 Atom to be installed and enabled in your theme layout settings.

Note For Joomla, you need to create a menu item to display the search result page in order to make the search particle work. You can refer to the official document here to know more.

Go to Template/Theme Settings > select the Layout to add Search particle (i.e: Home) -> Layout tab -> Drag and drop the Search Particle from Particles panel (left corner) to the section you want to display Search.


Settings Description
Title Customize the search title button when hovering.
Placeholder Input your custom search placeholder
Search Type Select the search style.
Line Height It’s useful if you assign search to navigation, you can modify the height of search item to match with your menu item’s height.
Form Style Set the search form style.
Drop Position Select the position for Drop search form style.
Mode Display the drop search on click or hover.
Search Icon Position Set the position for icon style.
Show Large Form Show large search form style.
Inverse Color Set light or dark color mode for input text, icon.
Padding Custom the padding(rem units) for search form if you assign the search to navigation section. Example set the padding same with navigation menu items like: 5rem 5rem 5rem 5rem
CSS Classes CSS class name for the particle.

General tab

Please take a look the documentation here for more detail about this tab settings


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