How to disable theme's built-in autocomplete Print

Modified on: Wed, Jan 29, 2020 at 2:44 PM


Some of Shopify themes have built-in autocomplete widget. This autocomplete shows with Searchanise (Smart Search and Instant Search) widget together, and it looks bad.


Below, we wrote several guides for some Shopify themes on how to turn off the built-in autocomplete widget.

If you didn’t find your theme, please look at the theme documentation or contact its support team.


Focal Theme


You can turn off built-in autocomplete widget by deleting class="mega-search__input" from the mega_search.liquid file (can be found in the Snippets section when editing the code of the theme) here:


<input type="search" class="mega-search__input" name="q" placeholder=" 'search.autocomplete.placeholder' | t " value=" search.terms | escape " autofocus="autofocus" autocorrect="off" autocomplete="off">


YourStore Theme


To turn off built-in autocomplete in YourStore theme (https://themeforest.net/item/yourstore-shopify-theme/15812829), go to Layout > theme.liquid and comment out this line:

{% include 'search-autocomplete' %}


Beauty Theme


To turn off default autocomplete in the Beauty theme (https://themes.shopify.com/themes/blockshop/styles/beauty), go to 

Config > settings_data.json and change the line "enable_auto_search": true to "enable_auto_search": false .


Empire Theme


To turn off default autocomplete in the Empire theme (https://themes.shopify.com/themes/empire/styles/supply), go to Config > settings_data.json and change the line "enable_live_search": true to "enable_live_search": false.



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