Search Trigger

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Use the Search Trigger field to retrieve related information from the database and select from different types of search options such as, search, change and blur. The Search Trigger option is available for the Search element. 

How to Video

  • 0:02 An Introduction to the Search Trigger element.
  • 0:17 Navigate to the Index Settings page.
  • 0:22 We show you the Hide Onload option.
  • 0:48 Learn about the Search Trigger functionality.
  • 1:05 Adding Labels and Placeholder text to your Search Bar.
  • 1:40 How to show and hide the Clear Button.
  • 2:00 We show you how to add and configure a table.
  • 3:24 Linking your table to Salesforce.
  • 3:57 Learn about the Search Trigger action.
  • 4:44 Preview the configured form.
  • 6:01 How to disable the form while loading.
  • 6:20 Conclusion.

How to Guide



The search trigger will be the trigger for an action defined in Configure on search action.

  1. Select the expand (+) icon next to the settings icon in Titan Web. A list of elements will show.
  2. Select the Input option from the list.
  3. Select and drag the Search element to the canvas.
  4. Select the Search settings Gear icon. The Search Setting screen opens.
  5. Select the Interactivity option from the list.
Search Trigger option screen
Search Trigger option
  1. Select the Search Trigger drop-down list and set one of the following options.
  • Select the Search option. For this option, the user must select the search magnifying glass to initiate the search.
    • Type search text and select the search magnifying glass.
    • See the Search option example below:
Search option example
Search option example
  • Select the Change option. For this option, the search starts when the user starts typing.
    • Type a letter in the search field.
    • See the Change option example below:
Change option example
Change option example
  • Select the Blur option. For this option, a list shows when the user selects the search field and moves the mouse cursor away from the scope.
    • Select the search field and move the mouse cursor away from the scope.
    • See the Blur option example below:
Blur option example
Blur option example

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