How to get Contextual search results to work in the portal but disable them in the platform UI and CMS
The Contextual search results are shown using a Macro variable on the catalog item or record producer.
This Macro variable requires a UI Macro and a Widget to be selected in the corresponding fields so that the contextual search results work on the platform Ui and the Service Portal.
To disable this in one of the two places:
This should resolve the issue.