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How to modify joomla default search module to add a dropdown

Posted on 2010-11-14
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Is there a way to use template override to add a dropdown that displays a list of submenu items to limit the joomla default search module to?  What kind of query would I need to generate the list of submenu items?  How can I force joomla to limit the search list to these litems after I add the dropdown to the default.php?
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It might be worth having a look at some extensions to handle this..?
http://extensions.joomla.org/extensions/search-a-indexing/site-search
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would these allow to add a dropdown to search a specific set of pages or categories
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I am not sure to be honest, I just thought before trying to write your own script for this, to read through the extensions and see if any handle your request
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