Does anyone have any idea where I would start regarding having CMS pages show up in search results, not just products on the front end? I know you can do a redirect with a keyword, but I don't want to do that. I want the CMS page to actually show up in the search results.

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I think there are two ways to achieve this: changing CatalogSearch and adding a new block.

Changing CatalogSearch

You can change the Result Block, adding a cms search to the query, union it or just add the results to the result array afterwards. However you do it, you have to take care of the difference between cms page and product results.

To change the catalogSearch I think the best starting point is the Mage_CatalogSearch_Model_Resource_Fulltext_Collection. The big problem is differ between a product and a cms page. Maybe it is a good idea to extend the Mage_Catalog_Model_Product class, use it in the collection to initialize new collection items and have a method to distinguish between products and cms pages.

Then you can just check in the block for $item->getType() or something and handle the output accordingly.

This are just a few ideas, I have no idea wether it works this way. Good luck in trying and please report back!

Adding a second block

You can implement a second block under/over the product search results which searches in the cms pages. Depending on the size of cms pages an index might be a good idea but normal it is not needed, I think.

If you need further informations, tell me, then I'll write more with a better device than an ipad and source code by hand.

  • Is it working or not ?
    – Moin Malek
    Commented Feb 28, 2017 at 10:06
  • Is what working? Commented Feb 28, 2017 at 22:58

If you need o search for CMS pages in the search result, you can try this free extension - Magento Free Text Search: http://www.magebuzz.com/free-magento-extensions.html It also has search suggest feature and you can configure the module to search for some product description.

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    could you explain how this extension works and what results to be expected? Commented Jun 13, 2014 at 7:28
  • The extension in not working. do you know the correct one or else any other extensions should support the search for the cms page & static block
    – senthil
    Commented Sep 14, 2022 at 10:27

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