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Configure Global Synonym Search Settings 


The feature is available starting from OroCommerce Enterprise v5.0.6. To check which application version you are running, see the system information.

In OroCommerce Enterprise Edition, you can create a synonym group where a search for one word from this group in the OroCommerce storefront would return results for all the synonyms in this group. Synonym management is enabled globally and per website in the system configuration, and subsequently managed through Marketing > Search > Search Synonyms in the main menu.

To enable search synonyms globally:

  1. Navigate to System > Configuration in the main menu.

  2. Select Commerce > Search > Search Synonyms in the menu to the left.


For faster navigation between the configuration menu sections, use Quick Search.

  1. Сlear the Use Default checkbox.

  2. Select the Enable Search Synonyms checkbox to add the ability to search for synonyms during the full-text search in the storefront.

  3. Click Save Settings.

Search synonyms global configuration option

Once search synonyms configuration option has been enabled, the feature is added to the main menu under Marketing > Search > Search Synonyms.

Illustration of how enabling the search synonym configuration option triggers the creation of the Search Synonyms menu under Marketing.

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