How do I use Quick Search?

To enable Quick Search, log into your 3dcart Online Store Manager and, using the left hand navigation menu:

  1. Go to Modules
  2. Look for the “Quick Search” module and click on its + icon to expand it
  3. Place a mark in the “Enable Quick Search” checkbox and click “Save”

Additional Information
Direcly below the Eable Quick Search checkbox, is a field labeled “Number of Quick Search Items.” This field allows you to control how many quick search results are shown in the initial search view. The default number is 3, but you may change this to suit your needs.


The built-in Quick Search functionality in 3dcart allows visitors to easily find products within your store by displaying product matches as the user types in the search box. So, quick product results are suggested to the visitor as they type the keyword.

The keywords used for the search will be gleaned from the product’s name, descriptions as well as product specific keywords designated for the products individually.

Similar to the front-end Quick Search, the Admin quick search will easily find Orders, Products and Customers using the improved search for the 3dcart Admin panel. A real time preview of your possible search term will display as you type. What’s more, the quick search function will categorize your search result previews by labeling whether they are product, orders customers, etc.