Install a Search Client in Khoros (Lithium)

Find discussions and posts faster on Khoros boards. This article walks you through the process of installing a SearchUnify search client on a Khoros board.

Install a Search Client in Khoros (Lithium)

To start, download your Khoros (Lithium) search client and extract zipped files.


Sign Into Khoros and Navigate to Studio

  1. Sign into your Khoros community as an admin.
  2. Click Community Admin.

  3. Enter Studio.


Create a Khoros Component

  1. Click New Component in Components.

  2. Enter a name and click Create.

  3. From the files extracted after downloading the search client, open searchUnify_Component with a text editor and copy the code.
  4. Paste the code in Component Content and press Save.


Set Up Three Endpoints


OPTIONAL. Create a New Khoros Page

The Khoros component that you have just created is inserted into a Khoros page. You can select one of your existing community pages to host a search bar and search results, or create a new one. This section explains how to create a page in Khoros from scratch.

  1. Click Page, and then New.

  2. Enter a page name in New Page Name prefixed by ForumPage., select One Column from the Page Layouts dropdown, and click Create.


Insert SearchUnify Component in a Khoros Page

  1. Expand the Custom Components menu.

  2. Click to add the component to the page you have selected or created.

  3. Drag the component from common-header to main-content and press Save.


Activate the Page

  1. Navigate to Admin.

  2. Click Content.

  3. Click Custom Pages.

  4. Select a page from the Forum Page dropdown and click Save.

Last updatedTuesday, February 6, 2024

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