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Search by category

Search by category Module

Developed by Community developer

More than 90 % of users recommend this product


The average rating includes all reviews over the last six months.

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Users think this product is suitable for e-merchants who are:

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Search by category is an advanced Prestashop search block module with a categories filter drop-down selection. This module is built on Ajax technology which provides instant search result with product thumbnail images

What this product does for you


Navigation Simplify site search

Improve the default Prestashop search block module by adding a categories filter and product thumbnail images to the instant Ajax search result


  • Categories drop-down filter
  • Product thumbnail images
  • Fully responsive
  • Multi-language
  • Multi-shop
  • Ajax search
  • Instant search
  • Custom title, custom placeholder
  • Cache feature: improve the speed of the search block, includes option to delete cache anytime you want
  • Category depth level
  • Option to excludes specific categories from the categories drop-down filter
  • Custom category name prefix

Frequently bought together

Add "Search by category" to your cart along with:

  • Powerful filtering engine, that can instantly process thousands of products without timeout errors. Tested on stores with 20 000+ products

  • Display any type of carousel in your store. Manufacturer and Supplier logos, any type of products, even Instagram images and Latest tweets.


What your customers will like

Quickly filter search result by selecting a category to search in, view the search result more visually with product thumbnail images, Ajax search and instant search

Support and updates

You automatically get 3 months of support for this product.

For 90 days after your purchase, you can enjoy technical and feature support, as well as access to updates available for this product.

Make sure this product runs well on your store for 12 months with Option Zen!

With Option Zen, you get access to ALL updates for the product for one year following purchase. Support from the product developer is available by email to answer all your technical and feature-related questions.

What is Option Zen?

Option Zen includes two services:

  • Unlimited after-sales support during the period covered by the option
  • Access to all updates for the product during the period

Option Zen is available at a discount when purchasing this product, but, if you miss out, you can also buy it via your customer account later. It is valid up to one year following the date of purchase of your product. The earlier you buy it, the longer you can enjoy it!

What does it include?

The following are included in Option Zen:

  • questions about using the module/theme;
  • solving technical problems related to the module/theme;
  • access to all module/theme updates.

The following services are not included in Option Zen:

  • customization and special development;
  • installing and updating the module/theme;
  • solving problems concerning third-party services, hosting, the server, or the PrestaShop software.


This module is absolutly great . I have an eshop with over 10000 products and the search was really slow. With "Search by Category" module the search is super fast and easy even whithout choosing the category from dropdown menu. The developers are very helpful and willing to solve any problem . I really recoment this module , it is simply to use and and effective

George N. - 05/16/2017

I had a question for the search bar in a different place. They have helped me and asked if I was still more things. Good services.

Mark L. - 10/13/2017

Very good module and nice support!

Radu c. - 01/08/2018

The reviews were selected by the developer of this product according to the satisfaction expressed by the customers.


This module can be installed easily as other standard Prestashop module. Just go to website backend, upload the module and install. A document with detailed steps of how to install the module is also included.

What's New in Version 1.0.3(07/21/2018)

  • Bug fixes

About the developer

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  • 3 months of free support (Learn more)
  • Developed by a Top Developer
  • Documentation included
  • Compatibility v1.6.0.4 - v1.7.4.4

  • Version 1.0.3 (07/21/2018)

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