Whenever I enter the keyword in the search bar and hit enter then the results are not related to that keyword.

For example, when i start typing madinah arabic there is a lot of results against that keyword in product search suggestions but when I hit enter it is giving totally different results in the Magento catalog search.

Product Search suggestions :

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Catalog Products Result :

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  • Do you know the concept of Visibility?It determines if the product is visible in the catalog, and made available for search. Values: Not Visible Individually — The product is not included in product listings, although it might be available as a variation of another product. Catalog — The product appears in all catalog listings. Search —The product is available for search operations. Catalog, Search — The product is included in catalog listings and is also available for search. Jan 10, 2020 at 9:34
  • Please check the visibility of Madinah Arablic reader book product and also check if product is in stock or out of stock Jan 10, 2020 at 9:36
  • yes I checked the visibility of products and its set to catalog, search option. Jan 10, 2020 at 9:49

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Try to set the search type to 'Fulltext' in 'System > Configuration > Catalog > Catalog Search' and then reindex the magento, check if this solves the problem.

  • there is no option of search type in catalog search Jan 10, 2020 at 9:31
  • I'm using Magento 2.2.9, few months I go I used to see this option Search Type, but not any more after I updated my magento (composer update) same version 2.2.9. Not sure if it got removed. @AliSultanKhan since you have 2.3, do you have elastic search option? Jan 25, 2021 at 21:23

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