Sort panel

MDTF has in-built constructor for the sort panels. This feature you can find here:  Look on this page please to see sort-panel in the action:  It is very easy to create such sort panel: Press “Add new sort panel” Enter title of it Select it “Panel Type” – drop-down or buttons If you want to show… read more

Google map shortcode

Its possible to add Google map into your search template: [mdf_gmap height=”300″ width=”100″ zoom=”11″ maptype=”TERRAIN” metakey=”medafi_map”] height – height of the map width – width of the map zoom – zoom of the map from 1 to 20 maptype – possible values: ROADMAP, SATELLITE, HYBRID, TERRAIN metakey – meta key of the map which was created in built-in meta constructor But… read more

Constant link extension

The plugin has convenient extension – Constant link extension which allows you assemble search results in one short link. Just for example click on the next link please:   You were redirected on the page with search results and link above is very short. How to realize it? Just do next steps please: Go to your site… read more

Changing search form on the fly for different filter-categories

Sometimes sites has a lot of different stuff which should be filtered but has different search parameters. For example, we have woocommerce shop (it is just an example, imagine any scenario you want), and our products is office chairs and PC monitors. It is only 2 kinds in this example but could be more … So, chairs… read more

Using search shortcode

MDTF search shortcode is the second main feature in the plugins functionality after MDTF widget. It is very flexible feature which you can insert not only in the sidebar but in any place of your site. Shortcodes of the plugin you can find here:  Lets go into one of them and lets consider its options: Select filter category… read more

Filtering any post type using shortcode [mdf_custom]

[mdf_custom] – is a universal shortcode which allows site admin user create custom templates and use them for filtering in ajax and redirect mode. Example –  Read more about this  shortcode options here. Note: Available in the premium version of the plugin only! Here you can download free templates which uses in the demo sites of the plugin: – unzip and upload… read more

Filtering WooCommerce products using shortcode [mdf_products]

The plugin has in-built shortcode for woocommerce products filtering, which based on the native woocommerce product shortcode but with additional features. You can create any page then drop there [mdf_products] shortcode with its attributes, then drop  MDTF filter-shortcode or MDTF widget in the site sidebar to display filter on that page, set in its ([mdf_search_form]… read more

Using AJAX in searching for woocommerce

You have 2 ways to make woocommerce products filtering by AJAX. Lets consider way #1: Go to the plugins settings and check this checkbox:  Go to widget OR shortcode and check this checkboxes:  Try it. BUT! No all themes compatible with its functionality, because a lot of developers overrides woocomerce hooks woocommerce_before_shop_loop and woocommerce_after_shop_loop not in the right way… read more

Creating simple woocommerce products filtering

So now we have enough information about how to create simple filters which works with taxonomies and meta data on the same time. Lets consider woocommerce now. So the task – create filter for woocommerce products by product category, product attributes and by price. Lets go: Creating filter-sections Go to the filters-sections and create new section there:  Enter… read more