How to add custom search URL links to civi CRM advanced search

1.Perform a search, then click on the “select all contacts” radio after the search on top left. Then pull down the “more actions” menu and select “New Smart Group.” Give your group a name.

2. Then go to: Manage groups.

3. Find your new group in the list and right click on  contact link.

4.When you get to that page, click again on the black link:   Edit Smart Group Search Criteria for Search Partners (Smart Group)

5. Save that link and add it to main menu


To change the search to the type of contact AND the profile view,  must select the contact type TWICE.