This minimal and lightweight plugin will highlight search terms on your search result page. Furthermore, when you navigate to a content page via the search result, the search terms will be highlighted on the content page as well. This works by using specialized URLs on the search result page.
- Highlight search terms on the search result and content pages
- No configuration needed
- No StyleSheet
- Only standard WordPress hooks used
- Only 30 lines of code
The highlighting works by wrapping each search term with
<mark> tag. The plugin does not provide any styling. Browser’s typically display mark tags with a bright yellow background. It is recommended to define your own styling for mark elements in your theme CSS.
Simply install and activate the plugin. No configuration is needed.
In most cases, the plugin works out-of-the-box, should you experience any problems it is most likely due to an incompatibility with your theme or another plugin on your site. Please open a topic in the support section and we’ll figure it out together.
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Contributors & Developers
“Minimal Search Term Highlight” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.Contributors
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= 1.0.1 (2018-12-14)
- Remove word boundries in regex to allow highlighting word fragments as well
= 1.0.0 (2018-08-09)
- First stable release