Analtyics showing empty space query, how to remove?

So, my elastic search analytics is showing a bunch of queries off of "", an empty space. When you click into it, you see the various "click thrus", but the empty "" are being generated from searches that have spaces. ie.

"Mary had a little lamb" <-- that generates 4 queries of an empty space. Why?

How can I adjust my analytics so these "empty" strings are not polluting my data?

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Hi @sacramone :wave:

The empty queries you're seeing shouldn't come from a query like "Mary had a little lamb". Are you able to reproduce that with a new engine?

Even though search on initial load is disabled, that doesn't prevent a user from triggering an empty search afterwards, so that could also explain the empty queries you're seeing.

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You know, I'm a little new to this - when you say "with a new engine", can you expand on that?

Is there a way to prevent an empty search after initial load?

Can I get some eyes on this? :slight_smile:

I'm talking about creating a new engine in the App Search dashboard.

I think setting alwaysSearchOnInitialLoad: false should do that.