Facets are used to group search results based on predefined fields. They allow users to further narrow down search results.
If you want to include facets in your search results page, you must first create facetable fields. These fields can only be dynamic module items or custom fields created for any module. If you want to create date and time and numerical facets, you must create fields that has a Date and time or Number field types.
The fields that are indexed by default when you create an index are not facetable. For more information, see Create search indexes.
To mark fields as facetable you need to edit or create an index.
You can place a Search facets widget only inside a Section widget and it must be on the same page as the Search results widget.
To do this, perform the following:
In advanced settings you can configure the following options:
You can also change the following labels and messages
The search results from facetable fields cannot be filtered by permission, therefore the facet category includes a count of the results even if they are not accessible. Fields with sensitive information should not be made facetable.
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