Needle – Laravel Faceted Search
Needle is a faceted search system build with Laravel 5.4 marked up with Blade template. All search request perform with ajax so there is no redirecting or refreshing the page, it return the result very quickly.
All codes are very simple and nested properly. It’s very easy to modify. All of the search keys are returning form database so no need to add too many search options or checkbox in html just add your products to database and the search panel will update itself. Any kind of website can use this faceted search system. ex: any kind of eCommerce, Hotel Booking, Automobile Showroom etc.
Crawl efficiency & SEO performance
This can be an enormous challenge for eCommerce sites, which can have hundreds – or even thousands – of pages which are similar versions of the same product/category. With multiple possible combinations of attributes (color, sizes, material, etc.) for each product on the site, Googlebot could waste a ton of your crawl bandwidth crawling in and out of navigational filters.
You will need to make sure your server meets the following requirements:
- PHP >= 5.6.4
- OpenSSL PHP Extension
- PDO PHP Extension
- Mbstring PHP Extension
- Tokenizer PHP Extension
- XML PHP Extension
- Bootstrap 4.0.0-beta
- jQuery 3.2.1
- jQuery UI 1.12.1
- Normalize.css 7.0.0
2018.06.15 - Add "Clear all filters" button 2018.06.15 - Replace custom pagination with laravel-bootstrap default pagination (more efficient, less bug) 2018.06.15 - Improve code quality. Reduce search time and page loading time. 2018.02.10 - Display available product quantity on search list 2018.01.22 - Upgrade search engine 2017.12.06 - Bug fix: '500 server error' on `offers` selection 2017.11.09 - Bug fix: Stop previous Ajax request if new request starts. (effective on large database or low bandwidth) 2017.11.01 - Bug fix on "Load more >>>" of "Type" filter 2017.11.01 - Add meta tags to improve SEO and control Spider Crawler 2017.10.23 - Collapsible search option 2017.10.23 - Add "Load more item>>>" in search option 2017.09.11 - Add ajax search box 2017.09.04 - Framework upgraded to Bootstrap 4.0.0-beta 2017.08.19 - Add items display per page 2017.08.19 - Add ajax pagination 2017.07.23 - Add sorting