iStore Advanced Search On Leaf Sections Not Working (Doc ID 2220586.1)

Last updated on JUNE 14, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle iStore - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

ACTUAL BEHAVIOR
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In advanced search, under "Categories" LOV, iStore only shows navigational sections but not leaf level sections
Need to conduct search on the leaf sections to narrow down.

 

Leaf section definition:

A leaf section is the last section(s) in a site section hierarchy node. A leaf section may be a Featured or a Navigational section --- what characterizes it as a leaf section is its location in the hierarchy and the fact that it cannot have subsections.

Typically, a leaf section will contain only products.

 



EXPECTED BEHAVIOR
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"Categories" drop-down should all sections (navigational and featured).

STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:

1. Create below section hierarchy.

Root
  |
  Desktops
        |
         Sentinel Desktops..



2. Set "IBE:Use Category Search" = No at iStore application level

3. Access iStore customer runtime-UI

Navigate to "Advanced Search" page
See list of choices under "Categories"
You will only see "Desktops" but not "Sentinel Desktops"

Cause

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