WordPress OpenSearchServer Search Plugin allows to use OpenSearchServer to enable full text search on WordPress-based websites.

Author:Emmanuel Keller - Naveen.A.N - Alexandre Toyer (profile at
WordPress version required:3.0.1
WordPress version tested:4.1.4
Plugin version:1.5.10
Added to WordPress repository:09-06-2011
Last updated:05-05-2015
Warning! This plugin has not been updated in over 2 years. It may no longer be maintained or supported and may have compatibility issues when used with more recent versions of WordPress.
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OpenSearchServer plugin

The OpenSearchServer Search Plugin enables OpenSearchServer full-text search in WordPress-based websites. OpenSearchServer is an high-performance search engine that includes spell-check, facets, filters, phonetic search, and auto-completion. This plugin automatically replaces the WordPress built-in search function.

Key Features

  • Full-text search with phonetic support,
  • Queries can be fully customized and the relevancy of each field (title, author, ...) can be precisely tuned,
  • Search results can be filtered using facets,
  • Automatic search suggestions through autocompletion,
  • Spell-checking with automatic substitution,
  • Search into your files: .docx, .doc, .pdf, .rtf, etc. The plugin will extract text from your attachments and index it.
  • Automatic indexing of content as soon as it gets published, edited or deleted,
  • Can index and search through all type of content,
  • Can index and search every taxonomies,
  • Can be easily set up and tweaked through web form page
  • Supports multi-sites installation,
  • Supports a WPML plugin for translation,
  • Includes several filters and actions to allow for more customization via other plugins or themes.

See the screenshots page for more!