Screen shot of the collapsed filter options. Screen shot of the collapsed filter options CiviCRM 5.66.0 Joomla! 3.10.11

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Search Builder is a legacy part of CiviCRM which is no longer actively maintained.

It is recommended to use SearchKit which is included with your version of CiviCRM and can do everything Search Builder could do and much more.

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    Maybe time to put a warning on that screen like on the api3 screen? It's still needed to edit saved searches/smart groups, but could discourage making new search builder searches.
    – Demerit
    Nov 23, 2023 at 15:13

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