I think I am missing something with the Ajax search bar. Most of the time it works great, but when I search for certain items it brings up items that are completely unrelated. These items don't have this word searched in their title or listing or anywhere else that I'm aware of so I'm not sure what it's pulling to bring up these random listings. For an example, go to my site and search for “luau” and it brings up 179 results…and there are only about 20 or so luau items in my shop…the rest of those should have no “luau” in any party of the listings. Or try searching the term “candy” and all of the instant download files appear with the candy themed items. These files do have mini candy bar wrappers included in the description but not in the main title. I guess my question is what exactly does Ajax pull from when they do a search and can it be just post title exclusive?
OK…so I have an example in all of my listings on how emails should be sent and it says: Example: Order #31987654 – Luau Invitation
So when you search for Luau themed items EVERY item that has that one word in the description as an example is being pulled up. Is there anyway to prevent this? I would rather it not search the description and just search the post title.
Actually we are leveraging the search functionality directly to WooCommerce. Practically, you are seeing the same result if you were searching by the WooCommerce product search widget. The add-on is just fetching those results and showing them with ajax, without a pageload. So we've zero configuration and control in the ajax search on that add-on.