Quick search

Quick search 3.6

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Compatible XF 2.x versions: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2

Quickly find threads in a forum.

(Example of Quick search box on forum list)


(Example of quick search results)


(Example of Options page)


(Example of User group permissions)


  • Quick search box located in the 'forum list' searches thread titles in all forums.
  • Quick search box located in the 'forum view' searches thread titles in the current forum.
  • Quick search box located in the 'thread view' searches thread titles in the current forum.
  • Quick search box located in the 'resource manager' searches all resource titles.
  • All phrases start with quicksearch_ for your convenience.

Typically you will set 'Yes' for the following two user groups:

Unregistered /Unconfirmed

Questions and Answers:

Q: Are view permissions honored?
A: Yes. Members will only see results which they have view privileges to.

Q: Are all results shown?
A: No. The number of results shown is based on the quick search options page 'Limit'. Newest threads will be displayed.
First release
Last update
5.00 star(s) 3 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Quick search v3.6 changes: Fixed issue with web content accessibility. Fixed issue with...
  2. See description

    Quick search v3.5 changes: Now works with XF 2.2 and newer.
  3. See description

    Quick search v3.4 changes: Fixed issue with forum view and thread view not limiting results to...

Latest reviews

What an helpful add-on, thank you very much!
Very helpful addon to extend our forum. Thank you.
This is just great. Ability to search resources on resource index page is just perfect! Thank you, Andy!
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