Friday, 23 January 2015

Drupal 7 - how to make a panelled Search page.

Instructions on how to make a panelled Search page .  Like this

Step-by-step guide

Add the steps involved:
  1. in > admin > Structure > Blocks
  2. Search for your facets and select the block you want them to go in . ie 'Sidebar First'

  3. SAVE

  4. open your View > Page .

  5. under FORMAT change Show to 'Panel Fields'

  6. In Settings choose your Panel Layout from the list. ie 'AT One Column' should display the above block example.

7. And then still in the VIEW - making sure you are in the 'Page' display; otherwise you won't see this option. Under 'Advanced' - you should now see under 'Exposed Form' the text 'Exposed form in block:' - Change this to Yes.
8. Once you've added this to the view you'll now be able to go back to > structure > blocks.
And see the exposed form here to move to the block you wish.

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