00-xtdir-extended-search-form-modulesShow your customized extended search form in any page!

"SobiPro has a Search Box and an Extended Search. To empower this feature, we publish a module to show this same search form in any page position"

In a nutshell

Two modules are available, Extended Search Module for SobiPro (submits the query to SobiPro) and Extended Search Module for Joomla-SobiPro (submits the query to Joomla general search, requires our Search Plugin to be activated).

The modules load the Extended Search Form and allows to display it in any page position.

  • Extended Search Form in any page position, with Multi-Level Category Filter
  • Support for SobiPro or Joomla Search Mode
  • Support for cookie form saving and autocomplete.
  • Support for Empty Search (no keywords), filtered by Category or Unrestricted.
  • Support for third-party radius search and maps.

Extended Search Module 19,99 € / 6-month Subscription
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All paid memberships include upgrade & support for 6 months on unlimited sites, ticket support (http://support.extly.com).

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Includes all products: AutoTweetNG, Joocial, XTDir, Business Pages, etc.

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Examples & Demos

Please, check it here in the demo site  http://demo.xtdir.com, where you can find the classic SobiPro business directory, with 2.000 more entries to fill the catalog.

Tutorial: XTDir for SobiPro - How to extend your directory

Chapter: Extended Search Modules

XTDir for SobiPro - How to extend your directory - Online Web Presentation

Adobe PDF | Adobe PDF PPTX

XTDir-How to extend your directory

Extended Search Module for SobiPro


Extended Search Module for SobiPro - Search Configuration


Extended Search Module for SobiPro - Basic Configuration


Extended Search Module for SobiPro - Advanced Configuration


Extended Search Module for Joomla-SobiPro


Extended Search Module for SobiPro - Search Configuration


Extended Search Module for Joomla-SobiPro - Basic Configuration


Extended Search Module for Joomla-SobiPro - Advanced Configuration


Extended Module integrated with Joomla Search

A Joomla search page with the extended search module on top to show all search option, and the list of associated results. The standard simple Joomla search form is hidden.


Customer Showcase

Extended Search with myjoom's Radius Search Application


Extended Search with CorShops's JMaps Google Mapping for SOBIPro and JMaps


Category Navigator

The search module customized to show only the 3-Level categories and two select inputs, and no search box (with Empty Search mode enabled).


Two-Column Extended Search Form



About Empty Search Mode

The Empty Search allows to return results even when there's no keywords, filtering only with the remaining fields.

  • SobiPro Search Mode with Category Filter
  • SobiPro Search Mode Unrestricted (*)
  • Joomla Search Mode: The Search Plugin+ (Plus) is required for Empty Search (no keywords) support.


These are the parameters of the module:

  • Section
  • Category List Mode: N-Level
  • Categories Order
  • Category List Filter
  • Box Width
  • Box Text
  • Search Button: No / Yes
  • Search Button Image: No/Yes
  • Button Text
  • OpenSearch autodiscovery: No/Yes
  • OpenSearch title
  • Menu
  • Allow Empty Search Box
  • Module Class Suffix
  • Caching
  • Cache Time
  • Autocomplete, It works only in the search box. It does not complete other fields, and only fills the field with information pulled from SobiPro.
  • Radius Search: Compatible with myjoom's Sobipro Radius Search Application
  •  100% jQuery (cleared of mootools dependencies)

Developed with FOF - Framework on Framework is a RAD framework for the Joomla! CMS.


  • SobiPro 1.1 (recommended), or superior / SobiPro 1.0.8 is supported in compatibility mode
  • Joomla 3 / Joomla 2.5, or superior
  • PHP 5.3, or superior
  • MySQL 5.5 (recommended), or superior


  • License: GNU General Public License v3.0
  • Usage license will never expire. You can use the software FOREVER.
  • Unlimited sites or domains.
  • During the subscription period, you can download new versions, with major features and minor fixes/enhancements, or request assistance in our ticketing system. Once the subscription is over, you can renew it, or create a new topic in the community forum.
  • You can use the software on ALL YOUR sites under the terms of GPLv3.
  • No part of our source code is encoded.