Site Search Keywords returning mostly full URL paths

With the Site Search Keywords feature, the keywords that are being returned seem very random. Most of what is being returned are full URL paths, the top keyword displayed is the full URL of the website itself - which doesn’t seem correct. Is there a way I can check for the validity of these results?

Hi @cathysitzes
I would say some users are trying to search URLs? Or maybe you misconfigured something…
Did you try to search something yourself in your website to check if the search is well tracked?
How did you configure the search:

  • In the measurable default settings?
  • In the site settings?
  • What is the URL pattern of a search result page? (or maybe you send yourself the tracking request to Matomo via HTTP?)