XF 2.2 How to turn off Advanced Search for guests?


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I have been looking at the search functions, and it seems that I can't turn off the advanced search for guests. I thought it was located here in the user group permissions for Search Options. But turning that on and off for guests doesn't seem to have any effect:

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I am trying to give guests a bare bones search function to try and entice them to register. Right now they have a full functioning search option - the same as our senior members. Does anyone have a clue how to turn off Advanced Search for guests without using a plugin? Thanks!
I am not suggesting to turn off the search completely. I am asking how to turn off the advanced search for certain user groups like guests. :)

I've been running my forum for 25 years now, so I am aware how guests behave :p
What do you mean by 'advanced' search?

There is only a single permissions related to search:


The other permission must be from an add-on so you will need to post in the resource thread for assistance with it.
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