Searching for Posts

Description

This plugin is useful for searhing posts by different searching criteria, without refreshing a page, by REST API, on this way the speed is much better.

In custom post type “search post” that is loaded by default with activation of plugin, you could choose different searching criteria for posts.

For example,

you are able to choose would you like to search posts by only typing one letter that is placed in title or content of a post or you could search for posts by Categories or custom post types or you are able to combine all of these elements.

Screenshots

  • First screenshot represents one searching form on admin side.
  • Second screenshot displays shortcode of one searching form.
  • Third screenshot shows the final version of serching form looking from user experience.

Installation

  1. Upload searching-for-posts.zip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Place <?php echo do_shortcode("[search_post id='id_of_serch_post']"); ?> in index.php or header of your templates

FAQ

Why should I put the shortcode in index.php file or in header of templates ?

An answer to that question.

Because of the loop in templates. Searching form needs to be exactly above of the default loop of the posts.

Is the plugin compatible with Custom Post Type UI ?

Yes. Each Custom post will appear in searching that is made with this plugin

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Contributors & Developers

“Searching for Posts” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

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Changelog

1.0.3

  • A change since the previous version.