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I am faced with a challenge for my company's new website. We are using Drupal 7 and here is the situation: We have approximately 250 doctors in our group and I am tasked with creating a custom search page where users can search our doctors based on certain criteria (e.g. specialty, gender, location, etc.).

I have created a content type of "doctor" and entered all of the physician data that will be needed. My question is: how is the best way to go about setting up the search that I want to give my visitors? I would assume that I need to restrict a search based on content type, but how can I throw the additional search parameters in there? Are there some modules that give very granular options like I'm looking for, or am I looking at having to create and code a custom module??

I'm a little lost and any direction would be very helpful.

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You will need to make use of the views module to create the functionality you are looking for.

  • Create a new display of type page

  • Then select show content of type [Your content type]

  • Add fields you want users to be able to search on

  • Create filters and expose the filters

  • Thanks @4life. I will give it a go and see how it works. – gev125 May 20 '13 at 16:08
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i am sure this is so easy option rather than generating a view .

/** nice snipet to restrict search content type **/

   function mymodule_search_query_search_node_alter(&$query) {
   $query->condition('n.type', 'article', '=');
   }

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