How to set up Search-as-you-type (SAYT)

Search-as-you-type, also often referred to as SAYT, allows search results to appear as direct links as the visitor is typing.

  1. Make sure that the desired engine is selected from the engine drop-down
  2. In the navigation, select Configuration SAYT settings
  3. Optional: Select a color in the Accent Color field
  4. Optional: Add one or more search terms to the Popular Searches field
  5. Select Disabled or Category from the Facet field
  6. Optional: Define a font size (in pixels) in the Base Font Size field
  7. Optional: Add a URL to an image in the Default Image Path field
  8. Add a URL to a search result page in the Search results URL field
  9. Select a language from the Language drop-down
  10. Click the Save button

Enabling Search-as-you-type on the website

The following only has to be done once per implementation in order to enable the SAYT feature.

  1. Click the Implement tab within the SAYT settings
  2. Copy the script from the code block
  3. Insert the script on the website just before the closing </body> tag as advised