Edit Search Fields

The fields that display in the Edit Search tab can be changed by editing the quick search template that is selected in the IDX manager. To identify which quick search template your link is using , follow these steps…

  1. Go to your IDX Manager under Preferences on the flexmls menu.

  2. Find the IDX link you wish to change the search fields on. Click on the link name or the Edit button on the right. Be sure the Link Type is a quick search.

  3. Go to Step 2 and read the name of the quick search that is selected.

  4. Go to Preferences>My Quick Search and click on the quick search that is being used in the link and click Edit.

  5. The first page will display the property types that are selected for the user. Skip the Default View section and Click Next

  6. Under Available Fields select the fields you want to allow your visitors to search by and click Add. The fields you add to the Template Layout will appear in your IDX link. If your association has the fields set as private, they will cannot display in the IDX link. To change the order of the fields, select a field under Template Layout and use the Move Up and Move Down buttons.

    On the left is the quick search template editor, on the right is the fields in action on the smart frame search link.

  7. Click Next on the bottom to the save changes. Your IDX link will update immediately.


* Pictures, Documents, Open House and Videos can also be removed under Step 5 “Allow Searching Of” in the IDX Manager.


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