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DataStore Record Search


The Data Store Record Search element allows users to search for Data Store records from within Easysite pages.  This element is available when Data Store is installed in Easysite, and when the current site has at least one active Data Store instance.

DataStore Record Search Element

1. Drag and drop the DataStore search element onto the page or template:

DataStore record search icon

2. Configure the element. The following view will be presented:

DataStore record search screenshot v7

3. Edit/Configure:


Select an appropriate DataStore.

Note: the following view will be presented:

DataStore record search configuration screenshot v7

Show Per-Field Search         

If required, check to display dedicated search fields for elements set as ‘Show in Search’.

Show Keyword Search       

Check if required.

Only Show results with Live Pages

If required, check to limit results to records which have been displayed on a page.

Show results per page

Enter the required number of results per page.

Show Results Full Screen

Check if required.

Note: if this option is selected the following view will be presented:

DataStore results preamble screenshot v7

If required, enter an appropriate preamble

Show search field set

If required, check to insert a border around the search interface.

Show search A-Z

If required, check to display an a-z filter for search results.

Show search pagination

Check if required.

Initial display

Select whether to display just results, just the search function or both on first page load.

Results Sort Field        

Select a field for the data to be sorted by. Results will be sorted alphabetically.

Results view

Select to display result in table, list or card format. This is an un-styled example of the card view:

DataStore card view


Select Classic or Lean markup as required. Note: this option will typically be selected during design integration.

No Results Message   

If required, enter a custom no results message.

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